A family of four walks through Nostell's gardens along a grass path, with trees and low bushes either side

Georgian treasure house, landscaped gardens, parkland and stables courtyard.


Things to see and do

Nostell, then and now

Visiting Nostell with your dog

Nostell welcomes all well-behaved dogs and their humans. To make sure that everyone has an enjoyable visit, we have put together frequently asked questions and answers.

Upcoming events

Come out and Play

Thu 11 Aug 2022
Get active as a family this summer at Nostell, Wakefield. Come out and play on the vista in front of the house every Thursday & Friday of the Summer Holidays, between 11am and 3pm.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Event

Wed 17 Aug 2022
Bring your bike and join the Wakefield District Cycle Forum event on the vista every Wednesday in the school holidays

Behind the scenes tour of the stableyard at Nostell

Thu 25 Aug 2022
Take a sneak peak behind closed doors in the stables of some of our spaces not open to visitors, with volunteer expert Jim.

Forest Bathing

Sun 25 Sep 2022
Forest bathing combines the art and science of a Japanese inspired practice of mindful exploring. Join guide Debbie in the ancient woodland of Nostell to discover the hidden gems of nature.

Eating and shopping

Girl eating a sandwich and looking like she's very much enjoying it

Courtyard Café at Nostell 

Hot and cold drinks, snacks and light meals are on the Courtyard Café menu daily, alongside service with a smile and recipes inspired by our working kitchen garden. And from 1-21 August, get a free kids lunchbox every time you spend £5.

The shop at Nostell

Shopping at Nostell 

Once alive with the clatter of horse-shoes and firing of engines, the Stables Courtyard is home to a shop inspired by Nostell's history, all things artisan and a second hand book shop for all the family. Every purchase helps us to care for Nostell for future generations.



A volunteer talking to visitors at Nostell, West Yorkshire

Visit with your group 

We're welcoming back group bookings to Nostell.


Art and collections

Our collections

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