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Egglestone Abbey

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Sunday 26th August 18, my husband and I awoke to a drizzly rainy morning, which continued for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great ruins

If you are visiting Barnard Castle then just down the road is these ruins of a monastery, it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dormansland, United Kingdom
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Egglestone Abbey Abbey Lane, Barnard Castle DL12 9TN, England
+44 1904 601901
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank shawnwhite13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn’t find the place - no signs no website no clue they need to try harder to get visitors. Certainly not near

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful atmospheric ruin situated within walking distance from Barnard castle. Well worth a vist

Thank lindylou49
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

These peaceful ruins are well worth a visit if you're near to Barnard Castle. Great picnic location and substantial remains to explore.

Thank DrPeterDRobinson
Reviewed 6 July 2018

In a lovely setting by the river Tees which you can hear below, this is an atmospheric ruined abbey. Lots to explore. Easy to find your way around. Free parking.

Thank LynetteP41
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Lucky13s
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank cerimorris93
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Fiona B
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