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A Big ruin!

It is just a few old walls, I'm sure it is interesting but not worth a special trip. Wasnt actually... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart A
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Spalding, United Kingdom
THETFORD PRIORY RUINS

Only A short walk from the town centre. A really well maintained site with plenty of information... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
1147GG
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is just a few old walls, I'm sure it is interesting but not worth a special trip. Wasnt actually easy to find, as some of the signposts were not helpful getting there!

Thank Stuart A
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Only A short walk from the town centre. A really well maintained site with plenty of information boards. There are extensive remains to see and a very well preserved gatehouse. Very quiet when we visited, we had a lovely peaceful walk all around the site....More

Thank 1147GG
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This monument is very close to the train station, and also the bus terminal. It is close to the river that runs through the Town, and best of all it is FREE entry. Well maintained but be aware that it is locked out of hours,...More

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

As Priory's go, there's nothing remarkable about this one. It was once part of a much more substantial building but has been reasonably well preserved and is certainly worth visiting.

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A good example of remains showing what it could have looked like. Seeping of history Free entry. The Priory of Our Lady of Thetford was one of the largest and most important monasteries in medieval East Anglia. Founded in the early 12th century, for 400...More

Thank Witchypoo69
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

less than 5mins from bus station and the town and eats rail station good 10 mins walk the priory has free car park pleanty to see the ruins very quiet the to wards the river there are meadows plenty of wild life everywhere dose not...More

Thank quiffysteve
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Another splendid ruin - thanks to Henry Vlll - but truly gorgeous. A great place to go for walking and fresh air. Beautifully tended and signposted by English Heritage.

Thank Lyndel-60
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I popped in to have a quick look round Thetford Priory on my way home from an overnight stay in Thetford intending to spend about half an hour walking around but actually spent two hours! Very lovely and peaceful place. You would not believe that...More

Thank Marion C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fascinating old ruins hidden away in thetford, easy to walk to from the centre of town. Particularly liked the information boards dotted around the site.

Thank WGuyC
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing old ruins, with information points. Good to walk around and admire but ground is uneven so take care. Free small car park.

Thank Sharon C
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