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Sleaford is a small market town with a great choice of schools, a range of supermarkets and bustling shops. There is a market square, which hosts markets on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays; as well as occasional Farmers Markets and a Christmas Market in December.

The town is situated in the county of Lincolnshire, and is only eighteen miles south of the Cathedral City of Lincoln. Aside from its great schools, the area is best known for its strong agriculture and horticulture industry, and its close proximity to several RAF bases.

Sleaford is close to the historic buildings of Belton House and Belvoir Castle, which host events throughout the year. Celebrities Jennifer Saunders and Abi Titmus were born in Sleaford; and the nearby market town of Grantham was the birth-place of Margaret Thatcher.

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Lifestyle

The town of Sleaford offers a rural location with quick access to town shopping and pubs. If you want to escape to the countryside, there are lots of areas for walking nearby and local Woodland Waters for camping and fishing. It is well placed for commuting in any direction, and with its low crime rate and great choice of schools, it is ideal for raising a family.

The range of schools in the area offer very good OFSTED results.

Primary Schools: William Alvey Church of England School, St Botolph’s School is a Church of England Primary School, Church Lane School, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic School.

Secondary Schools: Kesteven and Sleaford Girls School, Carreā€™s Grammar School, St. Georges Academy.

Transport Links

Sleaford is conveniently located; only eighteen miles to Lincoln, forty miles to Nottingham, and fifteen miles to Grantham which offers one-hour direct trains into London Kings Cross. There are good transport links by bus and train to Lincoln, Grantham and other nearby towns/villages.

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