Kirkham Priory (English Heritage)
These ruins of an Augustinian priory include an elaborate gatehouse and monkâ€™s washroom, all set in the peaceful Derwent valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Yorkshire Wolds.
Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Sacred space
1 Oct-31 Mar Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
- English Heritage
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.
Architecture, Personalities, Religion, Weapons and War
Key artists and exhibits
- Augustine monks
- Winston Churchill