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Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

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Yes had a very informative 3 hours at the museum, we were two of only four guests that we saw... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Crewe, United Kingdom
Always a pleasure !

We live nearby and have visited a few times. So much improved with the new visitors centre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jillybean D
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes had a very informative 3 hours at the museum, we were two of only four guests that we saw during our visit. So we had plenty of time and space to move around. All the staff we met were very helpful and kind. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live nearby and have visited a few times. So much improved with the new visitors centre enclosing the old priorys undercroft. So much to see! The history is amazing, very informative and well set out. Look out for the special events here which are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jillybean D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Norton Priory is a medieval gem in Runcorn. Traveling back in time I thought was just for Dr Who A fabulous place for a family day out, plenty to see and do

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PhillllK
Reviewed 10 December 2018

a large outdoor and indoor location which should hold interest for a family visit - also a reasonable gift shop and cafe

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jim b
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Went there with my mum and her granddaughter. The place was so nice in the sun . Looking around the grounds and learning things about how Runcorn became this town over the last few hundred years. Then the highlight of the day was the walled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angchoc1961
Reviewed 8 December 2018

been a few times now with little one. toilets & cafe very clean & helpful staff. special mention to Paul who is great with the children has plenty of time for them. lovely walking around to find the big bell

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Haven’t visited the Priory since the new museum was built and it doesn’t disappoint. The museum is informative and interesting, the grounds fascinating even on a November day - they must be beautiful when the woodland is in full bloom. It’s fascinating to think you’re...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amaliag381
Reviewed 12 November 2018

You will struggle to spend half a day here, with children especially with regards to the price for entry and I live within the area. It has interactive learning indoors, which is upstairs. Has onsite cafe, which can be expensive for a family on limited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sharon m
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Fab day out. Lots of intresting things to do indoors and out. Great for young and old. My two girls ( 13 and 5 yrs) loved it .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Was amazed at the amount of history in the surrounding area. Lovely dayout. Gardens and walks were lovely

Date of experience: July 2018
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Christopher M
9 April 2018|
Response from Julie A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Christopher. There are public footpath signs from the Priory, and there is also the canal very close by where you can walk a good long way. It may be worth you contacting a Ramblers group if you need a proper walking... More
15 June 2017|
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Response from NortonPrioryMuseum | Property representative |
Dear Ashlands20, Yes, there are plenty of places to picnic. We have some picnic benches near to the replica bell, close to the ruins and more in the nearby orchard. In the Walled Garden there are some tables and chairs under... More
Hayley L
2 June 2016|
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Response from NortonPrioryMuseum | Property representative |
Dear Hayley L, Apologies for the delay getting back to you - I must have missed the alert. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the walled garden itself but there is woodland, orchards and wildflower meadows to walk the... More