Mount Grace Priory and Gardens

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Step back in time and enjoy the historical grandeur of Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens, nestled in the Cleveland Hills of North Yorkshire. This site presents a rare opportunity to explore England’s finest Carthusian priory ruins from the 14th century.

  • Discover the remarkably preserved remnants of the monastery.
  • Experience a slice of monastic life in a carefully reconstructed monk’s cell.

Manor House: A Blend of History and Artistry

Begin your visit at the 13th-century Manor House, home to fascinating exhibitions and restored Arts and Crafts interiors. Visitors can view the intricate William Morris designs and the blend of medieval and 17th-century architectural features.

  • Engage with interactive displays about the priory’s storied past.
  • See the elegant Arts and Crafts decor throughout the manor.

Glorious Gardens Redesigned by Chris Beardshaw

The 13 acres of captivating gardens offer a peaceful retreat. You can stroll through the reimagined landscapes, boasting borders and terraces crafted by Chris Beardshaw, an award-winning gardener.

  • Enjoy seasonal floral displays, from springtime bluebells to autumnal Japanese Acers.
  • Explore the meadows and traditional Yorkshire apple orchard.
  • Relax by the lake, a haven for birdwatchers.

Café and Visitor Information

Refresh and refuel at The Orchard Cafe, offering a range of locally sourced delicacies, both sweet and savoury. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, along with a picturesque picnic area.

  • Adult standard ticket: £11
  • Child standard ticket (5-17 years): £5.90
  • Other cost options available

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Mount Grace Priory and Gardens, Staddle Bridge, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 3JG
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