Carlton le Moorland
The village of Carlton le Moorland is situated a short distance from Newark, Lincoln, Grantham and Sleaford with easy access to the A1, A46 and A17.
Carlton le Moorland is part of a community of villages that includes Bassingham, Brant Broughton, Norton Disney, Stapleford and Witham St Hughes. There is wonderful path between Carlton and Bassingham, perfect for a stroll, look out for the artworks as you go.
The area is a popular with antique hunters with the International Antique Fair held at Newark Showground, plus auction houses in Newark, Thorpe on the Hill and the Hemswell Antique Centre is half an hour away.
Should you wish to dine out, the village has a pub and there are many excellent local pubs and restaurants for you to enjoy. We'll be happy to help you make a reservation and find a place to suit your needs.
LINCOLN - 9 miles
Lincoln is a historic city with a 13th Century Cathedral, a Castle and and Roman walls. The Castle holds a copy of the Magna Carta, a victorian prison and has wonderful views from it's Medievil Wall Walk. There are plenty of historical buildings to visit. The area called Steep Hill just near the Cathedral is a must see with it's quaint shops and narrow cobbled street, and it is a steep hill!
The city also benefits from a modern shopping centre and a variety of high street shops and restaurants.
At the begining of December each year, Lincoln hosts it's wonderful Christmas Market. Held around the historic quater it sees up to 250,000 people visit the city to savour the festive spirit.
NEWARK - 9 miles
Newark is a bustling market town. It's imposing 12th Century Norman Castle, a Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, is now surrounded by tranquil gardens. The new National Civil War Centre and Civil War Trail will help you to learn more about this fascinating period of English history and the critical role Newark played within it.
Newark has an attractive market square, and many independent shops, cafes and restaurants. It is very popular for antiques having a number of antique shops and auction houses
Newark Showground is 15 minutes away, which is home to the International Antiques Fair and many other events.
Plenty to do and see locally
There are lots of places of interest within short driving distance of The Grange. We will be happy to help you get the most out of your visit.
If you are interested in historical buildings Belton House is not far. Nearby Doddington Hall with its excellent Farm Shop and Cafe is well worth a visit. We like to do a long walk around Whisby Nature Reserve and then shoot to Doddington Hall to the cafe for a treat.
The area is popular for both walking and cycling. We can store your bikes for you if you wish.
The coast is 1hour and 15 minutes away. We can help you plan a route to take in some of ther lovely small towns and villages enroute, including Woodhall Spa and Horncastle on the Lincolnshire Wolds.
A proud aviation history
Lincoln and it's surrounding area has stong links to aviation past and present. Lincolnsire is home to several active RAF bases. The Red Arrows are based at RAF Scampton and the Battle of Britain Memorial flight are based RAF Conningsby; both are often seen in the skies above us. Scampton will host the International Air Display from 2017.
The new International Bomber Command Centre is currently being constructed, although the Memorial Spire can already be seen from all over the city. Monthly tours can currently be prebooked. Once completed it will be a centre dedicated to learning about and remembering those who served with Bomber Command, including the 25,000 who died from Lincolnshire bases. The Visit Lincoln Aviation Trail covers all aspects of our rich history, including the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, and for those who are interested it is a great way to spend a few days.