Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Leicestershire  /  Sightseeing  /  Stoneywell

Stoneywell, Leicestershire

(4.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Stoneywell is a National Trust property in Ulverscroft, a dispersed settlement in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. Stoneywell is the largest of a small group of cottages designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Ernest Gimson. It was built in collaboration with Detmar Blow in 1899 for Ernest's brother Sydney Gimson as a summer residence, and along with much original furniture, it remained in the Gimson family for over a century. As part of a highly influential vernacular movement, it has become well known within Arts and Crafts circles. In spring 2013 the National Trust announced that following a year-long appeal, it had been able to acquire the house with its Arts and Crafts contents, gardens and woodland. It was opened to the public in February 2015.
See Stoneywell and all Newtown Linford has to offer by arranging your trip with our Newtown Linford itinerary planner.
Source
map
Create a full Newtown Linford itinerary

(Newtown Linford is the nearest city to Stoneywell)

Plan your trip to Newtown Linford

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Leicestershire by other users

27 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Malaysia & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in South Pacific, Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Leicester BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Loughborough BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom & New Delhi BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Leicester BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Leicester BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Leicestershire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Leicestershire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This in no way represents my childhood, but it was still familiar somehow. It has a "Swallows and Amazons" feel about it and is enchanting. Highly recommended. Take some kids with you if you can. 
  • As life members, we are a couple who have visited many NT properties, and as far as gardens and house go, they were lovely. We read good reports from reviewers and made our mandatory bookings for car ...  more »
  • This was our second visit to this wonderful Arts and Crafts house this year.We had prebooked as required but the night before I got an email to say the car park was flooded and might not be open the n...  more »