Mount Grace Priory
Mount Grace Priory is the best preserved example of a Carthusian house in England. The priory offers a great day out for all ages, with history, wildlife, a museum and space to be outdoors.
There is a reconstructed monks cell to give an idea of life for the priories inhabitants, this was silent order who resided in dividual units only coming together at chapel. Entry to the rpiory is via the Manor House which houses a museum containing a variety of artefacts found at the site, which help image the life of the previous residents. There are also two new rooms have also been recreated in the arts and crafts style.
In the grounds the herb plot has been restored, there is plenty of space for children to run around or explore the wildlife. the Mount Grace Stoats are occassionally spotted. This family of stoats have taken up residence in tetunnels under the priory.
Visiting Mount Grace Priory
Thursday to Monday 10:00 to 1700 until 31st October
Weekends only 10:00 to 16:00 in November & December
Vending Machine for snacks
Toilets including disabled access
Ramp into the Manor house and to the Priory grounds. Only the cell’s ground floor and monastic herb garden to rear (one step) are accessible without going through narrow doors. Other floos of the Manor House are accessible via stais only.
There is one disabled parking space, booking is advised.
Assistance dogs are welcome
Contact Mount Grace Priory
Website: Mount Grace Priory