Nostell

Visitors walking in the parkland at Nostell, West Yorkshire

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens

Nostell

Our work

Bedroom in Nostell's Georgian dolls' house

Help us bring the Nostell dolls' house back to life 

The Nostell dolls' house is arguably the best example of its kind – and at over 260 years old it’s in vital need of conservation.

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Messy Play Mondays

Mon 22 Jul 2019
11:00-15:00
Mud pie and wild water anyone? Let young imaginations run wild during weekly messy play sessions: the more mess the better!

Wakefield District Cycle Forum: Easy cycle ride

Tue 23 Jul 2019
10:00-13:00
Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum for a bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond.

Wildlife Hero Days

Tue 23 Jul 2019
11:00-15:00
Are you a Nostell nature superstar ready to answer the call of the wild? Get stuck in a made your own outdoor creation to take home.

Interior Worlds: Behind the Glass

Wed 24 Jul 2019
11:00-16:00
Join us as we celebrate “the Shakespeare of furniture”, Thomas Chippendale, and unravel the stories behind his ornate pier glass at the heart of the State Apartment.

A Gallop Through Time: riding school and stable tour

Wed 24 Jul 2019
14:00-15:00
Journey through time and discover the role of Nostell's horses on a brand new tour of the stables, loft and riding school.

Health walk

Thu 25 Jul 2019
10:30-11:30
Enjoy an hour's walk around Nostell's picturesque parkland.
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Eating and shopping

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History

Oil painting of Sir Rowland Winn and his wife at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

A timeline of Nostell 

Discover the history of our special place from the Augustinian priory founded here in the 12th century to the Palladian house built and developed by three generations of the Winn family.

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Our work

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Groups

Visitors on a tour of Nostell Priory

Visit with your group 

Groups of visitors have been coming to our special place since the 18th-century. With self-led visits and prearranged talks by our knowledgeable volunteers come and find out what makes this place so special.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Nostell on the National Trust Collections website