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Kirkham Priory

Kirkham Priory

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The riverside ruins of an Augustinan Priory are picturesquely set in the beautiful Derwent Valley near the Yorkshire Wolds. Features include a gatehouse bedecked with the heraldry of the De Roos family of Helmsley Castle, and a handsome set of monastic washbasins. On-site interpretation includes the story of Winston Churchill's secret visit, and Kirkham's role in preparations for D-Day during World War II.

Coach parties acceptedEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

**To avoid disappointment, for current opening times, prices and any new admission policies, please visit the business website which may contain new information.**

Open daily 10.00 am - 5.00 pm.


2020 prices:

English Heritage Member: FREE

Adult (without donation) £5.00
Adult (with donation) £5.50
Child (5-17 years, without donation): £3.00
Child (5-17 years, with donation): £3.30
Concession (without donation): £4.50
Concession (with donation): £5.00
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children, without donation): £13.00
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children, with donation): £14.30
Family (1 adult, up to 3 children, without donation): £8.00
Family (1 adult, up to 3 children, with donation): £8.80


Visitor Operations Team


Whitwell on the Hill,
YO60 7JS



See location of Kirkham Priory on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 734658  Lat: 54.08290 Long: -0.87950

5 miles South West of Malton on a minor road off the A64. Signposted from the A64.

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted