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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

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,…

Guided Tours 2021

Our popular guided tours return this summer with Sue Marlborough and John Webb joining Steve Jones, Pam Rayment  and Christine Clarke as tour guides, which means we can offer more tours than before. New for this year are garden tours…

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!…

Covid 19 update

Following the Prime Minister’s latest statement on the 22nd of September 2020 we would like to reassure our visitors that Gisborough Priory remains open as normal from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesdays to Sundays and will remain open until…