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This was last on our list for the day of visiting local attractions. English Heritage website says down a bumpy lane - it certainly is so be careful.. Parking is free so a real bonus! Entrance was also free which is good as this is...More
We were pleasantly surprised by how much there was to see here and it was free to visit. A wonderfully peaceful location with an excellent view towards Shrewsbury. The information boards were great at explaining how and when the buildings were built as well as...More
The magnificent ruins of this Augustinian abbey of Haughmond lie on a rocky hillside between the Upper Severn and Roden rivers. Built circ, 1070 these ruins cover an extensive area and the numerous informative posts for the visitor to understand and wonder at the splendour...More
Haughmond Abbey is a quiet location on the outskirts of Shrewsbury. It is accessed from a rutted track which needs care due to pot craters. There are many representations of whet the Abbey would have looked like across the site which make the visit very...More
There are substantial buildings still standing on this site. There are also useful information boards guiding you around. It is quite remarkable that entry is free. There is plenty of parking just outside the site. Pleasant location and typical I suspect not too many visitors....More
This is now a free to enter English Heritage site, consequently there are no additional facilities like guide books or toilets. Despite that it is well worth a visit, but beware of the potholes as you drive down to the small car parking area.
There is very limited parking here and as others have mentioned, and the road getting to it has a lot of potholes so drive carefully. The Abbey itself is glorious and we were very surprised that a site of this size was free. It looks...More