15 days in Grantham & Chester Itinerary

15 days in Grantham & Chester Itinerary

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15 days in Grantham & Chester Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
Train:  45 min
1
Grantham
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chester
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Nottingham

7
nights
Grantham

Grantham ©
Grantham is a market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. For shopping fun, head to Garners Fine Art, Antiques & Interiors or The Pottery Painting Cafe. Venture out of the city with trips to Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields (in Bawtry), Retford (Sundown Adventureland & St Swithuns Parish Church) and Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at PF International Kart Circuit, contemplate the long history of Woolsthorpe Manor, see human ingenuity at work at Rutland Water, and tee off at Stoke Rochford Golf Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grantham tour planning site .

Nottingham to Grantham is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive. In January, Grantham is a bit warmer than Nottingham - with highs of 15°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Chester.

Things to do in Grantham

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Retford, Melton Mowbray, Rutland Water, Garners Fine Art, Antiques & Interiors, Woodhall Spa Town War Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Flight Deck Reality ©
Flight Deck Reality
Rutland Water ©
Rutland Water
Stoke Rochford Golf Club ©
Stoke Rochford Golf Club

7
nights
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. We've included these beaches for you: Kinmel Bay Beach and Traeth Mawr. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Porth Llwyd Pottery and The Old Auction Rooms. Change things up with these side-trips from Chester: Pensarn (Pensarn Beach & Surfside Amusements), Llandudno (The Mad Hatter Statue & Alice in Wonderland Statue) and Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester, kick back and relax at Llanfairfechan Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Dee.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chester trip builder app .

You can drive from Grantham to Chester in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grantham in January; daily highs in Chester reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Chester

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Llandudno, Abergele, Llangollen, Porth Llwyd Pottery, Kinmel Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach
Outpost Paintball ©
Outpost Paintball

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