Awards & Funders

At Norton Priory Museum & Gardens we are proud to have won several awards, including:

  • Sandford Awards for excellence in education provision  1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007 (awarded for durations of 5 years)
  • Finalist Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year 2004
  • North West Tourist Board - Welcome Host and Welcome All
  • Reed Award - for special needs education provision
  • Green Tourism Business Award 2006 – Gold
  • Halton Tourism Business Network Awards 2009 - Team of the Year
  • Halton Tourism Business Network Awards 2009 - Excellence in Customer Service
  • Mersey #partnership Awards 2009 - shortlisted: Tourism Experience of the Year 
  • Visit England Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme, Quality Rose Marque 2011/12

Norton Priory is grateful to the following for their kind support:

  • Halton Borough Council
  • The Big Lottery - Awards for All
  • The Mersey Forest
  • Ineos Chlor
  • Halton Housing Trust
  • Liverpool Housing Trust
  • Plus Dane
  • Learning & Skills Council
  • WREN (Waste Recycling Group Ltd)

Norton Priory is pleased to work in partnership with:

  • English Heritage
  • National Museums Liverpool
  • Cheshire Gardens of Distinction
  • The Woodland Trust
  • Age UK
  • Cheshire Landscape Trust
  • Cheshire Wildlife Trust
  • Cheshire Active Naturalists
  • Artery of Life
  • All Saints Church, Daresbury
  • Daresbury Laboratories


    Halton Borough Council   Big Lottery Fund   The Mersey Forest   INEOS ChlorVinyls   Halton Housing Trust   Liverpool Housing Trust   Plus Dane    Wren  MLA  The Woodland Trust    English Heritage  Cheshire Landscape Trust   Cheshire Gardens of Distinction   Cheshire Active Naturalists  VAQAS