Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens
Staddlebridge, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 3JG Tel: 01609 883494 www.english-heritage.org.uk YORKSHIRE.COM
Tucked away at the foot of the Cleveland Hills in North Yorkshire, Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens is the perfect place to get away from the hustle of everyday life. Explore the Arts and Crafts manor house and then step outside to enjoy stunning gardens. There are 13 acres of glorious, newly rejuvenated Arts and Crafts gardens to explore at Mount Grace.Â There are unique room-like spaces of terrace gardens and a dell garden, with borders redesigned by award winning gardener Chris Beardshaw to discover. The gardens provide a year-round seasonal spectacle with bluebells in spring, the scent of eglantyne roses filling the air in summer, the bright red of the Japanese Acers in autumn, and snowdrops in winter. As you venture further into the meadows you will find an orchard planted with traditional Yorkshire varieties of apple trees.Â Follow the mown paths across the pasture to the lake, where you may spot stoats or any of a number a rare birds which make their home in the Priory grounds and gardens. Recent developments at the site have included the opening of a new tea-room serving delicious hot and cold meals everyday.
A guide to Yorkshire's magnificent gardens and information on our Gold winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden too.