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The Monastery Manchester

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Awards ceremony

Beautiful building. Attended today for an awards ceremony. The place is amazing. We intend to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jJoyWhitworth
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Wedding venue

Fantastic and historical place to hold a wedding! Very grand and beautiful settings based in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ky999
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This former church and Franciscan friary has been described as architect Edward Welby Pugin's masterpiece. Derelict for many years, it was saved from ruin by the building preservation trust that still maintains and operates the site to this day...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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89 Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF, England
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+44 161 223 3211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building. Attended today for an awards ceremony. The place is amazing. We intend to visit again to enable us to see the building in more detail.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jJoyWhitworth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic and historical place to hold a wedding! Very grand and beautiful settings based in Manchester. I had my wedding there and was over the moon with the outcome of my day! Food was fantastic and the staff was very helpful. I had two fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ky999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an excellent afternoon at a Gorton Monastery to celebrate my 59.5 birthday with 25 of my friends. Food delicious and atmosphere great

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank annhgrundy
Reviewed August 14, 2019

Jake was familiar with his times past and had some excellent tales. Well with a troop, things kept going. I'd absolutely do another tour with him.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jagoda9
Reviewed August 9, 2019

The Monastery has an interesting history and was once a Friary which was falling into ruin, and renovated to an excellent standard. The new part it bright, light and airy and I have been to a conference on the top floor. The restaurant in the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rosetta C
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant night all round, great entertainment with top notch performers. Food was served in timely fashion and was of a good quality well worth recommending for business purposes.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PaulJ72
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Beautiful listed building in the Gorton area of Manchester. Open on Sundays to look around, but now used for private functions.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LDS55
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Community awards event on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The main hall was cool. There’s a huge car park and the entrance is wide and welcoming with plenty of information about the Monastery and it’s history. There was an afternoon tea which was filling and tasty....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

I visited as part of a coach tour for "Music Hall at the Monastery" a fantastic building which has so much history and has been saved from years of neglect and vandalism. The catering here for our lunch was absolutely superb a three course lunch...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 70ish
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Visited for a conference. Spectacular building with a lot of history. Catering service was fantastic.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Eric T
November 12, 2017|
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Response from bikerdave2016 | Reviewed this property |
no it is in Gorton
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