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All reviews english heritage car park beautiful ruins original church added bonus of being lovely site lovely circular walk stairs to climb st mary information signs great place to explore two thirds worth a visit black stone nice place to have a picnic pleasant place to visit lovely ruin
Visited here unexpectedly when we happened to be on a family walk. Whilst the teenage daughter was unimpressed ( but is unimpressed by everything at the minute!!!) my other 10 year old looked the ruined abbey and read every piece of information. Very interesting facts...More
We were on our way to Barnard Castle and saw the sign so decided to stop and have a look. Not really much to see and although the ruins are interesting, would definitely not make special journey to see them.
Eggleston Abbey is a must see and a great place to relax. The ruins are spectacular. I can only imagine what it was like before being destroyed by Henry the eighth. Plus it is free. There is a large parking lot at the site.
Enjoyed our visit, exploring alone. Best view is coming from the north, off Westwick Road & down Abbey Lane. There's even a parking place at the side of the road so you can view it. Must have looked magnificent. Small car park down a narrow...More
if you are around Barnard Castle stop off and visit this lovely place. easy to find well signposted. car parking and free entry. The Abbey is well maintained and plaque explaining the history of the Abbey is well worth a read. Steeped in history, and...More
Sunday 26th August 18, my husband and I awoke to a drizzly rainy morning, which continued for the rest of the day. We drove down into Bowes Village in County Durham to visit Egglestone Abbey under the care of the English Heritage.
The abbey of...More
If you are visiting Barnard Castle then just down the road is these ruins of a monastery, it is also English heritage but free to get in, it is great on a sunny day to take a picnic along. Would recommend a visit.