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Had no idea how large this priory had been. Again smashed by the ghastly Henry VIII. Beautiful setting - great photo opportunities. Good historic signs and descriptions. An oasis of calm and tranquility. Plan to read up more about its history.
We went here at the end of our Thetford visit, having already been to the Dad's Army and Charles Burrell Museum. I wasn't expecting much so was very pleasantly surprised by how extensive and informative the site is. It seemed a very peaceful place as...More
Combined our visit to the Priory with the Burrell Museum and Dad's Army museum.
The ruins are atmospheric and well cared for with lots of information boards to add to the experience and unimpeded access to all areas.
You can also take the dog so...More
Interesting incite into the past considering it's free, information boards are all around the site! Lots of broken glass when we went unfortunately and rubbish scattered about! Which is a shame but I suppose it's an ideal hangout for youths etc! It was ok for...More
I was surprised by the extent of the ruins, almost well up there alongside Leiston and Castle Acre, for example, but the much-mentioned gatehouse seems to be inaccessible, on private land.
The information posts are not very well-positioned, which isn't an enormous problem as they...More
We have just visited Thetford and walked to these ruins. The area was much larger than expected and aweinspiring. Despite some noisy children also visiting there was an air of peace at the site. The information boards were very good and made it a very...More
The scale of this place and the ability for human kind to build such places without some of the engineering processes that we enjoy today is frankly inspiring. The various plaques around the priory show how people lived and their dedication to their beliefs. It...More