Explore Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
Be inspired by nine centuries of stories at Norton Priory!
Norton Priory near Runcorn in Cheshire is a fabulous day out for young archaeologists!
Explore the atmospheric 12th century undercroft and medieval ruins at Europe’s most excavated monastery.
Discover the history of the site from priory to country mansion with hundreds of amazing artefacts and hands-on displays in our major new museum.
Wander through 42 acres of woodland, orchards and meadows, or relax in the beautiful large 18th-century walled garden.
See the giant 14th century statue of Saint Christopher.
Whether you’re looking for family fun, fascinating history, delightful gardens, exciting events, or just want space to unwind, there’s something for everyone at Norton Priory.
And... if you're a member of a local YAC club, you can get free entry to Norton Priory with your YAC Pass Card!
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