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A dream come true !

As child I was always a fan of the film "Treasure Island" and I have watched it many, many times... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands
First rate attraction

We visited during the schools half term holiday and there were extra special scientific... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Dave W
Grantham, United Kingdom
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2 Water Lane | Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham NG33 5PD, England
+44 1476 862823
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As child I was always a fan of the film "Treasure Island" and I have watched it many, many times. I came all the way from Holland to visit the home of late actor Robert Newton and I was not disappointed. I knew he was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We visited during the schools half term holiday and there were extra special scientific attractions laid on especially for the children that even my 4 year old grandson enjoyed. The manor which was Newtons home is especially interesting and has been left much the same...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Our family visited Woolsthorpe Manor over the weekend and were very pleasantly surprised by our experience and the cost of admission. It was a fun and affordable visit and we enjoyed the opportunity to walk into all of the rooms of the main house without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We planned on a quick stop here on our way up the A1 and ended up staying for 2 hours. What a fabulous place, and one of the kids's favourite now. The staff was excellent, there was a lot of interesting information about Isaac Newton's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stacie G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Woolsthrope Manor was the birthplace and home of Isaac Newton. This is a really pretty manor house, surrounded by lots of natural beauty. The foremost feature are not the buildings or original works of Newton, but the world famous apple tree under which Newton was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SierraAlphaFoxtrot
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We visited here on a return journey from visiting relies up north. It is totally amazing, giving one a taste of Issac Newton's early life. To see his early sketches & the refraction of light drawings. Could have spent longer there - but they were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank diannmary
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit here with our 15 year old daughter on route to Melton Mowbray and we are so glad we did. It was a rainy cold day but we still enjoyed our visit, we left understanding who Issac Newton really was and not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheJacquesTravels
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Fascinating insight into the birtplace and early life of the genius scientist Isaac Newton,we all know the story of the apple and his discovery of gravity,but the you discover much,much more by visiting his childhood home,the manor house he was born and grew up in,the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank michaelsU4968YF
Reviewed 22 October 2018

As a National Trust member this was one of the few local properties that we hadn’t visited before. It’s not the biggest property but is fine for two to three hours but unlikely to fill a full day out. Our teenage son enjoyed the science...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We took our 7 year old here because he loves Isaac Newton. He loved being in his house and see his discoveries. Nice and quiet when we were there so plenty of time to mill about. Staff were great and informative. Lovely little cafe too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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19 November 2018|
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Response from Harry C | Reviewed this property |
The whole site is now closed for winter building works until March 2019 taken from the NT site
19 August 2018|
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Response from M5190QPadamm | Reviewed this property |
If your driving come down the A1 & come off at Grantham. It’s about 5 miles from there, all sign posted, plus whilst your in the area, I also recommend going to see Belton House. Hope this helps !
Mostafa K
9 February 2018|
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Response from 178deanw | 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