National Trust: Nostell Priory

National Trust: Nostell Priory
Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1QE
  • Telephone 01924 863892
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  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell
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There are 19 events at this location

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Bat Walk

At Nostell, we've hundreds of bats roosting in the trees and buildings around the grounds and many other species that come out at night. Keep your eyes and ears peeled as you follow our walk leader through the gardens. Booking is essential and places get filled up fast.

Thu 7 May

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sat 9 May

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Fri 28 Aug

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Fri 4 Sep

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Behind the scenes: Stables tour

Discover the history of this fascinating building, wind your way up into the hayloft and see the Riding School from the viewing platform as the aristocracy would have done.

Thu 20 Feb

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Thu 19 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Thu 23 Apr

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 8 more dates until 10 Dec

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Follow your map to find clues and games, discover more about Nostell’s spring wildlife and their homes, and claim your yummy Cadbury chocolate prize.

Fri 10 Apr

Children £3 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Sat 11 Apr

Children £3 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Sun 12 Apr

Children £3 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Mon 13 Apr

Children £3 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt: Early Bunny

Follow your map to find clues and games, discover more about Nostell’s spring wildlife and their homes, and claim your yummy Cadbury chocolate prize.

Sat 4 Apr

Children £2.50 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Sun 5 Apr

Children £2.50 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Mon 6 Apr

Children £2.50 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

…and 3 more dates until 9 Apr

Family World Book Day

Follow the Puffling trail around the house and gardens.

Sun 8 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Half-term adventures - Build a Bird box

Give nature a helping hand as wildlife blossoms and birds find their song ready for spring.

Thu 20 Feb

£10 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

  • 10:30 – 11:30
  • 11:30 – 12:30
  • 13:00 – 14:00
  • 14:00 – 15:00

Fri 21 Feb

£10 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Half-term adventures - Workshop!

Make your own mini bird house in a match box.

Thu 20 Feb

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fri 21 Feb

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Macbeth - The Lord Chamberlain's Men

A play of supernatural magic, vaulting ambition and an

Thu 27 Aug

£16 Booking essential (Children £10) / 01924 863892

Meet the Curator

You'll delve into the detail of this star object in the National Trust collection and learn all about the miniature conservation work that has been undertaken during winter, thanks to generous donations from our supporters. This is a chance to take a sneak peek of this mini treasure house before it's revealed in its new…

Wed 26 Feb

£15 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Thu 27 Feb

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Thu 26 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Thu 23 Apr

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 9 more dates until 30 Oct

Nostell Nestlings

An outdoor play group enjoying the seasons and wildlife in the gardens. Check out our Facebook page @NostellNT to see the next theme coming up and look out for special story sessions in partnership with Wakefield Libraries. No booking needed, Minimum suggested donation £1 per child.

Wed 4 Mar

Children £1 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Wed 18 Mar

Children £1 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Wed 1 Apr

Children £1 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

…and 16 more dates until 2 Dec

Parkland walk

Our knowledgeable walk leader will guide you on a brief history of the estate, as well as exploring the lakes, meadows and woodland to discover seasonal highlights and top species to spot from kingfishers to kestrels.

Sat 14 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sat 18 Apr

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sat 16 May

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 8 more dates until 12 Dec

Parkrun

People of every age and ability are welcome.

Sat 22 Feb

Free / 01924 863892

Sat 29 Feb

Free / 01924 863892

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01924 863892

…and 17 more dates until 4 Jul

RESCHEDULED Night Run - experience Nostell in a different light

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM SAT 15 TO SAT 29 FEB.

Sat 29 Feb

£7–£14 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Seasonal Planter Workshop

Work work with a variety of different concretes, moulds and recycled pots to craft your masterpiece - or gift this creative experience to a loved one to enjoy.

Sat 22 Feb

£65 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Wakefield District Cycle Forum: Cycle skills

Have a go on Wakefield District Cycle Forum's family friendly cycle skill course.

Wed 27 May

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 5 Jul

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Wed 22 Jul

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Wakefield District Cycle Forum: Easy cycle ride

Cycling at an easy-going pace, join expert ride leader for an easy ride that is ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence.

Tue 25 Feb

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 1 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Tue 24 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 17 more dates until 1 Nov

Wakefield District Cycle Forum: Pedal in the park

These short rides are ideal for beginners, families and those wanting to build their confidence. The route will vary each session depending on participant ability, and lasts up to an hour.

Sun 26 Apr

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 24 May

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 26 Jul

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

Wakefield District Cycle Forum: Steady cycle ride

If you're fairly competent on your bike, steady rides are the next step up. With ride leaders you'll be cycling further at a comfortable pace. The ride lasts about 3 hours and the distance is up to 20 miles, finishing in the café afterwards if you'd like to stay.

Sun 8 Mar

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 12 Apr

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 10 May

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 7 more dates until 13 Dec

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