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Lovely walks in the countryside and visit to this pretty abbey

Really beautiful walks nearby through fields, forests and along the river. Really pretty Abbey and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Magenta76
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Jersey, United Kingdom
Two beautiful remnants of the Abbey that are well worth a visit.

The remains of the Benedictine Abbey lie at the end of the beautiful Abbey Street, within the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
NickBrum
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Little bit disappointed as paid 8 quid for four of us to get into the Abbey grounds but unable to see any buildings inside other than the Abbots Porch. Good walks available through the grounds though which are free.

Thank Fatcockney
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Wandering through the pleasant village you come to the remnant of the Abbey, voluntarily give £2 per head, but not really worth it. Nice but small gardens, an inaccessible tower, some information sheets and thats about it. If you've got 15 minutes to kill may...More

Thank Iandwat
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Really beautiful walks nearby through fields, forests and along the river. Really pretty Abbey and Abbas Giant can be seen on the hillside

Thank Magenta76
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Came across this while walking. Worth a look as has interesting facts about it and the surrounding buildings are interesting too.

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The storey may be more interesting than the building. Under the porch there are a few panels with the history of the tower. Most of the dressed stones were used in the village buildings after the place got demolished. There is a sign at the...More

Thank huys25
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The remains of the Benedictine Abbey lie at the end of the beautiful Abbey Street, within the grounds of a large, privately-owned manor house. A gate to the right of the house is well-signposted, advertising that this is the entrance to the Abbey, and whether...More

Thank NickBrum
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The Abbey must have been huge when it was whole as indicated by information at the site. What remains is a stunning gatehouse surrounded by trees. A lovely place to potter about for two quid. Change not given... Honesty box system.

Thank c t
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A short walk from the New Inn where I was staying. The grounds were so beautiful as is the Abbey. Take time to do the grounds and the cemetery. So much history to take inl

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I wish I could have spent more time in this beautiful village, however, the short time I was here I thoroughly enjoyed wandering the streets that were full of historical buildings and tales of yore. A perfect country getaway. Don't forget to visit the Giant!!

Thank Blaze0001
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It seems to be an essential part of any village to have a hub and often a robust church, or in this case an Abbey, The village is small and compact and a joy to walk round to soak in the many styles of building...More

Thank Peter B
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I don't know the property you mean, but I can recommend The Old Gaol Cottage, if your family are looking for something special.
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