Gisborough Priory is an English Heritage site managed by Gisborough Priory Project.

Download our leaflet with a map of the site, highlighting points of interest.

To get more out of your visit:

  • Buy the official English Heritage guidebook for Gisborough Priory (available on site soon).
  • Try the free children’s activity trail, available from the volunteer custodian on site.
  • Take a look at 900 years of history here.



Opening Times: Open Wednesday – Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am – 4pm, between 1 March and 31 October.  Any changes to these opening times will be posted on the home page.

Parking: Gisborough’s main car park is 500 metres from the priory. A smaller car park for disabled visitors is 10 metres from the site’s gate. There is a charge for both car parks. A parking disc scheme allows two hours’ free parking on Westgate – discs are available from shops and the library. For coach and minibus parking, please contact Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Access: Limited accessibility for wheelchairs. 

Food and drink: There are plenty of places to eat and drink nearby in Guisborough. Or why not use the picnic area in the woodland gardens?

Toilets: There is a disabled access, composting toilet in the woodland gardens and a portaloo near the priory entrance. Public toilets are available on Northgate, or in Rectory Lane (both around a five minute walk from the priory).

Children: Children aged 16 and under should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

Dogs: Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome.


Gisborough Priory is at the east end of Westgate, the town’s main street, beside St Nicholas Church.

Postcode : TS14 6HG

Latitude : 54.535922 Longtitude : -1.045895

Bus: Arriva services 5, 5A, 5B, 81, 93 and X93 to Guisborough town centre, 5 minutes walk. Arriva service 28 actually passes by Gisborough Priory.

Train: Nearest station is Marske, 4 1/2 miles away

Bicycle: Find Gisborough Priory on The National Cycle Network