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lovely surprise find on our walk

Accidently came across these monastery ruins when out on a walk. Coming out of the woods to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lovetheunexpected
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Cheshire UK
Past and present

So interesting if you have a good imagination. It was brilliant to read about its history of which... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
tk14srk
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Dunwich, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accidently came across these monastery ruins when out on a walk. Coming out of the woods to see this on a beautiful summers day was a joy. There are a couple of information boards telling you the interesting history & if you look carefully alongside...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

So interesting if you have a good imagination. It was brilliant to read about its history of which we had not a clue. Special place for us.

Thank tk14srk
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

These ruins are not extensive. In fact, aside from the perimeter wall, not a massive amount remains. But what does remain is picturesque and extremely atmospheric. The quiet, rustic sorrounding, the sound of the cold, brown sea booming below the cliff and the wind-embattled hill-top...More

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is an amazing place - Dunwich was one of the largest ports and most of it has fallen into the sea. We walked around the site and along the coastal path. It is a stunningly beautiful area.

Thank becky248
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Lovely old ruins, nearby is the last remaining grave, the rest of the grave yard, on the cliff top, has crumbled into the sea.

Thank Not-so-young-woman
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Karin and I went there on a cold, grey day in late November. There was no one else around. The entrance archways were stark and imposing. The major ruin was quite magical. Again, solitary amidst fields with sheep to one side. One could see the...More

Thank michaelbanks7
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Dunwich is a classic example of results of historic coastal erosion. The ruined Monestery is interesting. Local Folk Lore has it that in rough weather you can hear the Monestery bells chiming beneath the Crashing Waves upon the Shore.

Thank Omaha1944Suffolk
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Sadly, only a ruin, but obviously an impressive Abbey in its time. Taken in conjunction with a visit to the museum it gives a good backdrop to historical Dunwich.

Thank faganbrother
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