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Address: Beauchief Ln., Sheffield S7 8BD, England
Phone Number: 44-114-221-1900
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Surrounded by ancient woodland, the remains of a monastery built around...

Surrounded by ancient woodland, the remains of a monastery built around 1180AD feature a remarkably intact main tower, quaint Chapel and an interesting graveyard.

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Amazing history on the doorstep

Visited the Abbey on a Heritage Open Day guided tour. The history of this place is fascinating and to think the Abbey owned such vast tracts of land and was the hub of a hive of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Visited the Abbey on a Heritage Open Day guided tour. The history of this place is fascinating and to think the Abbey owned such vast tracts of land and was the hub of a hive of industry in its day is mind boggling. The setting today is beautiful and it's just incredible that such a gem is just up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Just 100m from a busy suburban route, Beauchief Abbey lies in tranquil, leafy surroundings and carries an interesting history. The original building followed a 12th century gift of land that may have been motivated by guilt over the murder of Thomas a Becket - hence the dedication to St Thomas the Martyr. The current church was added to the original... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Unusual and unexpected when you go inside! A peaceful and tranquil haven set in beautiful countryside. Check it is open first though, we were lucky to find such knowledgable and helpful people present.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Despite having lived in Sheffield for many years, I had never seen Beauchief Abbey until last weekend. It is now in the middle of a golf course, but well worth a look, although there isn't really that much to see. The Abbey tower itself wasn't open when I went but there was a peaceful atmosphere and the green open space... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Lovely gardens - friendly staff - comfortable rooms. The only thing that disturbed a perfect night was the fire-alarm going off and my companion was reluctant to leave the delicous nibbles they were enjoying at the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2002

abbey still in regular service and is well preserved. Makes an ideal subject for artists.

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