Newburgh Priory, York, Yorkshire
Originally founded in 1145 on land granted by William the Conqueror, Newburgh Priory was sold for £1,062 by Henry VIII to a chaplain in 1549, when it then became a private residence. Visiting today you will see Newburgh Priory has retained it’s tudor charm and is very much still a family home. With intriguing ceramics and incredible architecture, discover more about the house history including the “cursed” wing and links to Cromwell.
Stroll around the herbaceous borders in the walled garden or enjoy topiary, lakes and trees planted by royalty, which are key features around the grounds. Newburgh Priory is a hidden gem in the heart of the Howardian Hills with sweeping views over towards the White Horse of Kilburn.
Features & Accessibility
- Group Visits
- Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
- Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility
Things to do
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Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, York, YO61 4AS
Open Wednesdays & Sundays from April – June.
Bank Holiday Mondays 31 May & 30 August.
Christmas Trees on sale in December (House
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From the A19 around 3 miles south of Thirsk take the turning for Coxwold. On entering the village of Coxwold continue straight through the village past the tearoom, around a sharp bend you should then see a lake to your left and the entrance to Newburgh Priory.
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