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8. Gainsborough Old Hall

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Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall is among the best-preserved medieval manor houses in England. It's a part brick and part timber-framed house, dating from the late 15th century with Elizabethan additions.
 
The kitchens have remained virtually unchanged since they were built and feature an enormous fireplace. See the Great Hall with its splendid arched wooden roof, and climb the imposing lodgings tower from where you can enjoy the magnificent vista of the manor lands and the river Trent into Nottingham.

Tread in the footsteps of royal visitors, including Richard III and Henry VIII who were guests of the Burgh family who originally built and lived in the building, and the Mayflower Pilgrims and John Wesley, who worshipped here.
 
Gainsborough Old Hall Address:
Gainsborough Old Hall
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NB
England, UK

Gainsborough Old Hall Opening Times:
1st April to 31st October, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm Saturday and Sunday.
1st November to 28th February, Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, Saturday 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.
Closed 24th to 26th, 31st December and 1st January.
 
Gainsborough Old Hall Admission:
Adults £3.80
Concessions / Children £2.60
Family Ticket £10.00 (admits 2 adults and up to 3 children)
English Heritage Members Free

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