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Egglestone Abbey

Egglestone Abbey Abbey Lane, Barnard Castle DL12 9TN, England
+44 1904 601901
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Beautiful mellowed stone ruins

In a lovely setting by the river Tees which you can hear below, this is an atmospheric ruined... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LynetteP41
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Shropshire,UK
Lovely ruin in a delightful location

Visited last week in the heat. This must have been magnificent in its time and you still have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucky13s
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Egglestone Abbey Abbey Lane, Barnard Castle DL12 9TN, England
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+44 1904 601901
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"car park"
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"beautiful ruins"
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"english heritage"
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"lovely site"
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"stairs to climb"
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"original church"
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"lovely circular walk"
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"living quarters"
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"information signs"
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"worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"great place to explore"
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"traffic lights"
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"nice place to have a picnic"
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"drainage system"
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"pleasant place to visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Not a huge amount see but a great setting and the ruins make for a beautiful composition on the valley side, wonderful site for a picnic after a stroll out from town. Unfortunately on our visit the site had been taken over by a group...More

Thank Polyolbion A
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

The abbey is maintained by English Heritage but has free entry.It is a ruin and not much remains but if in the area worth a quick visit.

Thank michael g
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Free to walk around and in good condition for 1000 years old! Dog friendly too. We went when it was snowing :-/

Thank Fredbear_Hull
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Come and wonder why such a huge abbey was in such a remote location. So many stories so much history and its free.

Thank Cyberstitch
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We have visited Egglestone Abbey before, but returned while on holiday in Yorkshire this year. It's a wonderful abandoned abbey, many of the walls are in great condition considering the age of this beautiful site. With a peaceful air about it, and wonderful views across...More

Thank Marc H
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