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Gainsborough Old Hall

Parnell St, Gainsborough DN21 2NB, UK

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall is among the biggest and best-preserved medieval manor houses in England. It is part timber-framed but mostly brick-built. It is a splendid monument to one man’s ambitions and accomplishment, across one of the most turbulent periods of English history. Pay a visit to learn about the families that have lived in and managed the old hall through the centuries and to find out how the house has been involved in British history.



Attractions near Gainsborough Old Hall

Sundown Adventureland11.25km from Gainsborough Old Hall

Sundown Adventureland is a children's theme park in Rampton, Nottinghamshire, UK. This theme park especially designed for the under 10s has everything needed to make them feel over six feet tall! There are plenty of exciting rides to choose from, such as Rocky Mountain Ride and River Barrel Ride to name a few. Next stop would be Toy Town, or perhaps pop on the eye patch for the Pirate Adventure, docking in Smugglers Cove.

Bassetlaw Museum13.8km from Gainsborough Old Hall

The Bassetlaw Museum is a museum in Retford, Nottinghamshire which documents the history of North Nottinghamshire from the earliest times to the present day. It is situated on Grove Street, Retford.Over the last twenty years its collections have quickly grown due to generous donations by local people. The collections include local history, archaeology, decorative and fine art, agriculture, costume and textiles.

Foss Dyke17.4km from Gainsborough Old Hall

One of Britain’s oldest canals dating back to 120AD, the Fossdyke Navigation in Lincolnshire links the River Witham to the River Trent.It was built by the Romans to join Lindum Colonia to the River Trent. The canal has been used to transport cargo for almost 2000 years, including the stone used to build Lincoln Cathedral in the 11th century.

RAF Scampton heritage centre18.86km from Gainsborough Old Hall

RAF Scampton is renowned as the former home of the famous World War II Dambusters 617 squadron. However, Scampton was established in 1916 during World War One. The museum covers the history of the station from the Great War to the present. It includes many artefacts relating to 617 Dambuster Squadron, including a half-sized bouncing bomb.

Doddington Hall & Gardens21.72km from Gainsborough Old Hall

A privately owned, fine late Elizabethan Mansion with stunning gardens, located just outside Lincoln. Discover the history and heritage of Doddington Hall and enjoy their 360 virtual tours. This Hall is also the setting for many weddings and events, concerts and exhibitions and has five holiday cottages available for short stays. Visitors are able to explore not only the Hall and Gardens but also the Bike Shop, Café, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Home Store, Farrow & Ball and Country Clothing Store.

Where is Gainsborough Old Hall

Discover more attractions in Lincolnshire, where Gainsborough Old Hall is located

Lincolnshire76 attractions

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.