Friends on a winter walk at Nostell, near Wakefield

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

Garden Christmas Trail

Fri 13 Dec 2019
Explore Nostell’s gardens and uncover the hidden traditions of the Ho Ho Bird and our winter wildlife on a magical Christmas trail for all the family.

Health walk

Fri 13 Dec 2019
Enjoy an hour's walk around Nostell's picturesque parkland.

Christmas Reflections: explore the house

Fri 13 Dec 2019
Discover magical displays and the splendour of a Yorkshire country house Christmas, taking precious time out to reflect on your own festive traditions and family memories.


Sat 14 Dec 2019
A free weekly 5km run through the parkland, which is open to everyone, free, safe and easy to take part in.

FULLY BOOKED - Visit Father Christmas

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Nostell is delighted to welcome back Father Christmas all the way from the North Pole to help young visitors make magical family memories.

Parkland walk

Sat 14 Dec 2019
Explore Nostell's changing seasons, wildlife, landscape and history in this 2.5 mile guided parkland walk.

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.


Our work

Bedroom in Nostell's Georgian dolls' house

Help us bring the Nostell dolls' house back to life 

The Nostell dolls' house is arguably the best example of its kind – and at over 260 years old it’s in vital need of conservation.



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