Nostell's mansion in autumn, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Important notice -

We’ve re-opened the parkland, gardens, play area and tea-room at Nostell. Opening times vary please check before visiting. You'll need to book your visit in advance to secure a parking space. Check What’s On to book.

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. You will need to book your car parking space in advance of your arrival to Nostell. Members will be able to book a space for free, while non-members will need to pay in advance for their space. We will be turning people away if you arrive by car and haven't booked. Our bookable car park slots are proving popular. We’ll be releasing more availability each Friday so please check back here regularly.

Upcoming events

Timed car parking at Nostell (30 Nov - 6 Dec)

Thu 03 Dec 2020
Book your timed car parking at Nostell.

Things to see and do



A member of staff serving a cup of coffee

Grab a bite to eat

Our tea-room has reopened and will initially be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.


Join or give

Ways to support us


Get involved

garden volunteer talking to visitors

Volunteering at Nostell 

Find out more about volunteering at Nostell



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.



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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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