Woolsthorpe Manor

A frosty winter morning at Woolsthorpe Manor

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What's on 

Upcoming events

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 -...

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!
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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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History

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