Woolsthorpe Manor House
Woolsthorpe Manor House, Grantham NG33 5NR, UK
About Woolsthorpe Manor House
Woolsthorpe Manor is a typical early 17th-century yeoman’s farmhouse, where Sir Isaac Newton had his famous revelation about gravity. Explore the orchard with the original 400-year-old tree from which the apple fell and inspired Newton. built some time after 1623. Newton returned here in 1666 when Cambridge University closed due to the plague, and here he performed many of his most famous experiments, most notably his work on light and optics.
Attractions near Woolsthorpe Manor House
Grantham Museum is located at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England in the building provided for it in 1926. It interprets the town through its archaeology, various aspects of post-medieval life, local trades and industries. The basis of the collection is material provided by Henry Preston, the first Curator and Founder, and twentieth century additions included material about Sir Isaac Newton, Edith Smith and Margaret Thatcher.
St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, is a parish church in the Church of England in Grantham in Lincolnshire. The church has been a Grade I listed building, since 8 May 1950. This was clearly a church of importance by that time, and the pillars in the eastern part of the nave survive from a Norman cruciform church. The earliest church on this site was built in the early Saxon period and a church was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. You can still see Saxon herringbone stonework near the organ.
Grimsthorpe Castle is a country house in Lincolnshire, England 4 miles northwest of Bourne on the A151. It lies within a 3,000-acre park of rolling pastures, lakes, and woodland landscaped by Capability Brown. Once inside you can see the collection of paintings, furniture, tapestries and objects d’art that fill the staterooms. Thrones and furnishings from the House of Lords are some of the more unusual items on view. There is also an extensive selection of cycle routes on the estate.
A beautiful park which lies on the banks of the River Witham just to the north of Grantham Town Centre. It has a wide range of facilities for young and old and proudly holds the Green Flag Award. It has beautiful playgrounds, exercise equipment, picnic facilities, walking tracks and improved cycling paths, the upgrade also provides an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of the Werribee River and the surrounding environment, including additional tress and plants.
Stapleford Miniature Railway is a preserved 10 ¼" gauge steam railway running through nearly 2 miles of scenic parkland and celebrated its centenary in 2008. Considered one of the finest examples of its type, the railway is now private but still attracts thousands of visitors from the UK and abroad during its two public charity events each year.
Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. The family have lived at Belvoir in an unbroken line for almost a thousand years. The Castle visitors can see today dates from 1832 and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in the country. The estate surrounding the castle contains formal gardens and woodland, all with stunning views. The latest garden restoration programme brought the lost plans of Capability Brown to fruition.
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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.