Skillington is both a parish and a small village about six miles south of Grantham. The parish itself is bounded on the south by Colsterworth parish and to the east by Easton township. Sproxton parish in Leicestershire lies to the west. The parish covers 2,240 acres.
Skillington is a small village, off the main roads. If you are planning a visit:
The town can be accessed off of the A1 motorway south of Grantham. Turn west at Easton.
Kate JEWELL has a photograph of the town green at Geo-graph, taken in 2012.
On 1 April, 1965, this parish was reduced by 1 acre to enlarge Buckminster Civil Parish in Leicestershire. Buckminster transferred a 1 acre parcel to Skillington Civil Parish at the same time (i.e. a "land swap").
On 1 April, 1965, this parish gained 3 acres from Sproxton Civil Parish in Leicestershire.