Kirkham Priory - English Heritage

Kirkham Priory - English Heritage
Nr Malton
North Yorkshire
YO60 7JS



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01653 618768

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These ruins of an Augustinian priory include an elaborate gatehouse and monk’s washroom, all set in the peaceful Derwent valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Yorkshire Wolds.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Sacred space

Opening hours

1 Oct-31 Mar Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan

Admission charges



  • English Heritage

Additional info

Toilets are only accessible during the summer.

New interpretations include the story of the secret visit of Winston Churchill and the role of the site in preparation for D-Day during World War II.

Collection details

Architecture, Personalities, Religion, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Augustine monks
  • Winston Churchill
  • D-Day