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Haughmond Abbey Ruins

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Haughmond ruins

An ideal place to visit to discover some of the local history. nothing else on site except the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Stunning Abbey Ruins..

This was last on our list for the day of visiting local attractions. English Heritage website says... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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All reviews english heritage information boards guide book well worth a visit small museum lovely visit walk around lovely walk cup of tea sunny day picnic track carvings history shop ancestors imagining
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

An ideal place to visit to discover some of the local history. nothing else on site except the abbey ruins but certainly worth a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank philipo977
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was last on our list for the day of visiting local attractions. English Heritage website says down a bumpy lane - it certainly is so be careful.. Parking is free so a real bonus! Entrance was also free which is good as this is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobinWilliamson
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by how much there was to see here and it was free to visit. A wonderfully peaceful location with an excellent view towards Shrewsbury. The information boards were great at explaining how and when the buildings were built as well as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joy M
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The magnificent ruins of this Augustinian abbey of Haughmond lie on a rocky hillside between the Upper Severn and Roden rivers. Built circ, 1070 these ruins cover an extensive area and the numerous informative posts for the visitor to understand and wonder at the splendour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Haughmond Abbey is a quiet location on the outskirts of Shrewsbury. It is accessed from a rutted track which needs care due to pot craters. There are many representations of whet the Abbey would have looked like across the site which make the visit very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lord E
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

There are substantial buildings still standing on this site. There are also useful information boards guiding you around. It is quite remarkable that entry is free. There is plenty of parking just outside the site. Pleasant location and typical I suspect not too many visitors....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around these fascinating ruins. The information boards were helpful. It’s free to go round and the views are great. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fenya006
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Haughmond Abbey ruins. It is free to enter, with excellent information boards provided by English Heritage, which really brought the place to life.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is now a free to enter English Heritage site, consequently there are no additional facilities like guide books or toilets. Despite that it is well worth a visit, but beware of the potholes as you drive down to the small car parking area. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jacquelinee930
Reviewed 1 July 2018

There is very limited parking here and as others have mentioned, and the road getting to it has a lot of potholes so drive carefully. The Abbey itself is glorious and we were very surprised that a site of this size was free. It looks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Dolemite600 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. By the visitors' centre.