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An ancient priory in the middle of nowhere. When we visited it had an amazing blazing autumn sunset... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
A hidden gem,brilliant food and very friendly staff and quick service

Brilliant food,good vibe plus family friendly as there were other familys there too.Will definately... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Llanthony, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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All reviews hay on wye well worth a visit on site car park beautiful place off the beaten track cellar bar free parking cup of tea passing places sunny day brecon beacons ruined abbey tranquil setting small church long walk narrow lane
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An ancient priory in the middle of nowhere. When we visited it had an amazing blazing autumn sunset behind it on the hills which was simply stunning. Worth a visit. Free to enter but dogs have to be chained up outside at the gate.

Thank Flutterbean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant food,good vibe plus family friendly as there were other familys there too.Will definately go back again and stay in accomodation as this building was amazing,very spooky but calming at the same time.

Thank nicola_surrey_35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful surrounding countryside area and views, Gospel Pass us grwat to drive through. The 12th century ruin Abbey is well worth visiting. Small car park and toilets onsite. Pub/hotel built on the grounds where food and drink are available. Free entrance and car park.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somewhat reminiscent of Tintern but without the people, the cars, the buses and the shops selling cheap "souvenirs" ! A medieval abbey ruin surrounded by the Black Mountains. Most of the year, there are very few people around. Most days, make sure you at least...More

Thank GwentLarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it's not the most complete abbey, it does have a sort of beauty to it that is easy to capture in photos. Some of which I have included here. It's a nice drive though the countryside to get there, you may end up stopping...More

Thank MrPotter02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drive the Gospel pass visit the ruins and pop into the HOTEL FOR A COFFEE. YOu won’t be dissapointed. All worth doing .

Thank downsgolb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Epic place so calming like a hot chocolate/horlicks. would come again in a heartbeat like legend style

Thank reviej
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

what an amazing site to visit. Spectacular ruins, well maintained and free. what joy. I can strongly recommend if in the area - well worth a visit.

Thank SafferB
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We've been touring the area and found this free entry ruins by chance. On a sunny day out was interesting but it's just another Abbey ruins. Still worth a short break from driving, views of countryside were nice too

Thank drenw2016
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Came across this old priory ruins quite by accident. A wonderful peaceful place. Small walks to be had nearby. Free car park and toilets available. Small area today picnic. Wonderful journey over the Welsh mountains, lots of sheep and Welsh ponies. Hay on wye a...More

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Andrew S
29 September 2017|
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Response from Donsafe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's an open air site (a ruin)
Pradip J
22 February 2015|
Response from bobsherunkle26 | Reviewed this property |
Two years ago there was a summer-only service from Hay-on-Wye, called the Offa's Dyke Flier. I found this in the online Herefordshire bus timetable. The outward and return route are both scenic. I don't know if the service... More