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Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open
1 April to 31 October
Museum open daily 10am - 5pm
Walled Garden open daily 12pm-4pm
1 November to 31 March
Museum open daily 12-4pm
Walled Garden closed
The site closes during the Christmas period and for the first two weeks of
January, look at website for details.
Plant Hunters Fair 28th April
Apr - Oct..
Walled Garden 12pm - 4.00pm.
Adults £6.10; Child £4.30; Concession £5.40 Family (Up to 5 people with a
maximum of 2 adults) £17.50
Season: Adults £21.00; Child £14.50; Concession £17.00; Family (Max 2
adults, up to 5 people) £50.00
Family events all year round. Plant sale - 28th April
Formal gardens, streamglade, woodlands, pear orchard, 2.5 acre walled garden, museum and priory ruins
Cydonia Oblonga (tree quince).
Daresbury Park Hotel
Ring O' Bells, Daresbury
Daresbury village, birthplace of Lewis Carroll - 4 miles.
The gardens contain the 800 year old priory range, excavated priory remains, and a purpose-built museum. The St.Christopher statue - one of the great treasures of medieval Europe which is over 600 years old is displayed in a special gallery. There is a sculpture trail and an award-winning Walled Garden with its National Collection of tree quince, herbs, roses, vegetables and fruit (available by season).
All this is set in 38 acres of tranquil, beautiful woodland gardens. Norton Priory also has a caf? and coffee shop, retail area and family friendly area. There are events throughout the year with something for everyone from the great Easter Bunny Hunt to Apple and
The Augustinian priory was founded in the 1134 and survived for 400 years. It was acquired by the Brooke family in the early 16th century. The Brooke family built the Walled Garden between 1757 and 1770 as a kitchen garden for fresh produce for the mansion.