Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor information

Lincolnshire , England
Water Lane
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house & grounds adult/child £6.45/3.27, grounds only £3.50/2.27
Opening hours
11am-5pm Wed-Mon Mar-Oct, Fri-Sun Nov-Feb
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Sir Isaac Newton fans may feel the gravitational pull of the great man's birthplace, about 8 miles south of Grantham. The humble 17th-century house contains reconstructions of Newton's rooms; the apple that inspired his theory of gravity allegedly fell from the tree in the garden. There's a nifty kids' science room and a cafe. Take Centrebus 28 from Grantham (£2.60, 25 minutes, four per day Monday to Saturday).