A day trip to Norton Priory, Runcorn

Norton Priory in Runcorn, Cheshre has been the centre for the community since 1134. The gardens and woodland are a delight to explore acting as a haven for visitors and wildlife. The museum displays reveal a story of prosperity, struggle, decline and survival through the lives of the Black Canons who lived at the Priory until the dissolution of the monasteries in 1536.

Discover 900 years of history through an award winning museum, a spectacular 14th century Saint Christopher statue and excavated medieval ruins set in acres of managed woodland. The stunning 18th century Walled Garden offers orchards, a fruit garden and a beautiful rose walk.

Norton Priory offers light bites, drinks and cakes in their refectory cafe, whilst the gift shops have treats for all, there is also a wide range of plants for sale in the courtyard.

The coach departs Voel depot at 09.15am and the Hospice at 09.30am. Seats are £15.00 please contact the fundraising department to secure your place.

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