Category History

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…

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…

New guidebook available now

English Heritage has published a new guidebook for Gisborough Priory. It costs £3.50 a copy and will be available to buy on site in a few days time. Alternatively, buy a copy from English Heritage online. If you buy online,…