Thicket Priory

Shrouded in privacy for decades, Grade II-listed Victorian masterpiece Thicket Priory has now been lovingly restored to create one of North Yorkshire’s finest private houses for exclusive hire only.

Dating back to the 1840s and built by Edward Blore, most notable for his work on Buckingham Palace, Thicket Priory was until recently lived in by an order of nuns and sealed off from the outside world.

Today our sanctuary of tranquility boasts 35 en-suite bedrooms, a magnificent Ballroom that can seat up to 200, a private chapel, 18 acres of grounds, a private lake, a boathouse and even a helipad. Meanwhile a myriad of mysterious stairs and doors will make it feel even more like a magical secret just waiting to be discovered. And yet we are only 15 minutes from historic York and just two hours from central London.

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