A little bit of history
Sleaford has a rich history and was once gifted to the first Bishop of Lincoln by William the Conqueror.
Need to know
Absolutely Fabulous' Jennifer Saunders hails from Sleaford.
Sleaford has several large chain supermarkets but for a variety of local produce head to the Manor Farm Shop in Leasingham. And for award-winning sausages, look no further than Picks in Dorrington. Ruskington boasts a popular garden centre, but our tip is to time your visit so that you can make the most of their restaurant. After all, shopping can work up quite an appetite.
SLEAFORD CERTAINLY HAS A SPORTING SIDE TO IT AND IS HOME TO CRICKET, RUGBY, FOOTBALL AND BOWLS CLUBS.
The A15 heads north to Lincoln and south to Peterborough The A17 and A153 link with the A1.
Sleaford railway station. Grantham railway station offers links to London King's Cross.