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Greyfriars

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quite interesting

wont take long to tour this old residence. we paid to get in via a lapping event which was very... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
bobkat666
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Colchester, United Kingdom
A few walls standing

The ruins of this Friary are completely surrounded by ugly modern building, rather a shame. You... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
JonathanSuch2013
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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  • Average37%
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30 May 2018
“quite interesting”
19 Aug 2018
“Disappointing”
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Greyfriars Street, Gloucester GL1 2EZ, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

While in Gloucester we visited this, Blackfriars & St Oswald's Priory, this was by far the worst of the three. There was a lot of broken glass around on the floor, which isn't ideal with the kids. The most interesting thing were the two shields...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 30 May 2018

wont take long to tour this old residence. we paid to get in via a lapping event which was very expensive.

Thank bobkat666
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Before arriving in Gloucester, this was on our list of places to visit. However it was most disappointing, yes there was a ruined abbey but it was surrounded by incongruent new buildings. We were fortunate to visit it accompanied by a local guide whose descriptions...More

Thank Sanda-Be
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The ruins of this Friary are completely surrounded by ugly modern building, rather a shame. You still get a sense of history from the ruins but its no Tintern Abbey.

Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reviewed 30 May 2017

lovely to walk around here and see the history and a few photo opportunities too worth a visit. Good eating places and cafes near by and the town is good to walk around as well.

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A few walls survive because they were incorporated into a later building (now council offices) Some interesting stonework survives. Look in if you are passing....

1  Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed 27 February 2017

These ruins are quite difficult to find, and when we did find them we were somewhat disappointed. There are some ruined walls and very little else. We couldn't even find any information panels about the building.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We searched for this for a long time, but was not really worth it as it was ruins and was a bit disappointed.

Thank Mandy V
Reviewed 26 March 2016

love coming here to this lovely medieval building. don't come often depends if it is open or if there is an event here. Just enjoy the surroundings and imaginings of days gone by.

Thank vanessashihtzu
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Kept the kids entertained. That is all I need in a day out. Spent the whole day there and enjoyed every second.

Thank Curtis M
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