Welcome to the website of the Gisborough Priory Project. Here you can discover more about this small, volunteer-run charity (registration number 1109285) which is working hard to restore historic gardens in the market town of Guisborough.

Find out about the history of the site, news and forthcoming events as well as how you can get involved. Even if you cannot visit us in person you can help support our work in other ways.

If you have any information you think might be of interest to us please do not hesitate to get in touch via the Contact Us page.

Get a map and directions here

...............LATEST NEWS – Click for more information…................

>>>>>>>>>Gisborough Priory is now open for the 2016 season as detailed below.

Note 2016 opening times:
2 March to 30 October
Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays
10am to 4pm

During opening hours you can contact the volunteer custodian by phoning 07437796415.

Please note that the site will be closed for a few days at the end of July/beginning of August due to the Summer Sound event taking place in the priory grounds at the end of July 2016. Exact dates to be confirmed.

We still need more volunteer custodians! Click here to find out how you can help.


Our next open day is on Sunday 3 July, from 12 noon to 3.30 pm. There will be refreshments, a plant stall, children’s craft activity and a guided tour of the priory and gardens from 1 pm to 2.30 pm. Enjoy the summer flowers such as those pictured below. Our AGM at 12 noon is a chance to find out how you can help as well as hear about what has happened over the last year. All welcome.

Photos and information about Picnic in the Priory 2016

Photos and information about Snowdrop Sunday 2016.

See pictures from our Easter Monday Fun event here.

Read about our 2015 teddy bears’ picnic here.

Come and meet us – events planned for 2016

Come and help at one of our volunteer sessions

Update on fruit tree propagation

Ash tree dieback

Gisborough Priory Project registered charity number 1109285 and company limited by guarantee 4684000 (England)

..............OTHER LOCAL ATTRACTIONS & SERVICES...................

Prior Pursglove College archives online

Guisborough Museum

The De Brus Trail

Find out about accommodation and what to see and do in Guisborough

Find out about training opportunities related to the history and archaeology of the north east

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