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Family Fun

Art Competition starts 24th July

We’re celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. All our visitors have the opportunity to enter a competition to design a new landscape for the park/gardens. We will provide a blank ‘canvas’ and the materials to let you create a new masterpiece. Get some inspiration by walking the gardens or strolling to…

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Antiques Fair CANCELLED

The antiques fair scheduled for the weekend (1-3 July) has been cancelled. Unfortunately torrential rain during June has waterlogged the event site and the forecast of more rain this week will not give the ground the opportunity to dry out sufficiently to make the event safe. We are sorry to have to make this decision and thank you for your…

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The Grimsthorpe Bunny Hunt Winner

There were a record number of entrants for the Great Grimsthorpe Bunny Hunt prize this year. We hope that everyone enjoyed taking part. The bunnies were finally rounded up and chased into the park last week. The Head Gardener would like to thank everyone for their help. He can now get on with making the gardens look even better for…

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Newtons Trail

Explore Newton’s Trail

Download this trail map and use it to explore some hidden delights. From Isaac Newton’s birthplace to the church in Edenham where the Willoughby de Eresby family are buried, you can find lots of fascinating places in between. Start at either end and follow the route that covers around 15 miles of quiet country lanes. Walk, drive or cycle the…

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Scented Candles

Sale now on!

The September sale in the Gift Shop is now on. We are clearing lines prior to closing at the end of the month. Many items are discounted at 50% and 30% off. Season ticket holders can also claim a further 5% reduction on their purchases. Many of the sale items would make great Christmas presents. Scented candles, kitchen gadgets and…

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Season Tickets on Bank Holiday Monday

On Monday 31st August Grimsthorpe 2015 Season Tickets will be valid for visits. The Bourne Harriers 10K race and fun run will take place in the morning but our gates will open to day visitors at 1100 and you will be able to enjoy the usual facilities in the park including the woodland adventure playground, cycle hire, the gardens and…

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New playground

Adventure Playground extension now open

We’re delighted to announce that the new equipment in the woodland adventure playground is now open for use. In addition to the huge scramble net, climbing pole combination there is extra equipment that can be used by children and adults. These items can be used individually or combined using the information panels to form an adult ‘trim trail’. Regular visitors…

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