Free parking available next to the shop (27 spaces). There is additional (free) parking in the village. There are two disabled parking spaces next to Reception.
Food and Drink
Vending machine selling hot drinks and snacks.
Picnics are welcome in the grounds - benches available next to the Priory.
Shop sells a range of gifts, including books, toys, replicas, jam and wines.
Male/female toilets, with baby changing facilities.
Dogs on leads allowed.
The recreated herb garden grows plants the monks would have used for medicinal and culinary purposes.
Exhibition and display of archaeological finds, site model and audio tour featuring a 15th century chant from a Castle Acre song book is next to the shop on the way down to the Priory.
Large grassed area around the priory. Plenty of space to walk and explore. No cycle routes. The grounds are full of wildlife, including barn owls, little owls, rabbits and grey squirrels.
- Audio Tour Availability
- Audio tour of priory (English only) included in admission price.
- Baby Changing Facilities
- Male/Female toilets, with baby changing facilities.
- Pushchairs Allowed
Please be aware
The spiral staircase up to the Prior's lodgings is not lit. Care needs to be taken especially in the winter when light is poor. There is undulating ground all over the site, visitors need to be aware.
Commercial Photography and Filming
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
If you are interested in using English Heritage sites for commercial photography this must be arranged in advance. Please go to: Sarah Eastel Locations (http://www.film-locations.co.uk) for more information.