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Woolsthorpe Manor

2 Water Lane | Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham NG33 5PD, England
+44 1476 862823
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This is a gem of a place. Helpful and knowledgeable staff, great interactive exhibits, and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter S
Explorative and enriching

Great visit to the legend that was and is Sir Isaac Newton. Whilst the tour was enjoyable and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shuk Mei H
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2 Water Lane | Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham NG33 5PD, England
+44 1476 862823
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem of a place. Helpful and knowledgeable staff, great interactive exhibits, and a wonderful tour of the house. If you are at all interested in Newton, or science, then go! We saw the actual prism, in Newton's study, that he used for...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit to the legend that was and is Sir Isaac Newton. Whilst the tour was enjoyable and thorough in what scientific discoveries were made in his time at the manor, we were not able/permitted to wander the homes rooms durning the tour, which made...More

Thank Shuk Mei H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely peaceful setting, interesting house and content. Lovely afternoon visit but not really an all day place. My 7 year old grandson found the science experiments fascinating.

Thank jpoole1960
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Not a big place, so limited numbers at some times. Contact them to check before setting out. It's an odd mixture of 17th century social history, science museum style exhibition and activities, a famous apple tree, and Isaac Newton. My wife really took to the...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit for all the family for both the history and the scientific side. There is the science "barn" if you like where the cafe is that is full of interactive activities to aid learning too. Sadly even though we visited in...More

1  Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We spent a good 2 hours looking around the house and garden as well as visiting the exhibits. Would be good for children that wanted to learn about some basic physics. Parking was easy and we walked to the local church where Newton had carved...More

Thank chris4mun
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Immaculately kept as is usual with NT. Fascinating insight into one of our most famous genius scientists. Nice cafe too!

1  Thank EEEandCO
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's historic importance is the main reason to visit. The science activities are the best bit. We went on Apple day, but I prefer it on normal days. Prices seemed higher than I remember; not much change from £20 for two adults and one child.

1  Thank Ladyyy2013
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The story of Isaac Newton told in the orchard on a nice summers day was a lovely treat. Good history in the beautiful British countryside.

2  Thank Palurie
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Visted en route to our holiday in Yorkshire. We thought we would only be here a short while as the property didn't look very big but we stayed over 2 hours! So interesting and although we had heard of Sir Isaac Newton, and the falling...More

Thank Marie C
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Timothy F
2 September 2017|
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Response from 555Julia555 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm the same as Peter S - National Trust member. But it is on the website - nationaltrust org uk woolsthorpe-manor#Prices. Along with lots more info. Woolsthorpe Manor Prices House Open Gift Aid Standard Adult... More
28 April 2017|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Best to ring them before setting off. We went earlier this year and they had guided tours. They might have more going on as Summer approaches but always best to ring ahead and check.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Nick K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a taxi outside of the station but it will cost approximately £20 from Grantham to the manor. Get a bus if you can as the bus station is walking distance from the train station.