Temple Bruer


Temple Bruer, nestled in the picturesque Lincolnshire countryside, is home to the historic Knights Templar Preceptory Tower. Under the custodianship of Lincolnshire County Council, this remarkable heritage site offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating history and architectural beauty of the Knights Templar. Steeped in legend and lore, Temple Bruer invites guests to step back in time and discover the secrets of its medieval past.

Video created by Heritage Lincolnshire.

Plan your visit

The site is free to enter and is accessible during daylight hours. The Tower is on private farmland, so please show the greatest of respect to the building and the land surrounding it. There is a small free grass car park next to the temple for visitors.

We welcome visitors to Temple Bruer and encourage respectful exploration of this historic site. As a place of cultural significance and sensitivity, we ask that all visitors conduct themselves with consideration for the building and its surroundings. We kindly request that permission for any filming and use of the site for activities outside of the typical visitor is sought by the council via Lincolnshire County Council.

Our aim is to preserve the integrity of Temple Bruer for future generations to enjoy. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in preserving this cherished heritage site.


The tower is not accessible for wheelchairs and is entered via outdoor steps without a handrail. The ground is uneven in places, and parts of the tower are accessible via a narrow and uneven staircase with low doorways.

Contact us

Address: Temple Bruer with Temple High Grange, Lincoln LN5 0DG

Telephone: 01522 782040

Temple Bruer tower surrounded by grass land of daises
Reconstruction design of Temple Bruer at the time it was built

Credit: Heritage Lincolnshire