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Nostell Priory & Parkland

Historic House

Explore the stunning Nostell Priory and Parkland Nostell Priory was built in 1733 for Sir Rowland Winn, the house is an architectural masterpiece by James Paine. The State Rooms were later completed by Robert Adam, and are magnificent examples of 18th century interior style. It houses one of England´s best collections of Chippendale furniture, designed specially for the house, an outstanding art collection with works by Angelica Kauffmann and Peter Brueghel the Younger, and the John Harrison long case clock with its rare movement made of wood. The 18th century doll´s house is complete with original fittings and Chippendale-style furniture. In the grounds there are delightful lakeside walks.

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Disabled Access

Parking Available

Guided Tours

Facilities & information



Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: House: 1 Mar to 2 Nov, Daily ex Mon & Tue 13:00-17:00. Open BH Mons. Please see NT website for House tours, Garden & Park opening times.

Price Details: NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WakefieldWF4 1QE, United Kingdom

On the A638 five miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.

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