Refurbished chairs in Castle

Pictured are three walnut chairs from a set of six on display in the castle. Dating from the early 18th century, in the style of William Kent. Until recently the beautiful cross stitch embroidery was hidden by a more recent pink material. Now the floral designs can be seen in all their glory.


Shakespeare arrives at Grimsthorpe…

…in the form of a Lincolnshire-brewed beer dedicated to him. Bard’s Bitter, brewed at the 8-Sailed Windmill Brewery in Heckington, is now on sale in the gift shop. Is there a connection between Shakespeare and Grimsthorpe? There have been suggestions that the character of the Earl of Kent in ‘King Lear’ was based on Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de…


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…