Ruins of the late 12th century church of a small nunnery of 'white ladies' or Augustinian canonesses.
The priory enjoyed a moment of high drama in 1651 when it briefly became the hiding place of Charles II after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester. Disguised as a woodsman with his face covered in soot, he soon moved to nearby Boscobel House.
Read more about the history of White Ladies Priory.
Before You Go
Parking and Access: The priory is a 20 minute walk away from Boscobel House. Leaving your car at the house, follow the permissive path south to the priory.
Alternatively, there is very limited parking along the side of the road at the end of the track that leads to the priory. The priory is located a short 150 metre walk down a wooded track which can be very muddy in wet weather.
Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.
Plan a Great Day Out
Follow in the footsteps of King Charles II and visit nearby Boscobel House. There you can see the priest-hole Charles hid in, take a tour around around the manor house, stroll around the restored knot garden and visit the Victorian farmyard. A tearoom in the old stables serves home-made cakes, light lunches and hot and cold drinks.
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