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Lanercost Priory Burtholme, Lanercost, Brampton CA8 2HQ, England
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All reviews well worth a visit parish church english heritage gift shop hadrian's wall tea room next door interesting history scones member of staff ticket office interesting place plenty of parking guide book historic building lovely place walk around
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found this place from a leaflet at Birdoswald Roman Fort. It was well worth finding. The lady at the reception was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. You could really get a good feeling from the evocative structures which was particularly interesting with a clearly very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wendover6688
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Also visited the church which is next door to the English Heritage site and this was as interesting as the priory. Priory ruins are quite small but still worth the visit if in the area. Staff are very helpful. Lovely peaceful place, interesting history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed 3 November 2018

There is something about this place that you want to bottle up and take home. It is ran by the English Heritage and for a small price can go into the ruins. The parish church is free and well worth a visit too but to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emmadF4345HL
Reviewed 2 November 2018

There's something about this place that (for me at least) has a warm feeling about it. It's not the biggest or best preserved priory you'll ever see but at the same time there's enough around you for you to get a feel for life at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy H
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were lucky that it was a beautiful sunny day, but we felt that it would be a lovely peaceful spot at any time. The ruins are interesting especially the tombs in the ruined chancel. We were not daring enough to go into the lower...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Worth a quick stop for the interested, but there wasn't that much to see for the average Joe. Would have liked more info/more of an experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank salarsson
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you are in the area looking at Hadrian's wall then it is well worth going to visit this historic building which is very well preserved. Also quite interesting wandering around the adjacent grave yard - a lot of history! The priory is very atmospheric...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jaggythistle2015
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Nice old building not very far from the Hadrian wall. Very large old grave yard which as we could figure out went back at least to 1625.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ed M
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and atmospheric place. Worth detouring off the Hadrian's Wall walk - the attached tea shop was also a welcome place to stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 780emman
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Lanercost Priory is in Cumbria. The priory was built in 1169 but the church part of the priory is now a ruin. Other parts of the priory have been converted to a cafe and a B and B. The church is currently being restored...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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8 November 2018|
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Hello. Guided tours arent available due to it only being manned by 1 member of staff but they are very knowledgeable and are keen to answer questions.
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Response from ste141 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't advise to use a taxi, as you could pay up to double their price. They could charge you to pay for their petrol to take you there and back. If you wanted the person to wait for you, they could charge you for that... More
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