Houses & Castles

Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham

Visit this National Trust-owned 17th century Lincolnshire farmhouse where Sir Isaac Newton had his famous revelation about gravity. Explore the orchard with the original 400-year-old tree from which the apple fell and inspired Newton.

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • RestaurantRestaurant
  • Guided ToursGuided Tours
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Baby FacilitiesBaby Facilities
  • Gift ShopGift Shop
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking
  • Meeting FacilitiesMeeting Facilities
  • National Trust

Interactive Science Experience

Visit the Science Centre at Woolsthorpe Manor for a fun-filled, interactive science experience. Enjoy Newton’s theories brought to life through exhibits and hands-on workshops. Test theories about light, forces and motion, space and sound and learn more about Newton’s life. 

Explore Sir Isaac Newton’s Local Area

Woolsthorpe Manor is located on the Newton Trail with designated routes linking to surrounding attractions and areas. Enjoy a walk to St. John the Baptist Church - one of the oldest in Lincolnshire and where Newton was baptised. 

Sir Isaac Newton’s family home and birthplace of modern science

Discover the story of Sir Isaac Newton in every room of Woolsthorpe Manor. Explore where he lived from his premature birth through to his time as President of the Royal Society.

Be transported back to the civil war and experimental science. Visit the orchard where Newton discovered the law of gravity and stand in the room where he used a prism to slit sunlight into colours of the rainbow. Experience the fun of science for yourself at the hands-on Science Centre.

opening times

Friday - Sunday
9:00 - 17:00
Monday - Thursday

entry & prices

1 Adult, up to 3 Children (age 5-17)
Group Adult (Minimum Group Size 15)

Free entry to members.

more information

Woolsthorpe Manor

Water Lane

Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth

near Grantham


NG33 5PD