Gardens

Walled Garden

Walled Garden

Walled Garden

Wildflower Meadow

Museum

Museum

St. Christopher statue

12th century undercroft

Ruins

12th century undercroft

Ruins

12th century undercroft

12th century undercroft




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Tickets

Gift Aided prices
Adult:                £7.40  
Child (4-16):      £5.25  
Concession:       £6.55
Family:              £21.20

Children under 4 go free!
Membership is available for great offers and to visit all year around

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Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

The museum is now open!

Norton Priory is the most excavated monastic site in Europe. Thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, its brand new £4.5m museum tells its 900 year story, displaying hundreds of medieval and later period objects discovered during the extensive archaeological digs. Visitors can explore the medieval undercroft and priory ruins or venture further into the surrounding woodland to discover secret summer houses and stream glades.  

Also at Norton Priory is the stunning 18th century Walled Garden which offers orchards, a fruit garden and a beautiful rose walk, surrounded by woodland and a wildflower meadow. The gardens are open all year around.

We also have a wide ranging events programme, with activities for visitors of all ages! There are also lectures, tours and courses in traditional crafts so there is always something happening at Norton Priory.

The Trust also manages Halton castle and provides tours every Sunday from May through September at 2pm

Winter Opening hours

Museum, undercroft, ruins, cafe and Walled Garden open 11am - 4pm daily except 24 - 26 December and 1 - 13 January. 


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Wellcome Trust fund new displays

The Wellcome Trust, a global charitable trust dedicated to improving health, has awarded Norton Priory a £116,000 grant to fund new displays, an education programme and DNA research relating to the human remains in the care of the museum.  

Halton Castle Enjoy England Halton Borough Council Lottery Funded Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction

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