Come stargazing

Come and explore the skies at Isaac Newton's birthplace - with local astronomers, a travelling planetarium and plenty of science. Hands-on activities, talks and demonstrations -and, weather permitting, some actual stars!

  • Booking essential

Come and explore the skies at Isaac Newton's birthplace - with local astronomers, a travelling planetarium and plenty of science. Hands-on activities, talks and demonstrations -and, weather permitting, some actual stars!

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £9.50
  • Child £4.75

The basics

Booking details
Call 01476 862823
Suitability
Families welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
If you have a telescope and want to know more about it, bring it along. You'll be outside some of the time so dress for the weather and bring a torch.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 February 2018 17:30 - 20:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Visitor Engagement Manager
Email
mia.rice@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01476 862823

Upcoming events

House of Light

Fri 15 Dec 2017
11:00-14:30
Newton's work with light at Woolsthorpe Manor changed the world and made this place a beacon for science. We're inviting the artists and scientists of tomorrow to help tell the story of what happened here 350 years ago and the impact it made on...

House of Light - in the dark!

Fri 15 Dec 2017
17:30-20:00
A spectacular event will celebrate the House of Light season. Inspired by stories of Isaac Newton, we will start with a lantern-lit procession, with stargazing - hopefully the skies will be clear enough for us to see the Geminid meteor shower -...

Woolsthorpe Wassail

Sat 13 Jan 2018
12:00-12:30
Come and sing good health to the trees in the Woolsthorpe Manor orchard - including Isaac Newton's apple tree which is still green and growing.

Planets, comets, stars and how we see them

Wed 14 Feb 2018
11:00-14:30
What keeps the stars in the sky, and how does a comet travel? How do we look at a planet and what are we looking at when we do? Find out more at Isaac Newton's birthplace with family activities, talks for all ages and hands-on demonstrations.

Come stargazing

Thu 15 Feb 2018
17:30-20:00
Come and explore the skies at Isaac Newton's birthplace - with local astronomers, a travelling planetarium and plenty of science. Hands-on activities, talks and demonstrations -and, weather permitting, some actual stars!

British Science Week

Wed 14 Mar 2018
11:00-15:00
British Science Week this year is all about Exploration and Discovery - come and discover some of the hidden things about Woolsthorpe Manor we've been exploring in our Illuminating Newton programme. See how we've used scientific techniques to...