Norton Priory and Gardens, Runcorn
Norton Priory has a great garden and is home to much wildlife.
The Brookes developed the tranquil woodland gardens at Norton Priory near Runcorn, whose pathways are still in use and give access to the recreated stream-glade and rock garden.The grounds, bounded by the historic Bridgewater Canal, are home to a rich variety of wild life, especially birds and insects.
The peaceful and relaxing two and a half acre Walled Garden at Norton Priory has won four Britain in Bloom awards. It was built between 1757 and 1770 by the Brooke family as a kitchen garden to provide fresh produce and flowers for the Norton Priory mansion. Close by is the ice house.
2016 - Norton Priory Museum and Gardens - Open most of year. See website for details.
Disabled access, tea room.
- Street: Tudor Road
- Postcode: WA7 1AX
- City: Runcorn
- County: Cheshire
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01928 569895
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