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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Autism friendly Christmas stories

This session is suitable for children on the autism spectrum between 4-8, but all ages are welcome. We've a quiet room if you'd like a break and a visual story route to guide you from the car park to the event, available in advance on request.

Mon 23 Dec

Children £3.50 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

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 2020

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sat 9 May 2020

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Fri 28 Aug 2020

£6 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Fri 4 Sep 2020

£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 12 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 10 more dates until 10 Dec 2020

Camera to Computer Photography Workshop

Realise the full potential of your camera and creative skills with David Speight Photography and capture Nostell’s grand architecture and grounds at its seasonal best.

Sat 30 Nov

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sun 26 Jan 2020

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Christmas Reflections: explore the house

This year our staff and volunteers have taken inspiration from the Thomas Chippendale pier glass in the collection. As you explore the historic rooms, look out for handcrafted decorations inspired by the golden swirls and mythical Ho Ho bird of this exotic mirror. See the 18th century rooms all trimmed up, have a giggle…

Sat 7 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 8 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Wed 11 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 11 more dates until 24 Dec

FULLY BOOKED - Visit Father Christmas

This season's extra special as the grotto is open for Christmas Eve visits.

Sat 7 Dec

Children £10 Booking essential, venue admission also applies; Group £20–£30 / 01924 863892

Sun 8 Dec

Children £10 Booking essential, venue admission also applies; Group £20–£30 / 01924 863892

Sat 14 Dec

Children £10 Booking essential, venue admission also applies; Group £20–£30 / 01924 863892

…and 5 more dates until 24 Dec

Garden Christmas Trail

From their perch high on the pier glass, the Ho Ho birds have watched the magic of Christmas unfold in the mansion for centuries.

Sat 7 Dec

£2 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Sun 8 Dec

£2 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Mon 9 Dec

£2 venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

…and 17 more dates until 26 Dec

Health walk

Get some exercise with a gentle stroll around the parkland led by an experienced 'walking for health' walk leader. Join the group of regular walkers every Thursday and Friday to take in the changing seasons and enjoy a cuppa in the cafe each week.

Fri 22 Nov

Free / 01924 863892

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Thu 28 Nov

Free / 01924 863892

Fri 29 Nov

Free / 01924 863892

…and 8 more dates until 27 Dec

Lampshade Making: Sculpted Maps

Learn how to use Ordnance Survey maps to create your own sculptural shade and bring to life any table lamp or small ceiling light with a uniquely personal twist.

Sun 1 Dec

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sun 16 Feb 2020

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Luxury Christmas Wreath Making

Use an oasis base to create a beautiful piece to enjoy at home during the festive period.

Sun 24 Nov

£65 Booking essential / 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…

Thu 23 Jan 2020

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

Wed 26 Feb 2020

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

Mosaic Making

Create a wonderful, personal mosaic for you or a loved one to treasure, using beautiful materials including stunning slate.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

New Year Craft: Macrame Plant Hangers

With expert tuition from Darn It Workshops, learn the macramé knots that inspire a variety of different designs.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

£45 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Night Run - experience Nostell in a different light

Taking part in our Night Run is a great way to get a little fitter during winter months at the same time as helping us care for the places that make a run more special. So as you look after you, you’ll be looking after nature too.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£7–£14 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Nostell Nestlings

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday we've different activities themed around a story or species, from planting seeds like Mr McGregor, discovering bees like winnie the pooh, to going on a Bear Hunt through the woods. Make sure you check out our Facebook page @NostellNT to see the next theme coming up and look out for special…

Wed 4 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 16 more dates until 21 Oct 2020

Nostell Nestlings with Mother Christmas

It’s our end of year Nostell Nestlings treat. Join Mother Christmas in her grotto and workshop for songs, stories and crafts. Little ones will each receive a present. Perfect for your little elves aged 1 to 4.

Wed 18 Dec

Children £3 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Mon 23 Dec

Children £3 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Nostell Nights: attic tours

You'll climb the stairs to the highest floor of the house, normally closed to the public. Take a sneak peek at where the servants used to sleep, see the bells that would have summoned them and unravel the stories of some of the historic writings you can see on the walls.

Fri 6 Dec

£5 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

Nostell Nights: cellar tours

With torches at the ready, you'll head down to the basement of the treasure house, normally closed to the public. Your guide will show you the winding corridors and secret rooms that lie beneath the ground floor of the house, giving you an insight into the history of this area of the house, which is particularly…

Fri 6 Dec

£5 Booking essential, venue admission also applies / 01924 863892

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 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sat 11 Jan 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

…and 10 more dates until 12 Dec 2020

Parkrun

People of every age and ability are welcome.

Sat 23 Nov

Free / 01924 863892

Sat 30 Nov

Free / 01924 863892

Sat 7 Dec

Free / 01924 863892

…and 3 more dates until 28 Dec

Seasonal Lino Printing

Discover the secrets of perfectly cut lino with Darn It Workshops. Makers can choose to work from inspirational images supplied on the day, or bring along their own selection.

Sat 23 Nov

£45 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.

Thu 5 Dec

£65 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sat 22 Feb 2020

£65 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Silver Clay Jewellery Craft

Craft a stunning piece from silver clay, inspired by nature, in this sought-after workshop with Laura Barnes Art, and be inspired by the decadent interiors of Nostell’s treasure house.

Fri 29 Nov

£95 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£95 Booking essential / 01924 863892

SOLD OUT Willowcraft Reindeer Workshop

You’ll sculpt your very own 4ft willow reindeer to enjoy back at home and learn the basics of random weave without a metal frame.

Mon 16 Dec

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

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 26 Nov

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Tue 24 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

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 from Wakefield District Cycle Forum you'll be cycling further at a comfortable pace. The ride lasts about 3 hours and the distance is up to 20 miles.

Sun 24 Nov

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Sun 29 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 01924 863892

Willowcraft: Garden Trug Workshop

You'll master the basics of basket-weaving with help from Dragon Willow and learn about the different types of artisan basket.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£95 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Willowcraft: Valentine's Day Workshop

This is a great workshop for beginners and anyone wanting to create an original work to display at home or gift to someone special.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

£65 Booking essential / 01924 863892

Winter Mosaic Making

Craft a seasonal image or something completely different in honour of a place, person or passion, with support and creative guidance from Laura Barnes Art.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

£85 Booking essential / 01924 863892

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