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Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
Discover 900 years of history through an award winning museum, a spectacular 14th century Saint Christopher statue and excavated medieval ruins set in acres of managed woodland. Open throughout the year.
The stunning 18th century Walled Garden offers orchards, a fruit garden and a beautiful rose walk, open from the beginning of April to the end of October.
We also have a wide ranging events programme, with activities for visitors of all ages! There are also lectures, tours and courses in traditional crafts so there is always something happening at Norton Priory.
The Trust also manages Halton castle which is open on special days throughout the year.
1 November 2013 to 29 March 2014
Museum open daily 12 - 4pm
Walled Garden closed
30 March 2014 to 31 October 2014
Museum open daily 10am - 5pm
Walled Garden open daily 12 - 4pm
NewsPosted Date: Apr 17, 2014FrankA website telling the story of Norton Abbey's dissolution has been created, drawing upon 16th century letters written by King Henry VIII, Cromwell and Piers Dutton. Click here to see the new website!
NewsPosted Date: Nov 26, 2013Frank
The famous 14th century statue of St Christopher is receiving a makeover using state-of-the-art projections and the voice of Brian Blessed.
Where can you find us?
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens,
Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn,
Cheshire WA7 1SX
**Please note: If you are navigating with sat-nav, use our ADDRESS not the postcode - it will make finding us easier! Registered Charity Number 504870. Registered as a company in England Number 1232182.
Phone: 01928 569895
FAX: 01928 589266
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