South Witham is both a village and parish on the River Witham 11 miles south of Grantham, less than a mile off the A1 trunk road to the west. The river flows north at this point, toward neighboring North Witham parish. The parish is bordered by Leicester and Rutland counties on the west and south. The parish covers about 1,770 acres and includes the Forty Acre Wood.
If you are planning a visit:
- "Ermine Street," the old Roman "North Road" to Lincoln, crosses this parish.
- There used to be train service to Bourne and Spalding in the later half of the 1800s and the early 1900s. That service ceased around 1960.
- You can visit the village website to familiarize youself with the place.
- Markery Wood has a car park near the village. The wood is part of the Kesteven Forest.
- See our touring page for visitor services.
You can see pictures of South Witham which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which South Witham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK926192 (Lat/Lon: 52.762476, -0.629148), South Witham which are provided by: