Get the most out of your visit to Newstead Abbey with our top picks of things to see and do.
Newstead Abbey History - Part 1 (BSL & subtitles)
A short video that shows a beautiful landscape, alongside the river and the ancient road, at the heart of Sherwood Forest. Here, King Henry II creates a religious house, for canons to live, work and pray.
Newstead Abbey History - Part 2 (BSL & subtitles)
This short video that shows George Gordon, the 6th Lord Byron, adoring the isolated splendour of his ancestral home. It is here that he grows to become one of the most remarkable figures in England.
Newstead Abbey History - Part 3 (BSL & subtitles)
This short video shows Lord Byron has left England forever. He sells his beloved home to his school friend Thomas Wildman.
Special Newstead Abbey (BSL & subtitles)
A short video and personal look at what makes Newstead Abbey so special, told through the eyes of out site curator, coordinator and volunteer.
Inside Newstead Abbey's Japanese Room
With many popular rooms at Newstead Abbey, it’s hard to pick a favourite. In this blog, Deena, our heritage assistant, tells us why the Japanese room is her favourite and how it inspired the creation of the Japanese Garden by Ethel and Geraldine Webb, between around 1899 and 1914.
Harmonising Landscapes: Tristram's highlights
Tristram Aver, Exhibitions Curator for Nottingham Museums, shares some of his favourite pieces from Harmonising Landscapes: Paul Sandby RA exhibition that came to Newstead Abbey in early 2019.