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Lovely place

The tea rooms and gardens are run by a group called Looking Ahead who assist young adults with... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Ronald S
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Interest place

one of the most famous attractions in the UK, everyone needs to visit this place, if it would be... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Edvard F
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Church Street, Minster, Ramsgate CT12 4HF, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Ancient Christian centre where an overwhelming sense of peace and goodness pervades. The graciousness and hospitality of the Sisters is overwhelming, their loving kindness always preceding them. This is a remarkable centre, where the peace comes dropping slowly. A place to recharge and renew. In...More

3  Thank Strawbrick
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Minster Abbey. What is an old nunnery? Set on a hilltop. Some great views towards of North Downs. Has some interesting gravestones? Not a lot of shops. Not alot to do.

1  Thank Raymond S
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Minster Abbey. What is an old nunnery? Set on a hilltop. Some great views towards of North Downs. Has some interesting gravestones? Not a lot of shops. Not alot to do.

1  Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The tea rooms and gardens are run by a group called Looking Ahead who assist young adults with learning needs. The tea room offers superb homemade cakes and ploughman’s and sandwiches. Small amount of craft wear available to purchase as well as plants from the...More

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

one of the most famous attractions in the UK, everyone needs to visit this place, if it would be less people, then would like more. here you can feel the power of age-old buildings.

Thank Edvard F
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit Built in the 1600’s not an ornate church But steeped in history And a must see while in the village of Minster Fantastic to see the old headstones In the church yard

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Had no idea this existed so it was a nice surprise. Visited on a Tuesday when they had a coffee morning, it's free entry so made a donation for the coffee, friendly chap chatted to us about the place whislt we had our drinks. Well...More

Thank crushertim
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had tea / coffee and cake at the Tea Rooms first - wonderful! Massive tasty scones, massive pot of tea, lovely people. Very quaint and peaceful. Afterwards feed the ducks and enjoyed a stroll around the gardens, then on to the Tour. It was...More

1  Thank Stella H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

What a peaceful and friendly tearoom. Tucked out the way at the rear of Minster Abbey. Shabby Chic country garden with ducks wandering about. Lovely girl, Hayley serving at the counter. MASSIVE pot of good coffee and huge slab of delicious cake. Have a poke...More

1  Thank non-bias
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This attraction is full of interest for all visitors. The location is a place to relax and unwind around a lake/pond occupied with a troop of very contented ducks. The Abbey, with its museum, is a place full of information and tranquility which enables the...More

Thank ArkRoyalist
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Location open ONLY on a Saturday 11-12 for guided tours. Well worth the wait. Fascinating and informative history provided by one of the 13 nuns.

Thank HummingbirdTX
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed at the HI Express and wandered down to Minster Village on a cold Saturday morning. The Abbey sits back behind the Church of St Mary in spiritual & respectful recognition to the first place of Christianity in England, which arrived with St Augustine...More

Thank DenTreacy
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