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Kirkham Priory

Abbey

Whitwell on the Hill, Malton, YO60 7JS

Tel: 01653 618768

Kirkham Priory

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About us

The riverside ruins of an Augustinan Priory, picturesquely set in the beautiful Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds. Features include a gatehouse bedecked with the heraldry of the De Roos family of Helmsley Castle, and a handspme set of monastic washbasins. On-site interpretation includes the story of Winston Churchill's secret visit, and Kirkham's role in preparations for D-Day during World War II.

Family friendly resources and activities.

Opening Times

* Please see website for further details.

Guide Prices

Adults £3.60, Concessions £3.20, Child £2.20

Facilities

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Children

  • Children welcome

Catering

  • Picnic site

Parking

  • Free Parking

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Wheelchairs available

Awards

  • Welcome to ExcellenceWelcome Host Bronze Welcome Host Bronze 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsWelcome To Yorkshire Member Welcome To Yorkshire Member 2016
  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016

Road Directions

5 miles South West of Malton on a minor road off the A64. Signposted from the A64.

The nearest railway station is Malton, which is 6 miles away.

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