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All reviews english heritage guide book well worth a visit impressive ruins red sandstone henry viii the main road on site huge site its heyday conservation work cistercian monastery tranquil place hidden gem small museum steeped in history gift shop
Walke around the ruins or just walk around the nearby countryside, you wont be disappointed. Top it all off with fantastic food and ice cream at the cafe situated in thr amphitheatre. Car park is a little small and only toilet is in the cafe.
I was very impressed with this huge ruin. I took loads of photos. We went into the Museum and gift shop, which was equally interesting. The man serving was very helpful and knowledgeable.
It’s also worth going to the museum there, because it tells you...More
Barrow is unlikely to be your first choice of destinations, but go.
Furness Abbey is a delightful, peaceful spot, with space for youngsters to safely let off steam, while you enjoy the locally roast coffee and homemade cake.
A nice stop en-route.
Wouldn't it be great if you could time travel back to see this place in all its glory. Its still impressive so what must it have been like over 1,000 years ago. Most people would have lived in very primitive houses during that age so...More
It's a nice enough Abbey but time has not been kind and the place is in need of some TLC. Very little original roofs survive and the doors are missing. The souvenir shop is good and we had a Magnum. It needs a nice Tudor...More
As my title states, this place has great history. Buried knights and monk smugglers; it is certainly worth your time to visit once. I gave this 3 stars as I think the management is poor and want improvements to be made.
After staying in a nearby hotel, we popped to the abbey to look around. The entry fee was around £7 for adults, however if you only want to view the abbey it can be seen easily by walking around the perimeter fence and then popping...More