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A trail of stunning lanterns in the form of woodland animals, fruits and flowers around the woodlands of Norton Priory Museum and Gardens.

For one weekend only, see the grounds of Norton Priory Museum and Gardens in a whole new light.

Follow the route into the woods behind the museum to discover a host of wildlife in larger-than-life lanterns, from squirrels to snowdrops. Then head back to towards the museum to see the incredible fire installation, with over 200 flames twinkling across the medieval cloister.

Tickets are available at a very special price of £1 per person, made possible thanks to the support of Halton Borough Council and Arts Council England.

If you enjoy the event, please consider making a donation to reflect your enjoyment. Donations will be used to support future developments at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, which is operated as an independent charitable trust.

Please note, tickets are strictly limited and based on timed entry slots. Entry is by ticket only. If you book tickets but then can't attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that your tickets can be released for other people.

Free car parking is available but please walk or car share if you are able to. There may be a longer walk than usual between the parking area and the event.

Curated by the Lantern Company and AndNow as part of Celebrate Halton, Borough of Culture 2021.

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Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1SX

01928 569895


Opening times

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Walled Garden is closed for winter.

Pre-booked, timed ticket strongly recommended.

Entry via the main entrance in museum visitor centre.

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