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Gainsborough Old Hall

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Lovely old interesting place

We loved our visit and really enjoyed wandering through the old hall. It's beautiful and the staff... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan C
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hull
Immersed in history.

Wonderful two hours spent entranced listening to the passionate crew who have prepared the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
haze4rob
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Woollamia, Australia
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Regularly described as a “hidden gem in Lincolnshire” this exciting visitor attraction offers a variety of events and exhibitions and an award – winning schools’ education programme. Owned by English Heritage the Hall is operated by Lincolnshire...more
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Parnell Street | Lincolnshire, Gainsborough DN21 2NB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our visit and really enjoyed wandering through the old hall. It's beautiful and the staff are lovely. I would definitely return again.

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GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful two hours spent entranced listening to the passionate crew who have prepared the recording of information.

Thank haze4rob
GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and our audio visual guide. We think it is rather special too.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on a cold wet day and really enjoyed a snack lunch in the clean and welcoming cafe. The Old hall was super with excellent information around and really interesting facts about food and how the hall had been used. I have never...More

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GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like your history you will love this place. It was visited by Kings and Queens, lords and ladies, preachers and tyrants! Richard III, Henry VIII and Catharine Howard stayed here. John Wesley preached here. The Great Hall is a fantastic Medieval Room, as...More

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GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your trip.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic building full of history. Had heard about a costume display on, but although the staff never said this was in the middle of been taken down, and as staff weren't present at the time it would have been nice if the boxes had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came up to visit the old Hall on the recent bank holiday Monday. Easy to find with the town as signposted well. We are English heritage members so a visit represented more value on our card price. Myself my wife and our three year...More

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GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gainsborough beer festivals home is this magnificent building. Go early as it gets packed. A wonderful example of a classic early English building.

Thank skiman2424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No regrets. I had not arrived with high expectations- but it ended up being a first class visit. Friendly greeting and staff. A special ‘theatrical event’ - executioners gruesome tale. Good quality, easy to use audio guide (sorry forgot to check which other languages it...More

Thank MultitaskingGlamMum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off en route to the Bransby Horse Rescue in Lincoln as we are English Heritage members. The hall is easy to find and there is ample parking at town centre car parks which are literally a few hundred yards away. Parking reasonable. We paid...More

Thank andy s
GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review we are glad you enjoyed your visit to us. If you are visiting us again did you walk through the market place and over to Marshall's Yard ? It is a heritage shopping center built within the old Marshall's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gob smacking, jaw dropping, the Great Hall took my breath away, it's awesome. A picture cannot tell the full story, one has to stand and stare, the kitchens are very impressive and filled with all the different types of food the owners would have eaten....More

Thank 860rosie
GOH1460, Manager at Gainsborough Old Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Lilybellalex
26 May 2018|
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Response from GOH1460 | Property representative |
Hi if you go to our website under the tab Visiting Us is a section called Access and Facilities on that page you can download our full access statement. The whole ground floor is easily accessible but we have no lifts to... More
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jokaromeo
27 February 2017|
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Response from GOH1460 | Property representative |
We are open 10am-4pm tomorrow.
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