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

Messy science for half term

Thu 26 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Be inspired by Isaac Newton with some messy science for families at Woolsthorpe this half term.

Crafty Sundays at Woolsthorpe

Sun 12 Nov 2017
11:00-14:30
One Sunday a month we're inviting local stallholders to bring their wares to Woolsthorpe for a mini-craft event - just drop in and see what's here this month!

Christmas stained glass workshop

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:30-14:30
Practical workshop led by Strawberry Glass exploring the skills of stained glass copper foiling to make a colourful Christmas decoration to take home. Tuition, all materials and a light lunch included.

Carols and crafts at Woolsthorpe

Sun 03 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
It's becoming a bit of a tradition - this year we'll have Christmas craft stalls during the day and carol singing in the barn from 3pm with mulled wine and mince pies. Start your festive season at Woolsthorpe Manor!

House of Light

Fri 08 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 -...