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

Important notice -

Please be aware that due to technical issues, our cafe is closed today 29 June. We are serving hot drinks, light treats and bakes in our bite to eat outlet in the courtyard. Thank you.

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


Things to see and do

Good to know: planning your visit to Nostell

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

Nostell, then and now

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.

Upcoming events

Gin Tasting Event with Sing Gin

Sat 02 Jul 2022
Come and meet the maker, sample award-winning gin and hear the story behind this family-run local business.

Gay Abandon Choir Live at Nostell

Sat 02 Jul 2022
Sit back, relax and be entertained by the harmonious voices of West Yorkshire's most prominent LGBT+ choir.

Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Wed 06 Jul 2022
Join us for a summer evening of theatre on the Vista and enjoy Duke’s Theatre Company's new adaptation of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' on the 6 & 7 July. Use promo code FRIENDSOFNOSTELL for an exclusive 15% off.

Behind the scenes tour of the stableyard at Nostell

Thu 21 Jul 2022
Take a sneak peak behind closed doors in the stables of some of our spaces not open to visitors, with volunteer expert Jim.

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Event

Wed 27 Jul 2022
Bring your bike and join the Wakefield District Cycle Forum event on the vista every Wednesday in the school holidays

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