Mount Grace Priory was built in 1398 for the Carthusian monks (a silent order). The Priory was dissolved by Henry VIII and a manor house was built around its ruins. In the 20th century it became an Arts and Crafts style county house. Today the house, priory ruins and gardens are open to visitors.


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Founded: Middle Ages
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom


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John Spearman (9 months ago)
It another trust great for family as wellas friend to visit
Eily Sheller (11 months ago)
What a lovely place to spend half a day, especially when the weather was so good. The trees on the walk there from Osmotherly were spectacular. The priory wasn't open but the grounds and the helpful and informative staff made the journey more than worthwhile. I'd recommend this place, and the cafe which is still open.
Keith Hamilton (11 months ago)
Popped down this afternoon a well presvered 14 century building. The staff are very nice and can answer your questions about the abbey. I took a picnic and enjoyed the quiet. The gardens are in excellent condition. We'll worth a trip I've joined the national Trust £65 for the year a steal
Ayhan Mimtas (11 months ago)
Nice place to visit with family but the weather must be dry. The priory us build on a mountain side. So it has mountain background which makes it more adorable. It will take around 90 minutes for an average walk through. It has a cafe for snacks and seating outside. Staff is very friendly a very high score to them and the garden is small but very colourful.
bob middleton (12 months ago)
So good we came here 2 weekends on the trot. Needs a few more information boards. Staff and exceptional. They have been outstanding both times we've visited this month. Very peaceful place to get away for a chilled Sunday afternoon.
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