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Hidden historical gem

We found this place by accident, passing nearby and happening to spot it on the road atlas. A 3/4... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
tarkamerl
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
Excellent way to spend a couple of hours

Nice country walk to an interesting historical village. Parking was free and there is no charge for... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Martin H
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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All reviews ruined church information boards free car park yorkshire wolds lovely walk interesting historical site small site steep walk walking boots old railway well worth a visit english heritage site couple of hours gift shop path field graveyard
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For any history or medieval buffs this is def worth a visit. not suitable for anyone with mobility issues as it is tucked away at the end of a track and a little bit of a walk over to the site.. lovely peaceful place and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindakingfisher
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with work friends on skills bus trip cost £25 with admission to go in £12 what a lload of expensive rubbish just old shops expensive some parts sluggy cafe expensive and food not good we thought it was a Christmas market never bought anything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to go to Wharram Percy after we had been to Kirkham Priory, as it's only half an hours drive away. The sign post is easy to miss, there is a small car park, and then it's a 3/4 mile walk to the deserted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lossboy
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We found this place by accident, passing nearby and happening to spot it on the road atlas. A 3/4 mile walk from the car park, down in to the valley, takes you to the village. The remains are mostly fairly subtle, but interpretation boards help...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tarkamerl
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nice country walk to an interesting historical village. Parking was free and there is no charge for visiting this lovely English Heritage site. Great way to spend an hour or 2

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Managed to spend an hour drive from Hull to visit here tonight and instead the angry farmer that lives next door decided to come out and scare us off by shooting his shot gun in the air for some unknown reason. Sad thing is I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

A lovely walk down through the valley of about 3/4 mile, over a rough grassy path. We loved the walk to the village but it's not for buggies or people who may struggle with uneven ground. There are several information boards outlining interesting facts and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Quirky-Bird-Gardener
Reviewed 18 August 2018

To be honest, I wasn't really too sure what to expect, but it wasn't this. Wharram Percy had been on our 'to do' list for a while. I was a bit disappointed. There is not a huge amount there: the ruined church was quite interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank su51090
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We visited here on the way back from Helmsley having seen the signs a few times. It is a little bit down a country road and there is a car park for 10-15 cars and then a 20 minute walk to the site through a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terran N
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I can’t think of anywhere else like this. I’m not aware of other deserted villages on this scale. It’s a big site and it’s a bit of a walk to get to it but it’s interesting and plenty to see if you use your imagination....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from O3943QFmichelleb | Reviewed this property |
Hi we took our dog but she's a young girl. It's about three quarters of a mile down hill, not much to see once there,but the church is lovely. There's benches to rest. It's the walk back up that's quite steep. I'd say allow... More
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