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Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Tudor Road | Manor Park, Runcorn WA7 1SX, England
+44 1928 569895
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Norton Priory Museum

The museum, café and other facilities are in a new building. The remains of the priory are neatly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Urmmm
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
Christmas Fair

We had a lovely time at the Christmas Fair, with reduced entrance fee which was a bonus. It's the... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
LLCheshire
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Tudor Road | Manor Park, Runcorn WA7 1SX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum, café and other facilities are in a new building. The remains of the priory are neatly maintained and can be walked around. The garden is wooded and has some interesting walks. We have a family season ticket and visit a number of times...More

Thank Urmmm
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We had a lovely time at the Christmas Fair, with reduced entrance fee which was a bonus. It's the first time we've visited since the renovation of the site and what a lovely building. As it's larger and heated, the museum can exhibit things they...More

Thank LLCheshire
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place very well restored and great both inside and out . Great education experience and fun too check website for a variety of activities. Can get a good brew and items to eat cake !!! I love the walled garden and interesting to see...More

Thank Barksworld
NortonPrioryMuseum, Manager at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Dear Barksworld, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Just to mention that although the museum is open all year around the walled garden closes for the winter. Incidentally, the next planned re-enactment will be in May - so please look out for that!...More

Reviewed November 7, 2017

Ideal to take the kids, educational, nice to chillaxing and recharging batteries . Good for going in any weather

Thank Laura R
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Had the pleasure many yes ago of visiting this beautiful priory in all its glory before the awful renovations. It was a gem then, not now. Whoever gave permission for this awful renovation needs to be fired. I thought old buildings were protected, not the...More

1  Thank xusto
NortonPrioryMuseum, Manager at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Dear Xusto, Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry that you were unimpressed by our recent redevelopment. Can I assure you that the plans were the result of community consultation and rigorous scrutiny from Historic England and the local planning agencies, as well...More

Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting, I love the gardens and surroundings, a lovely friendly cafe too, it is surrounded by woodland too, a lovely walk x

Thank Podfox24
Reviewed October 12, 2017

There was a special Art and Craft kind of fair on at Norton Priory so we thought we would go for an afternoon out. I think I last went there when I was a kid so I couldn't remember what it as like. There were...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Kids aged 8, 4 and 3 absolutely loved it, as did the adults! Loads of interesting events go on here, and we try to get to as many as possible. This time it was searching for the escaped gingerbread man. As always, it was Fun,...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I last visited this attraction about 30 years ago so it was interesting to go back and see how much has changed. Now there is a large and very informative display room which you will need plenty of time to get around if you want...More

Thank sand100
Reviewed September 14, 2017

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
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Ashlands20
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
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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
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