Opening times for 5 December 2023
Asset Opening time Priory Closed
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The Orchard Café serves hot and cold drinks, soup, sandwiches and cakes. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Selling food, alcohol, souvenirs and books
Charges apply for all visitors, including National Trust members
Incl. accessible toilet Baby changing facilities in the manor house
Dogs on a short lead are welcome at Mount Grace Priory, in all outside spaces
One disabled parking space, bookable. Ramp into house and Priory grounds. Café wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs welcome. Hearing loop available.
Ramp into the manor house and to the priory grounds. Only the cell’s ground floor and monastic herb garden to rear (one step) are accessible without going through narrow doors
There are two accessible parking spaces, 25 metres from entrance. Booking advisable, via English Heritage
Benches located around the cloister and front gardens. Café seating available
Please call in advance if you would like to arrange drop off at the entrance to the manor house
One step to monastic herb garden. Staircase to first floor of the manor house. Two flights (each with three steps) into the cloister. Uneven ground, rabbit holes, low walls and drainage channels all over the site
Portable loop available from admission desk
Level access to food outlet
Café and external seating are wheelchair accessible
Dogs on a short lead are welcome in the grounds of Mount Grace. Find out about the facilities on offer for your canine companions, along with guidance to help ensure everyone enjoys their visit. Mount Grace is a two pawprint rated place.
Well-preserved ruins of a 14th-century Carthusian priory, featuring a reconstructed monk’s cell. Operated by English Heritage.
Arts and Crafts style with William Morris designs, original medieval and restored 17th century features. Exhibition on Mount Grace’s history.
Thirteen acres of Arts and Crafts gardens with terraces, meadows, traditional orchard and lake. Known for its population of stoats.
The Orchard Cafe
Drinks, light bites and sweet treats; locally sourced food. Indoor and covered outdoor seating plus picnic area available.
Discover the ruins of this 14th-century Carthusian priory, see how the monks lived, then explore the Arts and Crafts manor house and stroll in its gardens.
A moderate loop from Scarth Wood Moor near Osmotherly to Mount Grace Priory. Be inspired by scenic woodland, moorland, a reservoir and a picturesque village en route.
Explore the remains of England's most important and best-preserved Carthusian priory. Imagine life in this medieval monastery as you enter a reconstructed monk's cell.
You'll enter via a 13th-century manor house containing an exhibition and restored Arts and Crafts rooms. Wander thirteen acres of beautiful gardens to discover terraces, borders, meadows and an orchard.
Please note: Mount Grace Priory is operated by English Heritage. National Trust members free, except on event days. For further information, please visit the English Heritage website.