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Our New Hedge

Newly planted hedge with trees safely protected in plastic tubes

Recent visitors to the site will have seen that we have a new mixed native tree hedge. This has replaced the earlier boundary, which was old, broken, and diseased. In 2018 English Heritage began a project to replace the broken-down…

Snowdrop Weekend Take 2!

In view of the rather unpleasant weather last weekend, we are pleased to say that we are going to open the Priory again this weekend, to give you a second chance to see the snowdrops. Hopefully the weather will be…

Guided Tours 2022

Guided Tour in Progress at the East End

We are pleased to say that we have now planned our guided tours for the first half of 2022. Sunday April 17th Priory Sunday May 1st Priory Friday June 3rd Garden Sunday June 19th Priory Thursday July 7th Garden Sunday…

900 Years of History

The history of Gisborough Priory covers more than 900 years from its foundation in 1119. After the dissolution in 1540, formal gardens covered much of the site. The gardens became increasingly elaborate but eventually became abandoned. In the late 1990s…

Gisborough Priory Historic Woodland Wander

12 & 19th September 2020 11.00am – 4.00pm Gisborough Priory is a free to enter English Heritage site, managed by Gisborough Priory Project (GPP). The adjacent woodland garden, entered via the Priory, has been brought back to life by a…

The Monk’s Walk

Plan from 1773 showing Monk's Wlak

From the earliest days Gisborough Priory Project has sought to restore and open to the public the historic Priory gardens. The Monk’s Walk was one of the very first targets. This article examines the history and development of this iconic…

Support us while you shop online

Gisborough Priory Project Logo and name

There are two different ways you can support us whilst you shop online, and neither will cost you a penny more than your normal bill. We signed up with both easy fundraising and amazon smile so that when you shop,…

We are open!

After a winter of lockdown, when so many people have missed out on so many things, we are pleased to say that we are open, not as normal but at least we are back. For the first few days we…

A Celebration of Illumination

Join The Great Doorstep Switch On! Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council is inviting everybody to take part in a very special festive celebration. This year, the Christmas Lights Switch on is heading to your homes and they need your help!…