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Gunby Hall

Gunby Hall, Gunby, Spilsby PE23 5SS, UK

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About Gunby Hall

The National Trust's Gunby Hall and Gardens is a beautiful 18th-century house with Victorian gardens located in Lincolnshire.  The house has been the seat of the Massingberd family since the 15th century but what we see today is a sedate William and Mary mansion, built in 1700 by Sir William Massingberd. Surrounding the hall is a 100-acre park, listed as being of historical significance and laid out in the style of Lancelot "Capability" Brown.



Attractions near Gunby Hall

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, home to the Massingberd family from 1700 until 1967. The Hall has three floors to explore while outside the gardens are full of color throughout the seasons. Paths across the park and estate offer gentle strolls as well as longer walks, where you can tread the footsteps of Gunby’s former guests including Lord Alfred Tennyson and Ralph Vaughan-Williams. The estate is a green oasis in an area of intensive arable cultivation and increasing commercial development.

Batemans Brewery8.65km from Gunby Hall

Batemans Brewery is an English brewery based at Salem Bridge Brewery in Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, and founded in 1874. The company owns 69 public houses, with 23 situated in Boston alone. The brewery focuses on cask-conditioned ales, their best known being XB and XXXB. Their slogan is "Good Honest Ales".

Alford Manor House9.17km from Gunby Hall

The Alford Manor House is a museum, tea rooms, and licensed venue available for hire. Outside, the barn houses a museum with displays on local history, and recreations of period scenes, including a cobbler's shop and a chemist's. It is a very rare example of a composite structure, featuring a wooden frame with reed and plaster (visible from within the house), encased in brick. Ground-floor and first-floor rooms feature design interventions from Georgian through to Victorian times, while the atti

Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway9.42km from Gunby Hall

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway is a 60 cm narrow-gauge heritage railway, approximately 0.75 miles long, situated in Ingoldmells at the award-winning Skegness Water Leisure Park on the beautiful Lincolnshire coast.  The railway has origins in the network of narrow gauge railways which served Lincolnshire’s potato growing industry. Track and rolling stock came from the trench railways built by the British military in the First World War to take troops and munitions to the front lines.

Fantasy Island10.37km from Gunby Hall

Fantasy Island is a family amusement park in Ingoldmells on the East Coast of England. Opened in 1993, it sits in a busy spread of holiday parks. Enjoy exhilarating rides and roller coasters that are sure to test even the bravest thrill-seekers’ nerves. With fun for all the family, Fantasy Island is guaranteed to have everyone laughing and smiling.

Natureland Seal Sanctuary10.72km from Gunby Hall

Natureland is a seal sanctuary, with a seal hospital, a small zoo, tropical glasshouses and an aquarium. Animals include seals, African penguins, crocodiles, goats, tarantulas, snakes, terrapins, scorpions, as well as tropical butterflies and birds. Glasshouses contain many exotic plants, including cacti from the US, Mediterranean shrubs, and banana plants.

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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.