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  • National Trust

Historic House


Nostell Priory House

Nostell Priory House


Formally the site of a monastery, Nostell is an 18th-century architectural masterpiece with Adam interiors, Chippendale furniture, fine collections and landscaped park and gardens.

Step inside rooms that were dressed to impress, designed by James Paine and Robert Adam. Take time to discover the detail in exquisite plasterwork, hand painted wallpaper and amazing paintings. Nostell is famous for its collection of Chippendale furniture, one of the largest in the world.

Don't miss the Scattered Stories, Forgotten Stories project in 2016, which reveals previously unseen rooms and showcases the beautiful Georgian dolls' house as this season's object in focus. The team are keen to hear what visitors would like to see in some of Nostell's empty rooms - sit awhile in the new spaces and share your ideas.

The house is surrounded by 300 acres of parkland, lakes and formal gardens all waiting to be explored.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

The House is open on Bank Holiday Mondays.


Whole Property:
Adult - £11.55
Child - £5.80
Family - £29
National Trust Members - Free

Gardens Only:
Adults - £7.30
Child - £3.65
Family - £18.20
National Trust Members - Free


Car Parking:
£3.00 all day
National Trust Members - Free

Please note entry prices include a Gift Aid donation. Visitors can, however choose to pay the standard admission price. More details on these prices are available at the property and at

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 16 Aug Cycling Fun this Summer
Wed 16 Aug Nostell Nestlings
Mon 14 - Fri 18 Aug Summer Holidays
Sat 25 Mar - Sun 29 Oct The Clock Stops
Thu 17 Aug Thursday Health Walk
Fri 18 Aug Friday Health Walk


National Trust Nostell

01924 863892


Doncaster Road,



See location of National Trust Nostell on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 407171  Lat: 53.64883 Long: -1.38574

By Road:
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA

Parking charges:
£3.00 for all day parking

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired