Horse painting

How many men does it take to move a painting?

In this instance it was nine in total (not everyone is in this picture). This life-size painting of a horse hasn’t been moved for some time and now we know why. It is being cleaned by a specialist company in Cambridge prior to being loaned to a museum next year for an exhibition. Ensuring it was safely lifted down from…

Newtons Trail

Newton’s Trail features in the Daily Telegraph

Grimsthorpe Castle in one of the places included on the Newton’s Trail Map. The map highlights interesting places to visit, some open during the summer, others throughout the year. The Daily Telegraph visited the area and recorded their experiences in an article that you can read by clicking here. The Castle is now closed for the winter but the Trail…


Bank Holiday Monday

It’s a standard open day at Grimsthorpe this holiday Monday. Season tickets are valid and the sun  is already shining. It looks like it could be a great day for a picnic, or a stroll around the lake, or a bike ride, or to spend time in the kitchen garden, or to seek out the cool rooms of the castle…