Group Visits

'I should like to thank you for the very warm welcome we received and the smooth and efficient way in which our visit ran.' The Friends of Braintree District Museum.


The Old Hall is a great place to bring a group of 15 people or more, plus you can take advantage of our group discounts.

From planning and booking your day out at the Old Hall right up to the day of your visit, our helpful staff and wide range of facilities make organising a group visit easy.

Gainsborough Old Hall offers an enjoyable day out for groups small or large, all ages, abilities and interests.


  • Our iGuides are available in English with a choice of adult, family or British sign language tours.
  • Our award winning iGuides can be pre-ordered for your group.
  • Costumed guided tours are available and can accommodate a maximum of 40 people, although arrangements can be made for larger groups. Please call us to discuss your requirements.


Our guide books are available at a cost of £4.99 or £8.99. You can order these in advance to ensure that your guidebooks are ready and pre-packed for your arrival.


Our Coffee Shop, Chambers, will gladly cater for your group visit. Homemade cakes and delicious teas and coffees are their speciality. Their menu can be sent out to you ahead of your visit so that your group can pre-order before their arrival.

Special Events

Gainsborough Old Hall has a variety of special events and exhibitions throughout the year. Please contact us on 01427 677348 or look at our What’s On page for further details.

We offer a 10% discount for groups of 15 or more paying visitors, if one person makes payment for the group. To ensure your visit runs as smoothly as possible and to obtain a group discount, all parties of 15 or more must be booked in advance.

If, after having read this information, you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 01427 677348 or email us at