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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

Mattersey Priory11.03km from Gainsborough Old Hall

Mattersey Priory is a ruined medieval Gilbertine monastery situated on the River Idle in peaceful Nottinghamshire countryside.This is one of the few priories belonging to the order of St Gilbert of Sempringham based in Lincolnshire. Now all that remains are a few ruins in a field. All that is left of the cloisters and kitchens are the foundations in the grass.

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.

Daneshill Lakes14.83km from Gainsborough Old Hall

Daneshill Lakes is an area of restored and flooded gravel pits that now provides a home to a diverse range of wildlife. The gravel pits themselves have been flooded to create an open water habitat surrounded by willow woodland. There's wetlands, woodland, grassland, flowering plants and lots of wildlife to look out for on the site. Look out for grebes, swans, willow warbler, whitethroat, and blackcap on your walk.

Dunham Toll Bridge15.55km from Gainsborough Old Hall

Dunham Bridge is a toll bridge across the River Trent in England. It spans the border between the administrative counties of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire to the west and east respectively. One of the engineering marvels in this area and this bridge makes the transportation easy for peoples.

Where is Gainsborough Old Hall

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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.