Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey is arguably most famous for being the home of iconic romantic poet, Lord Byron, between 1808 and 1814.

The abbey is a former Augustinian priory that was converted in to a stately home in the 16th century.

Explore Byron’s personal items, including his furniture, letters, manuscripts and portraits. 

Visitor information

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Newstead Abbey Park
NG15 8NA

Contact details

Tel: 01623 455 900



Newstead Abbey is located 12 miles north of Nottingham on the A60 and is also close to Junction 27 of the M1. If coming from the M1, follow the signs for Sherwood Forest until you see the brown signs for the Abbey. The postcode for your sat nav is NG15 9H