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Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens

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Peace and historical Solitude

New cafe, small but well stocked and served by lovely staff. The Priory notice boards were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
FJB007
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Enjoyable mixture

This was our first visit for many years and it was well worth the effort. The house is now open and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alan M
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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Mount Grace Priory Staddle Bridge, Northallerton DL6 3JG, England
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All reviewsenglish heritagearts and craftsdual carriagewaywilliam morrismonastery ruinscoffee machinewell worth a visitexhibition upstairsmonastic lifeowned by the national trustparking chargeliving conditionsmonks livedcountry housenice gift shoppicnic benchesnice sunny day
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Reviewed 2 days ago

New cafe, small but well stocked and served by lovely staff. The Priory notice boards were informative and the ruins pleasant to walk around. It was very hot the day we were there with little shade to sit in. The tranquility made up for this...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit for many years and it was well worth the effort. The house is now open and very interesting - the gardens and fish ponds have recently been upgraded and then there is the priory with the amazing monks cells. Although...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this place en route from Darlington to the Midlands. I had not heard of it before. Managed by English Heritage, it has the most complete remains of a Carthusian Monastery in the country including a reconstructed hermit monk's cell and garden. Excellent info boards...More

Thank heidyhague
Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting Mount Grace Priory and learning about its history. Finding out about the development of the Priory and the daily lives of the Carthusian monks was immensely absorbing. It is incredible to imagine this sophisticated community following their routines back in the...More

Thank aleckeyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a glorious place this is, made even more so on a picture perfect summer day. the priory ruins are vast and detailed, and Sir Lowthian Bell reconstructed a monks cell so that. Isidore can get a clearer understanding of their living space...it has all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an English Heritage managed site. National Trust and English Hertitage members can get in for free, as can Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC) members. We got there for around 11 am and the car park was half full. It was totally full by...More

1  Thank 66PAUL66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mount grace priory is a English heritage site and it maintained to a good standard as with all England heritage sites. Parking is £1 pay and display and if I was visiting again I would try to plan my trip to be leaving south as...More

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite places and always enjoy visiting it Was delighted and surprised with the alterations and love the new cafe as this was something that had been missing but cannot believe to find they are stocking Cotswold ice cream and Walls...More

Thank timetoponder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is a National Trust site but managed by the English Heritage. Members of either organisation can use their cards to visit. But be warned you have to pay extra if E.H have an event on. The day we visited was hot and sunny...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been about 30 years since our last visit, and much has changed in the intervening years. The house is open - lovely Arts and Crafts - and the garden has been extensively redone. We loved the reconstructed monk's cell, which wasn't done the...More

1  Thank crimewriterkate
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Sorry I didn’t see one that I can remember, you could always give them a call.
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Parking is free for everyone. See this from NT site Entry fees Our admission policy admits the necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled visitor free of charge, on request, while the normal membership, or admission fee... More
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