Nostell Priory and Parkland, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Nostell is a Palladian treasure house, showcasing one of the finest collections of Chippendale furniture in the country.
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 landscape gardens

Discover interiors by influential architect Robert Adam, a world-class collection of furniture, textiles and wallpaper supplied by Thomas Chippendale, priceless paintings and a rare John Harrison clock.

Visit in 2021 to unravel the stories of Nostell’s 18th century dolls’ house. A miniature marvel and the only one of its kind you can still see in the original family home.

Explore the fragrant Kitchen Garden and meander along lakeside and woodland paths to spot seasonal wildlife. Let your kids loose in the outdoor play area and bring your bikes to ride through
Nostell’s cycle-only woodland trail.


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

Find loads of family days out and fun things to do in and around Yorkshire with the family.

Click here to find out more


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

01924 863892

Opening times

You will need to book your visit in advance.

Visit the website for further details.

You may be turned away if you arrive without a booking.


From Wakefield, head along the A638 towards Doncaster.

FREE Guide 2022

Order your copy of our Days Out Guide, packed full of information to help you plan your great days out.

Other places you might enjoy…

Sign up to our mailing list and be kept up to date with news, information and events taking place across Yorkshire. 

For great days out ideas across Yorkshire sign up to our mailing list! You’ll receive our quarterly newsletter packed full of information on exhibitions, events, behind the scenes stories and news, providing you with inspiration for day visits to our collection of Yorkshire’s finest attractions.

Sign up to our mailing list to gain access to our special offers and download our latest brochure!

For great days out sign up to our mailing list! Join to receive the Latest News and Special Offers from Yorkshire’s Great Castles & Gardens.