Nostell

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens

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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.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Get wild: Build a bird box

Tue 19 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
We're celebrating all thing birdy this February half term.

Nostell Nestlings

Wed 20 Feb 2019
10:30-11:30
Join in fortnightly stories, crafts and outdoor activities with your mini adventurers, especially for children under 4.

Get Wild: Messy bird feeders

Wed 20 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
We're celebrating all things birdy this February half term.

'Wake up winter!' Autism friendly Spring stories

Thu 21 Feb 2019
10:30-11:30
Spring stories, songs and crafts

Health walk

Thu 21 Feb 2019
10:30-11:30
Enjoy an hour's walk around Nostell's picturesque parkland.

Dovetail, biscuit, splat

Thu 21 Feb 2019
12:00-15:00
From designing the highest quality furniture, to sourcing the latest fashions in wallpaper, textiles and fittings, Thomas Chippendale created a world of interiors for Nostell. Roll up your sleeves and discover the designer in you this holiday and...
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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

Sarah Crane, House Manager showing the interiors of Thomas Chippendale's japanned clothes press, Nostell, Wakefield.

Looking after a Treasure House 

With more than 10,000 objects to look after, up to 700 visitors a day and a major Chippendale exhibition on the go, it’s all in a day’s work for Sarah Crane, Nostell’s House Manager and her team.

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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 guided tours 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