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

Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1QE

The house at Nostell lit by morning sunlight on a frosty day

Important notice

If you are visiting the gardens, please note that the kitchen garden is currently closed due to wet conditions. We are also making repairs to the dam at the lower lake so there is no access to the menagerie garden.

Planning your visit

Young visitor and family meeting Father Christmas by the open fire at Nostell

Family-friendly things to do at Nostell 

Get ready for a day out that's jam-packed with fun in the gardens, adventure play area and parkland at Nostell. Bring your bikes and explore the cycle trails through the woodland.

Visitors walking through a corridor at Nostell with Christmas tree in the foreground

Festive days out at Nostell 

For Christmas 2023 at Nostell, we invite you to come and experience a magical world of fairy tales and folklore. The rooms in the house will be decorated in a fairy tale theme and the garden trails will take you on a journey of folklore and fairies. Come and find Father Christmas as he relaxes in the house, spreading the Christmas joy throughout December.

Dog on a lead at Nostell Priory in West Yorkshire

Visiting Nostell with your dog 

Nostell is a two pawprint rated place. Find out how to make the most of your visit to Nostell with your dog and why you and your canine friend will enjoy taking in the Yorkshire air here.

A group of visits are seen on a path walking through Bodnant Garden in Wales

Group visits to Nostell 

There's a rich variety of things to see and do for groups of all ages at Nostell, from exploring lakes and woodlands to exploring the grand treasure house and stables.


Nostell map 

Take a look at the map of Nostell to help plan your visit.


Nostell Mobility Scooter Map 

Marked routes for users of mobility scooters

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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