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Address: Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6NB, England
Phone Number: 01702 434449
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A Great Historical place to visit..and its Free.

Last minute decision to visit the park and Priory, free parking, and free entry (although donations are optional), stunning walled gardens and water gardens, truly stunning and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Essex, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Last minute decision to visit the park and Priory, free parking, and free entry (although donations are optional), stunning walled gardens and water gardens, truly stunning and well kept, signs for NO dogs but theres always one that ignores it, Inside The Priory is most interesting, lots of easy to follow info and exhibits steeped in history, you can even... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Take a trip back in time walking round the old priory which contains much nteresting history. It's free and in a lovely park with cafe, tennis courts, fishing lake, children's play area, bowling green picnic areas, walled garden, lots of open spaces to play or shadey areas to chill out. There is even live music on Sunday afternoons at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visted priory on several accassions and it is kept lovely and clean with music playing in the bandstand on weekends. They have a lovely small museum which has been renovated so worth a look and they also have a nice cafe with a wide choice of snacks at cheap prices. Overall a lovely couple of hours out.

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Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A slice of history set in a very pleasant park in Southend on Sea. A small but very interesting museum set in the remains of a priory which later became a family home. Rooms set with period furniture to give an idea of how the family lived.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This old building was refurbished in 2011 and they have done a great job. Really interesting with some lovely interactive displays. Disabled friendly and very welcoming with a guide who explains a brief history of the manor/monastery as you enter. Go in the summer weekends at 3pm ish and you can also see free entertainment at the bandstand in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is what Southend was named after,the South End of Prittlewell.Used to a monastry now a minor musuem with a nice walled garden and a large park.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I got married in the priory and have returned on a school trip and with my own children. Lovely place, would recommend a visit if you're in the park.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Priory park is a great place for all of the family, it has a well equipped play area for the younger ones, and it is fully fenced for there security, there is lots of room to play in open grassed areas, where you can fly your kite, have a picnic or just lounge about. There is also a well stocked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We married there last year and it was lovely. The place itself is good for a visit as there is historical info and it's good to look around. The cafe in the park is also great for food. The park is lovely to walk around afterwards too. The priory is well worth a visit.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The priory itself is only one of the reasons to visit Priory Park and is a must for history buffs and photographers. Entrance to the Priory is free and during the summer months there are various activities laid on inside the building, crafts, etc to keep the children amused whatever the weather. There is also an interesting, museum in the... More 

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