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Booking your Manor House visit

A selection of scientific instruments on a window sill beside a pile of books at Sir Isaac Newton's home, Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire.
Scientific instruments at Woolsthorpe Manor | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Visit the place where Isaac Newton changed the world. You don't need to book to visit the orchard, Science Centre, or coffee shop. Here’s some more information about visiting the Manor and what to expect when you arrive.

Important information:

  • During school holidays, bank holidays and weekends, the Manor House will be open for timed entry only.
  • You do not need to book to visit the rest of the site: orchard, coffee shop, science centre or gift shop.
  • You can call 0344 249 1895 to book.
  • Please note, Woolsthorpe Manor is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • Last entry to site is 4pm.
  • Bookings are made available 2 weeks in advance.

If you'd like to visit the Manor House, please read below for more information.

Visiting from Monday 15 April?

On Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, the Manor House is open for booked guided tours only between 10am - 1pm. You can pre-book a guided tour two weeks in advance through the website. From 1pm - 4pm (last entry 3pm), the Manor House is open for non-bookable free flow - pick up a timed entry ticket when you arrive.

On weekends, the Manor House is open for non-bookable free flow only - pick up a timed entry ticket when you arrive.

Need to cancel?

If you set up an account when you made your booking, you will be able to amend the date or time of your booking online up to 24 hours before the date of your visit, or by calling 0344 249 1895. If you can no longer attend, please let us know by giving us a call on the same number. This will allow someone else to book a ticket in your place.

When you arrive

  • On arrival, you’ll be greeted by a member of the team. If you have a tour booking, please have your ticket ready either on your phone or a printed copy.
  • If you’re a member, you’ll need to show your membership card.
  • Please arrive in good time for your tour or timed entry slot.
A visitor sits on a bench in the garden reading the Woolsthorpe Manor guidebook.

Book your visit

You can pre-book a Manor House tour on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Booking is not necessary for the orchard, science centre or coffee shop. Book here or call 0344 249 1895.

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