Kirkham Priory

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About

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.

Guide Prices

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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

The nearest railway station is Malton, which is 6 miles away.

Kirkham Priory

Type:Abbey

Whitwell on the Hill, Malton, YO60 7JS
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Tel01653 618768

Awards

  • Welcome to ExcellenceWelcome Host Bronze Welcome Host Bronze 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsWelcome To Yorkshire Member Welcome To Yorkshire Member 2016
  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast local members logo Discover Yorkshire Coast local members logo 2017

Opening Times

Kirkham Priory (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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


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