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beautiful spot.

a genuinely peaceful and tranquil place, great to potter around and unearth a spot of local... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Hisknibs
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
An unusual church with a warm welcome

We found Beauchief Abbey after setting out on a walk to discover some less well known (to us) parts... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
NorthSouthWales
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 May 2018
“beautiful spot.”
11 Mar 2018
“An unusual church with a warm welcome”
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Surrounded by ancient woodland, the remains of a monastery built around 1180AD feature a remarkably intact main tower, quaint Chapel and an interesting graveyard.
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Beauchief Ln., Sheffield S7 8BD, England
Website
+44 114 221 1900
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

a genuinely peaceful and tranquil place, great to potter around and unearth a spot of local history. or just soak up the beautiful surrounding. we're of there today for a picnic.

Thank Hisknibs
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We found Beauchief Abbey after setting out on a walk to discover some less well known (to us) parts of Sheffield. We received a very warm welcome from friendly and knowledgeable members of the congregation who are rightly proud of the building and its history;...More

Thank NorthSouthWales
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Beauchief Abbey and we had the opportunity to have our afternoon tea inside the abbey! It was awesome! Totally recommended, lots of thanks to the locals a brilliant lady and the gentleman that guided us!

Thank Victoria V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This building is a very old church and has tradition. Now, this building no longer allows us to go into, so in front of this church, pamphlets that introduce it are put. Around this Abbey, there are many graves . Sometimes parties are held in...More

Thank Umi Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful church in a gorgeous area of Sheffield. With views over the Peak District and a historic grave yard. There is an information board outside the church informing you of its history. I love walking around this area. Well worth a...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went to visit as part of the Hertitage weekend and what a little gem. The volunteers were very welcoming and very friendly and answered all of our questions. We were offered tea and cakes and even the dog was allowed to go in. Lots...More

Thank loopy_smith
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Went for a visit as part of Heritage weekend. Fascinating place, very helpful volunteers. Good information. Nice peaceful spot for what was once a large abbey

Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed 20 May 2016

As part of an ongoing project to explore the old churches and historic buildings in and around South Yorkshire, using only public transport, I took advantage of a sunny weekday afternoon to visit Beauchief Abbey. The 97 bus that I caught from High Street in...More

Thank ScottEngering
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Visited the Abbey on a Heritage Open Day guided tour. The history of this place is fascinating and to think the Abbey owned such vast tracts of land and was the hub of a hive of industry in its day is mind boggling. The setting...More

Thank Trixie772
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Just 100m from a busy suburban route, Beauchief Abbey lies in tranquil, leafy surroundings and carries an interesting history. The original building followed a 12th century gift of land that may have been motivated by guilt over the murder of Thomas a Becket - hence...More

Thank ADM1959
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