Girton is both a small village and a parish on the east bank of the Trent River, 9 miles north of Newark and 130 miles north of London. Lincolnshire forms the eastern border and the Trent River the western border. The parish covers 1,075 acres.
If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, take the A1133 trunk road north out of Newark-on-Trent towards Gainsborough, turn left just after Besthorpe to enter Girton village.
John SLATER has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2012. It's useful to stop by and get a schedule of current events. The hall can be hired for your family re-union!
You can see pictures of Girton which are provided by:
Girton has flooded many times from the ravaging Trent River. Richard CROFT has a photograph of the Girton floodmarks on Geo-graph, taken in January, 2008. The church is on the only high ground in this parish.
The last flood was in 2012.
Richard CROFT has a photograph of a flooded Trent Lane on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2012, during that flood.
Richard CROFT advises that you pay attention to the No Parking signs on Geo-graph, taken in January, 2008.