Gunby Hall and Gardens - National Trust

Gunby Hall and Gardens - National Trust
Gunby
nr Spilsby
Lincolnshire
PE23 5SS
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall

E-mail

gunbyhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01754 890102

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Gunby Hall is nestled in 8 acre gardens

A homely country house dated 1700 set in Victorian walled gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds

‘I could live here!’, is what most people say when visiting Gunby Hall and Gardens. Modest-sized rooms full of character and charm make it easy to imagine you can move in yourself.

With links to Tennyson and Vaughan-Williams there is so much to discover about the family home of the Massingberd family.

Explore three floors of the hall full of interesting collection pieces amassed over generations from 1700 until 1963. Chat to our room guides to hear stories about Gunby’s interesting past.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Free for National Trust Members
House and Gardens: £6 adult, £3 child, £14 family
Gardens only: £4 adult, £2 child, £9 family

Discounts

  • National Trust
Getting there

On A158 off Gunby roundabout between Spilsby and Skegness. Signposted from A158. 13 miles east of Horncastle
Sat-Nav: PE23 5SS - please note that our entrance is an exit off the roundabout and not slightly beyond or before as some SatNav systems suggest.

Additional info

Historic house
Gardens
Tea-room
Car park
Toilets
Disabled toilet
Baby change facilities
Seasonal produce sale
Second hand book shop

Collection details

Fine Art, Weapons and War, Personalities

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of hand axe

Gunby Archaeology Walk

  • 21 September 2014 11:15am-12:45pm

National Trust archaeologist Rachael Hall will be leading a walk and explaining the history behind the still visible earthworks of hollow-ways, tracks and housing platforms, and crossing the estate to the moated manor site.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply: Adult: £6.00, Child: £3.00

photograph of deer

Gunby Wildlife Walk

  • 24 September 2014 11:15am-12:45pm

Come on a guided walk with National Trust Wildlife & Countryside Advisor Carl Hawke. Bring your binoculars and see which migratory birds are passing through this autumn.

Bring your wellies or walking boots and wrap up warm.

The walk will take place across the fields in the estate. There may be some stiles to climb.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £5.45, child: £2.70.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Apples

Apple Day

  • 5 October 2014 11am-5pm

Gunby Hall & Gardens welcomes visitors to its annual Apple Day where you can discover an impressive number of different apple varieties grown in our gardens.

Bring your own apples to be identified as well as expert advice on pruning and general fruit tree care.

There will be craft and trade stalls with something for everybody. Our tea-room will have many apple based treats to enjoy and the hall is open all day.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £5.45, child: £2.70.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Walking

Gunby Walk to Monksthorpe Chapel

  • 11 October 2014 10:15am-1:15pm

Take a walk through the Gunby estate and explore Monksthorpe Chapel, built in 1701 and refurbished in 1840.

See some of the 1500 acre estate which is only accessible on foot.

Please bring your wellies or your walking boots and wrap up warm.

The walk will cross fields and track ways across the estate, and will include climbing over some stiles.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £5.45, child: £2.70.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Getting there

On A158 off Gunby roundabout between Spilsby and Skegness. Signposted from A158. 13 miles east of Horncastle
Sat-Nav: PE23 5SS - please note that our entrance is an exit off the roundabout and not slightly beyond or before as some SatNav systems suggest.

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