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Address: Abbey Road, Washford TA23 0PS, England
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Very interesting place

It was a glorious day for us and we got to walk around the whole venue in the sun. Great views from most of the windows something I had never seen as we have always been here in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Ufford, United Kingdom
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Ufford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It was a glorious day for us and we got to walk around the whole venue in the sun. Great views from most of the windows something I had never seen as we have always been here in winter when it is quite bleak.

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Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This very well preserved abbey in a quiet part of Somerset is well worth seeking out. The atmosphere is peaceful and the whole site is presented in an appropriate, understated way (i.e. not awash with coffee shops and gift shops). There is much here of historical interest including some rare survivors of medieval tiles and wall paintings, together with some... More 

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Salisbury UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This well preserved monastery is a hidden gem. The presentation of the site is both interesting and evokes a contemplative life-style of those that previously lived within the walled precincts. A wonderful visit for families and couples.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very serene, in the countryside this abbey has much to offer. Medieval tiles of Richard Lion Heart and Saladin, the well preserved dormitory, the refectory with it's wooden ceiling and carved angels and the gatehouse in good shape. Note: The painted room is closed for renovation :(. A delightful way to spend a couple of hours.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Travelled by West Somerset Railway to Washford Station. From there it was a 10 to 15 minute walk. DO FOLLOW THE NT SIGNS ALTHOUGH THEY TAKE YOU THROUG A HOUSING ESTATE. THE MAIN ROAD IS NARROW AND DANGEROUS PARTICULARLY WHEN TWO LARGE LORRIES TRY TO PASS. The Abbey is educational as well as being well preserved. The display boards are... More 

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Williton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

one of the oldest in the UK, it is quite beautiful and it is in a amazing area with a nearby river. nice place to have a short weekend

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Napton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely little Ruins. Takes about an hour to visit. Some good information on offer and nice to see where the monks would have lived.

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ebbw vale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

went here while on holiday minehead with teenage daughter spent about hour looking round was ok but not that much see not worth second visit

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Nr. Winkleigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I felt especially privileged to be the only visitor at Cleeve Abbey at the end of a hot summer's day. The grounds which surround the abbey are glorious and will especially appeal to photographers or artists. The interior of the former Cistercian abbey is well marked and information boards abound. A shop provides more books and pamphlets for those with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An interesting and beautiful place with plenty to see. Your path around the abbey is well thought out with information boards that don't overload you with information. There are little bullet point factoids for the kids too (which I also enjoyed!) The staff are very friendly and keen for you to see everything before you leave. The painted chamber I... More 

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