Visitors walking in the parkland at Nostell, West Yorkshire

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens


Things to see and do

Enjoying Chippendale

Can you help with our treasure house appeal? 

Nostell is a house of many treasures, great craftsmanship and centuries of stories. Support our work to care for the large collection and help us to continue to share the stories behind the craftsmanship and skill that are uncovered when you visit.


What's on

Upcoming events


Sat 23 Jun 2018
Join in this free weekly 5km timed run through the parkland, which is open to everyone, free, safe and easy to take part in.

Two-day spoon carving workshop

Sat 23 Jun 2018
As part of a small group, with lots of help on hand from our resident expert MC Woodcrafts, you can create and craft your own natural wooden creation to take home. All tools and materials are provided.

Visit the second-hand book shop

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Settle down with a hot cuppa and a gripping read in Nostell's second-hand book shop. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 12 - 4pm from Saturday 14 April until Sunday 28 October 2018.

Chippendale: the Man and the Brand

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Visit this brand new exhibition to discover how Thomas Chippendale made his name: from the publication of his pattern book of furniture designs to masterminding entire rooms in the latest 18th century fashions for Rowland Winn at Nostell.

Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Join us in 2018 as we celebrate 300 years since the birth of Thomas Chippendale, one of the most influential English designers in history.

Family green woodworking day

Sun 24 Jun 2018
1 day introduction to green woodworking for families in partnership with MC Woodcraft

Eating and shopping



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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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