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Very interesting for short visit

Small but informative, nice to see the apple trees still in the orchard beside the house. Various... read more

Reviewed yesterday
East Anglia, United Kingdom

We visited on a Saturday in beautiful weather with my elderly aunt, who found the site not only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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2 Water Lane | Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham NG33 5PD, England
+44 1476 862823
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Reviewed yesterday

Small but informative, nice to see the apple trees still in the orchard beside the house. Various items and drawings on display showing Sir Issac Newton's work.

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday in beautiful weather with my elderly aunt, who found the site not only delightful, but relatively easy to navigate. The members working here were very friendly and engaging, especially in the house itself, and were able to intelligently answer questions...More

Thank chloebridlexxx
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited here with my primary school age children. I wasn’t expecting much to be honest (just the famous apple tree and old house). It’s so much more than that! The house and apple tree are obviously very interesting to see, and there’s a little...More

Thank VickyPeterborough
Reviewed 4 days ago

The small country farm house of Sir Isaac Newton, one of the greatest Englishmen of all. See his very humble birthplace and discover how he experimented with light and prisms in his small bedroom. A discovery centre in the outbuildings show how important his contributions...More

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superbly atmospheric place and a real National Trust gem indeed. Our first visit, and well worth going. Interesting film show, fantastically friendly and knowledgeable staff. There is a children’s educational area with games, costumes etc The house is well preserved and even has original 17...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 4 days ago

Issac Newtons home. The house was interesting to look round with a great insight into his home life as a child.The famous apple tree in the garden which set off his work towards the theory of gravity. The science exhibition was fascinating and there was...More

Thank Caninecaper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short walk around. Very exciting guide! Strange feeling to seeing so ancient apple tree and Isaac's drawings on the walls inside the house!

Thank selgaschu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely house, so old and full of history, wonderful day out, careful of the front door, it's quite small, I nearly knocked myself out.

Thank Norma O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Isaac Newton's house and the famous apple tree. The house is quite small and ony takes about half an hour to view. The period furniture is from the V&A, so we were told, and a few of Isaac Newtons possession's are spread throughout the rooms....More

Thank treb0rladd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fascinating place where the story of Sir Isaac Newton and his amazing discoveries is clearly portrayed for all ages of visitors. The volunteers in the house itself were very interesting to talk to. And the practical experiments were fun...even for the grandparents!

Thank MickyYorkshire
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Mostafa K
9 February 2018|
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Response from Dean W | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the delay, A1 to Colsterworth and as you enter the village there is a right turn to Woolsthorpe, at the brow of the hill turn left following Brown sign to Woolsthorpe manor it is at the bottom on the right. enjoy
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
27 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.