The Monastery

Type:Historic Site

89 Gorton Lane
Greater Manchester
M12 5WF

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The Monastery: exterior

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Road Directions

From M60, J24, 2 miles (3.2 km)



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Eleanor S
      Salford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Jersey boys and afternoon tea
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 9th April 2022
      Jersey boys plus afternoon tea was something I booked for a friends birthday in January 2022 We were right at the back with the bar queue impinging on our table Acoustics really bad also and given... Read full review
    • X4866EOclaireb
      Maikammer, Germany
      Trip Type:
      Beautiful architecture with a calming inner atmosphere
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 13th April 2022
      Beautifully restored monastery. Well worth a visit and can imagine a great event location. Good information boards setting out both the story of the monastery in the community and the process of... Read full review
    • benjaminhK5033VS
      Trip Type:
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 12th June 2022
      But if mixed feelings about The Monastry. Was here for a wedding and unfortunately did not manage to explore more about its history. On the outside it looks like a very old building that has been... Read full review



    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Free Admission

    Imported Facilities

    • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Available for wedding receptions

    Dates and Opening Times

    2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:00
    Friday - SaturdayClosed
    Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

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    Sunday, 11th December 2022 - Sunday, 11th December 2022

    Violin playersGorton Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Concert with CarolsJoin us at the monastery for a selection of seasonal and light music. As usual, ...
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    Sunday, 7th August 2022 - Sunday, 7th August 2022

    Lucinda DraytonLucinda Drayton New Album Launch | Find Your Own GroundWe've waited for over 2 years to welcome Lucinda back….. and The Monastery is so proud to have been chosen as the Northern venue for the launch of Find Your Own Ground, internationally renowned singer, songwriter and mediation teacher Lucinda Drayton's brand new album, that has been in creation…
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    Monday, 20th June 2022 - Monday, 19th December 2022

    The MonasteryTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin's neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans.
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