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Prinknash Abbey

Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX, England
+44 1452 812066
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Beautiful, restful chapel

The murals inside are reminiscent of Jean Cocteau's work in London's Notre Dame. A small, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly N
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
A very moving experience- beautiful

We visited the old original abbey. This lays right at the end of the long lane, way past the gift... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Janice C
,
Forest Row, United Kingdom
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Prinknash Abbey is a monastic community of men, who live in the spirit of the Rule of Saint Benedict, in the heart of the Cotswolds.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“small chapel” (4 reviews)
“bird park” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX, England
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+44 1452 812066
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"lovely walk"
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"peaceful place"
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"winter wonderland"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The murals inside are reminiscent of Jean Cocteau's work in London's Notre Dame. A small, but restful place. The scent of incense added to the spiritual appeal.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited the old original abbey. This lays right at the end of the long lane, way past the gift shop and the more modern building that is no longer used by the monks. The original abbey is so spiritual and moving, set high in...More

Thank Janice C
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We visited on a cold and grey winter's day so not the best time to view the place, It did seem to make the grey building very austere and uninviting. The setting is stunning and well worth walking up the driveway from the car park...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Great walk from the main car park up,to the Monastry and. Havel, unfortunately not able to go into the monetary as it is a working place. The chapel however is open to the public and well,worth the walk.

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Went here whilst we were in the area and although you cannot go round the rounds we went into the chapel, very beautiful and unusual stations of the cross painted on the walls. Very peaceful place. Had coffee break, good tasty refreshments in the abbey...More

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

This is ancannual pre Christmas event held at the Prinknash Abbey Bird and Deer Park. Held for children, there are coloured lights all overvthe park which incorporates all the park dirds and animals in their normal settings. We went at dusk to get the benefit...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I often have lunch here, usually the soup which is very good. In general the food is of a very high standard. The seating is comfortable and not too crowded. The staff are very friendly.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

I recently moved to a tiny village outside Cheltenham and Prinknash has become a favourite place for my family to meet and walk, the surrounding countryside is stunning, you can take advantage of the view via a short walk up to the Abbey and back....More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The abbey itself is situated well away from the initial car park and cafe/shop, but if you aren't up to the walk (10 - 15mins each way, steep in places) there is a further small car park adjacent to the gardens. These, and the abbey...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

I am a regular to Prinknash Cafe, and I have visited once the Bird Park Coffee Shop to, both very relaxed environment, excellent food and drinks, perfect staff service, a wonderful place to relax and chat with friends, or even on your own. I return...More

1  Thank natalie50white21
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Response from floridaorange | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in answering but I have just found your query. I have a walking disability and am able to walk around the garden, however it is not flat, its slopes in places and a wheel chair would take some pushing back up... More
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