This is the worth a stop to explore the the priory, the surrounding area and a nice little snack cafe.
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Like tranquil English countryside? Like medieval architecture? Like exploring an old ruin, having tea/coffee and then exploring a nice gift shop? Then visit Lanercost Priory. It's a very nice spot, and nearby are various spots to explore Hadrian's Wall.
i adore this place one of my favorites love looking and this kind of history place give a chill down my spine and take me back in to it time . a must visit . has a cafe ther and gift shops . and field...More
While travelling the U.K, In a camper van with friends on a super tight budget, we stopped by Lanercost Priory. Unfortunately for us we arrived too late to go inside, but we were still able to see the outer portion and graveyard. Eerie and beautiful...More
Visited Lanercost Priory as part of a group tour. Interesting to learn the Priory and Church were built from stones from Hadrian's wall. Nice to walk around and get a sense of the history of the site.
I used to live near here and know Lanercost quite well. It's good to see the church so obviously cherished and everywhere maintained in good condition. The tearooms are new since my time and we enjoyed and excellent light lunch. Well worth a visit for...More
It is well worth your time to visit this impressive site, about 1/2 mile off the Hadrian's Wall path. There is a gift shop and a cafe with a good assortment of choices. These do not charge admission. The priory grounds themselves, though, do cost...More
This is a pleasant enough place but not that different from many others around the country. If you like this sort of place you already know what you are getting - and likewise if you don't! It is run by English Heritage and cost £11.40...More
We had a lovely visit to this historic Priory and its grounds all of which is dog friendly and easily accessible. It was especially nice for me, as a dog, to be welcomed and able to visit all parts of the site with my owners....More
Our decision to visit Lanercost Priory was very much on the spur of the moment & I am glad we did. As there is not just the ruins of the old Monastery to explore, but the 13th Century church is still in use today. I...More