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All reviewsenglish heritagefree car parkoriginal churchlovely sitebeautiful ruinsadded bonus of beingcar park is quite smallstairs to climblovely circular walkst maryinformation signstwo thirdsgreat place to exploreworth a visittraffic lightspleasant place to visitblack stone
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.
Visited last week in the heat. This must have been magnificent in its time and you still have a sense of what it must have been like.
This site is free and unmanned. There are no facilities except a smallish car park. I would have...More
There are no facilities at this location so it's really just the ruins to look at and it doesn't take long. Due to there being no attendants on site there was quite a bit of rubbish and the smell of urine in some of the...More
We drove past this Abbey during a short break in Greta Bridge and thought we should visit as it looked so grand from the road. We had a short walk to the Abbey with our dog.
There are a lot of ruins which remain so...More
A beautiful place to visit and again lots of history to explore. The only down side is that this site is unmanned and as a result children and adults were shouting and screaming and climbing all the walls, Dogs were running riot to the point...More