Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is an independent museum, established in 1975 to care for one of the country's most important monastic sites which encompasses in its 38 acres museum galleries, the ruins of a medieval priory and a formal Walled Garden.
- Exciting events all year round
- Family friendly fun events, activities and displays
- 870 year old priory remains and medieval Undercroft
- Fascinating archaeology and history
- Wonderful Georgian Walled Garden with the National Quince Collection
- 42 acres of grounds for walks with Sculpture Trail
- Medieval Style Herb Garden as seen on BBC’s Hidden Gardens
Information on Norton Priory Museum & Gardens , Tudor Road , Manor Park , Runcorn
|Opening Times:||Walled Garden: 1 Apr to 31 Oct, Daily, 12:00-16:00, Closed 1 Nov to 31 Mar. Museum: 1 Apr to 31 Oct, Daily 10:00-17:00, 1 Nov to 31 Mar, Daily 12:00-16:00.|
|Admission:||Adult £5.90, Child/Concession £4.20, Child (under 5) Free, Concession £4.20, Family (2+3) £14.50. Season Tickets available.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Dog Friendly:||Dogs Permitted (Must be kept on a lead. Not allowed in Walled Garden or Café.)|
|Location:||From the M56 junction 11, take the turning for Warrington then follow the Norton Priory signs.|
Coaches Welcome, Free Parking, Full Disabled Access, Guided Tours, by prior arrangement, Plants for Sale, Refectory Café
|Parkland / Woodland Acreage:||38|
Events & Special Offers
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Wed 17 Jul 2013 – Wed 17 Jul 2013
Swashbuckling family fun on the high seas with Cambridge Touring Theatre's outdoor performance of Treasure Island. Bring picnics and blankets or low seating for some family entertainment. For prices and tickets see the Norton Priory website. Performance starts at 6.30pm.
Sun 21 Jul 2013 – Sun 21 Jul 2013
Traditional games, stalls and summer fun with the Norton Priory Victorians in the Walled Garden. £2 entry per person.
Sat 10 Aug 2013 – Sat 10 Aug 2013
Folksy Theatre return with a Shakespearean classic. Outdoor performance in the Walled Garden. Picnics, blankets and low seating welcome. For prices and tickets see the Norton Priory website. Performance starts at 7pm.
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