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Address: Water Lane | Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, Grantham NG33 5PD, England
Phone Number: 01476 860338
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I was a bit hesitant about visiting here but as a science nerd I couldn't resist it. There was a film to start the tour and was ecstatic that as I'm extremely hard of hearing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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London, UK
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London, UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I was a bit hesitant about visiting here but as a science nerd I couldn't resist it. There was a film to start the tour and was ecstatic that as I'm extremely hard of hearing there were subtitles available. The science centre is fun especially for children and there's an interesting upstairs on light if you can deal with the... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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48 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

For a short visit this is one of the nicest NT properties my wife and I have visited. Interesting exhibits on theme of Newton and lovely home made soup in cafe! The house is kept in a very simple style so one can imagine life there for Newton.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I visited here a year ago- having been very excited at the prospect of visiting somewhere that is so poignant in scientific history and I wasn't disappointed. The gardens are beautifully maintained and unspoiled- walking around the grounds itself you can take in the natural beauty of the land. The staff are incredibly knowledgable. There is a tea room which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable visit here today. Very knowledgable and helpful guides - I was given a folder with photos and information on the rooms upstairs as I was unable to climb the stairs. Fantastic hands on "science room" for the younger (and maybe older ) generation. Great coffee and cake. And the sun came out. Wonderful carpets of cowslips around the place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We visited, having been about ten years ago when my children were young. the house and activities were really eeducational but made more interesting by the enthusiasm and information given by the staff and volunteers. I actually understood the scientific side!!!! A beautiful house and grounds. I'd recommend to all ages.

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West Country
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Hands on experiments and information in one of the barns added greatly to a morning spent at the farmhouse where Newton formulated his ideas. Very knowledgeable and friendly guides were on hand to make the science side of things accessible for all.

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Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Living in Grantham for over 20 years now my husband and I thought it high time we visit the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton. We had been meaning to check out this place for a while and when we did we were not disappointed. Fascinating insight into Sir Isaac Newtons early life. Well worth a look. The place is small... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Issac Newtons birthplace. Very nice large cottage. Lot of interesting facts from the guides. Things to do for children. Place for picnics and also somewhere to eat.

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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We visited Woolsthorpe Manor, former home to Isaac Newton on Monday 20th April, after revisiting nearby Belton House. Isaac Newton made many of his most important discoveries about light and gravity here when he was forced to return here from Cambridge, during the plague years of 1666-7. There is a short film to watch first, giving you an insight to... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

On a warm March afternoon we were warmly welcomed to this gem of a small English Manor House where Sir Isaac Newton was born and raised. It's only a mile and a half away from the A1 and well worth a visit.

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