Attraction in Northallerton
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Set amid woodland in North Yorkshire, this unusual monastery is the best preserved Carthusian priory in Britain. Mount Grace Priory is the perfect tourist attraction for a relaxing and peaceful day out. Discover how the monks lived 600 years in the reconstructed monk's cell and herb plot. The crumbling masonry and open grassland have become home to a collection of wildlife that has taken advantage of what man and the monks left behind. The famous priory stoats inhabit the passages under Mount Grace and are possibly the best-known colony of stoats in Yorkshire and even the British Isles.
Please note: on the days there are summer evening theatre events, the site will open at 12 noon.
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Months Open: 1 Apr-30 Sep 10am-6pm Thu-Mon
1 Oct-31 Mar 10am-4pm Thu-Sun
Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £4.70
EH Member Cost: Free
Gift Shop: Yes
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