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St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow

The Museum Church Bank, Jarrow NE32 3DY, England
+44 370 333 1181
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History on our doorstep

An amazing experience, staff on the day we visited (Friday morning) were awesome. Jackie and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
misslaurenstacey
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London, United Kingdom
Serene visit

Historic monastery ruins in a lovely quiet location. Nice place to wander round and contemplate and... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
joseph850
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“anglo saxon” (3 reviews)
“stained glass” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
The Museum Church Bank, Jarrow NE32 3DY, England
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+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing experience, staff on the day we visited (Friday morning) were awesome. Jackie and Gillian were extremely friendly and helpful,, we couldn’t have asked for more, it was a cold day, and the ladies told us to sit next to the radiators, and they...More

Thank misslaurenstacey
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Historic monastery ruins in a lovely quiet location. Nice place to wander round and contemplate and reflect.. Nearby parking is available.

Thank joseph850
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

An amazing place well worth a visit. The church is steeped in history and the volunteers on duty were friendly and helpful.

Thank CWWAT
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We have had some friends over from Denmark and took them on a mini tour of South Tyneside The history of the church at Jarrow is instrumental to Christianity in Great Britian. The staff are very helpful and volunteers They offer a great insight to...More

Thank mikemcdowell2014
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is an important site; one of the handful of places where Christian learning developed in Britain - and a key place for anyone interested in English history. It's a functioning church, largely Victorian but with a Saxon heart. It has some unusual and interesting...More

Thank RobinFitz
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

since being taken over by southtyneside council,there seems to be more exibitions on, the vikings, saint bede catherine cookson, and north east history ,they have to restore the ancient village that is spread through the site,giving an insight into life and farming in the mediaval...More

Thank Billy R
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This ancient church was the centre of the monastery where the Venerable Bede, the great Saxon Scholar, lived and worked in the 7th century. Only the chancel of the church dates from the time of Bede, the rest dating from the Norman period and the...More

Thank tonygolden48
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Our sat nav took us past this, it's by the church. It was home of the Venerable Bede, it's worth a look inside the church too.

Thank Janet D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is certainly one of the oldest church structures in England. There is ample signage around the inside and outside of the building to guide you about the early Anglo Saxon structure,expansion of the monestaries, and later destruction. The staff inside the church are anxious...More

Thank PhilViking
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We often take the grandson here for a walk and look around this beautiful place with lots of history

Thank Susan E
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