Dandelions across Nostell's Vista with the house in the background

Important notice -

You no longer need to book in advance to visit Nostell. Please check access information before travelling - we can't wait to welcome you back.

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


What's on

Connect with nature: forest bathing at Nostell

Forest bathing is coming to Nostell. Enjoy an immersive guided experience amid the glorious surroundings of Engine Wood.

Macbeth at Nostell

Macbeth - outdoor theatre at Nostell 

Experience outdoor theatre at its best this summer with a one-night-only visit from The Lord Chamberlain's Men.

Cyclists on the Carriageway path to Obelisk Lodge at Nostell

Summer cycling at Nostell 

Nostell is a great place to explore on two wheels, with a duo of dedicated cycling trails for all seasons and a packed summer schedule hosted by Wakefield District Cycle Forum.


Things to see and do

Children playing in the Rose Garden at Nostell, near Wakefield

Good to Know: Your Visit to Nostell

You no longer need to book in advance to visit Nostell. This article contains top tips for a grand day out for all the family, from access and facilities to the latest safety information.

Dog walking on a lead

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.


Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

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.

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