Nostell Priory and Parkland, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Built to impress in the 18th Century, Nostell is one of the great treasure houses in the north of England, surrounded by 300 acres of parkland and landscaped gardens.
Nostell Priory and Parkland, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Nostell’s Georgian house is one of the great treasure houses in the north of England. 

Discover the detail in the globally renowned dolls’ house alongside a wealth of master crafts. This includes decorative interiors by Robert Adam, one of the first long case clocks made by John Harrison and a world-class collection of Chippendale furniture. 

Nostell’s 300 acres of gardens and parkland include wildflower meadows, rippling lakes and majestic woodland. Walk through a gothic archway and explore the menagerie garden or the kitchen garden.

Make your own adventures in the woodland adventure play area or explore on two wheels using the family-friendly woodland cycle trails. Take a break for some retail therapy in the shop, and   visit the courtyard café.


Features & Accessibility

  • Accredited Museum
  • Winter Opening
  • Plant Sales
  • Children’s Playground
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility

Things to do

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Nostell Priory and Parkland, Nostell, near Wakefield WF4 1QE

01924 863892

Opening times

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From Wakefield, head along the A638 towards Doncaster.

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