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Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Tudor Road | Manor Park, Runcorn WA7 1SX, England
+44 1928 569895
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Excellent customer service

The staff at Norton Priory are dedicated and passionate about making sure visitors are looked after... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Heritage visit

We entered for free because it was a heritage open day. We didn't look around inside because we had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah J
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Tudor Road | Manor Park, Runcorn WA7 1SX, England
+44 1928 569895
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Norton Priory are dedicated and passionate about making sure visitors are looked after during their time at Norton Priory. The staff in the walled garden will go to such trouble to get you the flowers or fruit that you would like. It's...More

Thank 35sallyann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We entered for free because it was a heritage open day. We didn't look around inside because we had our dog. We all enjoyed the ruins and grounds. Our toddler played very happily in the mud kitchen and with the gravel pulley system -she would...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living quite close, we always meant to go and visit The Priory, but somehow never quite managed it. So when we had friends here and nothing planned, we all trotted off to see the new improved displays. I have to admit, we didn't allow ourselves...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating museum, interesting walled garden, couple of tea rooms, and generally quiet and peaceful.

Thank michaelhadfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My other half is on a quest to see every ruined abbey in the uk! So I'm a bit of an authority! The site is impressive and a lot of effort has been put in to make it interesting, the museum has lots of exhibits...More

Thank pmbt1960
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I'my was the first time I have ever been and the staff were more than pleasant upon arrival and were more than helpful, telling us facts about the old priory. You can walk around the ruins and there's gardens too which is a lovely little...More

Thank Natasha G
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

First visit and we were very impressed. The staff were very informative on arrival. There is lots to see and learn about the history of the site. The Museum exhibits tell the story of the site. Plenty of walks through the woods. There is a...More

Thank John H
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Been meaning to visit this place for ages and finally got round to it. Entrance to Museum is a little expensive but worth it if your into that sort of thing. You can enjoy the semi natural woodland walk for free and picnic in the...More

2  Thank Hev57
Reviewed July 23, 2017

It has probably been 15 years since we last went to Norton Priory; we knew it had been refurbished and redeveloped, so we were curious to see what had been made of it. We weren't disappointed - the new exhibition areas were large, informative and...More

1  Thank Liandli
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

I came here with my partner and 10 year old. We had never been before so we didn't know what to expect. After driving through an industrial estate and thinking we had got lost, we entered through the gates. It may only look small from...More

1  Thank Hannah A
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June 15, 2017|
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Response from NortonPrioryMuseum | Property representative |
Dear Ashlands20, Yes, there are plenty of places to picnic. We have some picnic benches near to the replica bell, close to the ruins and more in the nearby orchard. In the Walled Garden there are some tables and chairs under... More
Hayley L
June 1, 2016|
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Response from NortonPrioryMuseum | Property representative |
Dear Hayley L, Apologies for the delay getting back to you - I must have missed the alert. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the walled garden itself but there is woodland, orchards and wildflower meadows to walk the... More