Mattersey Priory

Places to Visit

Ages:

  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults

Venue:

Outdoor

Cost:

Free

Description

Mattersey Priory - English Heritage

Daily 9am-5pm or dusk if earlier 

The remains, mainly the 13th-century refectory and kitchen, of a small monastery for just six Gilbertine canons - the only wholly English monastic order.

FREE entry

Parking

Please park in Mattersey village as there is no vehicle access to the priory.

Access

There is no vehicle access to the site so please park in the village and then walk or cycle a mile down Abbey Road (bridleway). Access from the top of Abbey Road to the priory is through a privately-owned field and by permission of the landowner. Entry into the field is via a stile and there may be animals grazing in it.

Facilities

There are no facilites at the priory however, just 10 miles to the east of Mattersey Priory is another English Heritage site, Gainsborough Old Hall, one of the best-preserved medieval manor houses in England. Gainsborough Old Hall has a café selling delicious hot and cold food and refreshments, toilet facilities and a gift shop. 

Dogs 

No dogs allowed.



Open hours

MondayOpen
TuesdayOpen
WednesdayOpen
ThursdayOpen
FridayOpen
SaturdayOpen
SundayOpen

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