Tetford is situated at the bottom of 320m high ridge on which runs the Bluestone Heath Road. From the Heath Road Lincoln Cathedral, Boston Stump and the North Sea can be seen on a good day.
The roads in the village form a figure eight. The White Hart Inn was frequented by Samuel Johnson. The Village has the Edward Richardson Primary School, a doctors surgery, a 14th. century church, and a number of other businesses. The Cross Keys Inn is just outside the village on the way to Salmonby.