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I visited with friends after some research proved that family stories were true. My grandfather was... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
janelR8069ZX
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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beautiful spot.

a genuinely peaceful and tranquil place, great to potter around and unearth a spot of local... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Hisknibs
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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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Beauchief Ln., Sheffield S7 8BD, England
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I visited with friends after some research proved that family stories were true. My grandfather was born on Beauchief Abbey Farm and my great grandfather was buried in the graveyard having farmed there for years. I lived for many years within walking distance but had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank janelR8069ZX
Reviewed May 7, 2018

a genuinely peaceful and tranquil place, great to potter around and unearth a spot of local history. or just soak up the beautiful surrounding. we're of there today for a picnic.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We found Beauchief Abbey after setting out on a walk to discover some less well known (to us) parts of Sheffield. We received a very warm welcome from friendly and knowledgeable members of the congregation who are rightly proud of the building and its history;...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited Beauchief Abbey and we had the opportunity to have our afternoon tea inside the abbey! It was awesome! Totally recommended, lots of thanks to the locals a brilliant lady and the gentleman that guided us!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Victoria V
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This building is a very old church and has tradition. Now, this building no longer allows us to go into, so in front of this church, pamphlets that introduce it are put. Around this Abbey, there are many graves . Sometimes parties are held in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Umi Y
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful church in a gorgeous area of Sheffield. With views over the Peak District and a historic grave yard. There is an information board outside the church informing you of its history. I love walking around this area. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We went to visit as part of the Hertitage weekend and what a little gem. The volunteers were very welcoming and very friendly and answered all of our questions. We were offered tea and cakes and even the dog was allowed to go in. Lots...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank loopy_smith
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Went for a visit as part of Heritage weekend. Fascinating place, very helpful volunteers. Good information. Nice peaceful spot for what was once a large abbey

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed May 20, 2016

As part of an ongoing project to explore the old churches and historic buildings in and around South Yorkshire, using only public transport, I took advantage of a sunny weekday afternoon to visit Beauchief Abbey. The 97 bus that I caught from High Street in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ScottEngering
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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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