Woolsthorpe Manor

A frosty winter morning at Woolsthorpe Manor

Important notice -

Please note - the whole site will be closed on Wednesday 31 January for essential work to be carried out.

The world changed here

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What's on 

Upcoming events

House of Light

Fri 26 Jan 2018
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...

Planets, comets, stars and how we see them

Wed 14 Feb 2018
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
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!

Quirky Birds stained glass workshop

Tue 27 Feb 2018
Enjoy this practical workshop using the skills of stained glass copper foiling and create a Quirky Bird in colourful stained glass. Suitable for beginners, age 16+, you will work in a relaxed environment with individual attention and a light...

British Science Week

Wed 14 Mar 2018
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...

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Nature trails with a science twist - your prize will be a Cadbury choccy treat!
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Eating and shopping

A visitor with a bowl of soup and a slice of fresh bread at a National Trust café

Soup and science - what's not to like? 

We're just off the A1 so it's easy to drop in for a light lunch on your travels. Beware, though, lots of people start with the soup and get engrossed in the science!

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Get involved

Volunteers prepare flowers for a special event at Woolsthorpe Manor

Become a volunteer 

We're always ready to welcome new volunteers so take a look at the kind of roles we offer and how to join the team.

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The Manor House from the orchard

A place in scientific history 

This is where an apple fell from a tree - and the way we see the world changed.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Woolsthorpe Manor on the National Trust Collections website