Newburgh Priory
Hambleton, Easingwold, North York Moors

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For a taste of history and culture, with plenty to see and do for alll the family, Newburgh Priory is an ideal place to visit. The wonderful gardens which surround the stately home are full of interest, and the house is filled with wonderful reminders of times gone by. 

Newburgh Priory is a magical location for your perfect day. Brimming with old fashioned charm and elegance, this is a fine stately home with views to take your breath away.

Newburgh Priory is a large and imposing house near Coxwold, North Yorkshire. Standing on the site of an Augustinian priory, founded in 1145, it is a fine stately home in a superb setting with breathtaking views to the Kilburn White Horse in the distance.

The extensive grounds contain a water garden, walled garden, topiary yews and woodland walks.

The house was the country seat for the Belassis family in the 16th and 17th century. Originally an Augustinian Priory, from 1145 it provided priests for the surrounding churches, in return for gifts of land and money from the rich landowners. It is reputed to be the burial place of Oliver Cromwell whose remains were said to have been brought to Newburgh Priory by his daughter Mary when she married the 2nd Viscount.

Newburgh belonged formerly to the Earls of Fauconberg, and is presently the home of Sir George and Lady Wombwell who open the Priory to visitors for guided tours from April to June.

 

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Newburgh Priory
Hambleton
Easingwold
North Yorkshire
YO61 4AS
01347 868372
 

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