The Monastery

Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF
12 Brinsop Square Manchester England M12 5PL GB

Be inspired as you walk around this magnificent architectural masterpiece where tranquillity and beauty surrounds you. Witness high Victorian Gothic architecture as you stroll along elegant cloisters, which are visually stunning.

Enjoy the Friary Gardens and afterwards treat yourself to some delicious refreshments, home-baked cakes and cream teas in the Friars Pantry.

The Monastery is locally called Gorton Monastery, and it has been listed in the 100 most endangered sites in the world, with a rich heritage that should never be lost. But now following a £6.5 million restoration scheme, this hidden treasure is seen as one of UK’s most inspiring venues for social and cultural occasions.

Facilities: Refreshments are available in the Friars Pantry and there is free on-site parking

Opening Times: Open to the public most Sundays from 12:00 until 4:00pm unless a special event is taking place. They are also open on the 3rd Monday of every month.

Costs: Entrance free but donations are welcomed.

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