Featured Destination

October 2015: Mills and Hills in Central Lancashire

If someone mentions English villages or market towns the first image may be the Cotswolds, say, or North Norfolk. Few but locals would think about ...More
More Uk destinations

Attraction in Northallerton

Mount Grace Priory
North Yorkshire

DL6 3JG | View map
Click for phone

Write a review

Click here to buy English Heritage membership and enjoy free entry to all English Heritage Properties
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.

Join English Heritage for 44 and get FREE entry to over 400 Historic Properties and Sites all over England


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
Children: 2.40
Concessions: 4
Family: 11.80
EH Member Cost: Free
Gift Shop: Yes

More Attractions nearby

Wensleydale Railway plc (5.67 miles)

Kiplin Hall (6.17 miles)

Sion Hill Hall (6.20 miles)

Bedale Museum (7.36 miles)

Crakehall Water Mill (8.00 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 3,585 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking
More Quotes

On this day:
Oxford University admits Women for the 1st time - 1920, Biggest British Salmon Caught - 1922, Southend Pier Fire Traps 300 - 1959, Britain & USA Begin Airstrikes in Afghanistan - 2001, Hostage Ken Bigley murdered - 2004
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages