Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, North Yorkshire

Marrick is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. Located in the Yorkshire Dales, its main attraction is Marrick Priory, which is now a residential centre for outdoor education. The outdoor centre was converted from disused Priory buildings during the 1960s and has been providing a range of outdoor activities in the Yorkshire Dales for more than 40 years. The Priory was originally established as a nunnery between 1140-1160. The famous breeder of racehorses, William Blenkiron was born in Marrick.