Long Bennington is a village in South Kesteven, south Lincolnshire, England. It is equidistant from Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire and Grantham, Lincolnshire. Lying alongside the A1 road, it's main street was once part of the Great North Road from London to Edinburgh until December 1968.
The name is from the Old English Long+Beonna+ing+tun, meaning Long Farmstead of Beonna, and appears as Beningtun in the 1086 Domesday Book. The name was Bennington for centruries, but as the village grew along the road, restricted one side by the river Witham, it added the adjective Long as a descriptive phrase.
Long Bennington is a thriving rural village with excellent amenities, serving a population of around 2200. it is twinned with the village of Bretteville ''Orgueilleuse in Normandy, France.