Things to do at Mount Grace Priory
Wander around the ruins of this 14th-century Carthusian priory and imagine the lives of the monks who lived there. Then explore the Arts and Crafts manor house and stroll in its gardens.
Explore the ruins
Reach the ruin of the Priory via a 13th-century manor house. Here, you'll discover an exhibition and rooms which have been restored in the Arts and Crafts style.
Then wander the crumbling remains of Mount Grace Priory, the best-preserved charterhouse in England. See the tower and a reconstructed cell to imagine the lives of the monks who lived there, mostly in solitude.
Spot the Mount Grace Priory stoats
After starring in a David Attenborough documentary in 2005, the Mount Grace Priory stoats hold the prestigious title of 'probably the most famous pack of stoats in Britain'. Try to catch a glimpse of them as they explore the passages under the Priory.
Tucked away in the woods of North Yorkshire, Mount Grace Priory has a mature formal garden and woodland to stroll through. It also makes a great base for a full day’s walking.
Discover more things to see and do
Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens is owned by the National Trust and operated by English Heritage.
For more information, visit the English Heritage website.
Dogs at Mount Grace
Happily for visitors with four legged friends, dogs on short leads are welcome in the grounds. Please note, dogs are not permitted in the house, café interior or reconstructed monk's cell. Assistance dogs are welcome across the site.