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Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory Burtholme, Lanercost, Brampton CA8 2HQ, England
+44 16977 3030
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Lanercost Priory Burtholme, Lanercost, Brampton CA8 2HQ, England
+44 16977 3030
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Lanercost Priory was one of our favourite stops when walking the Hadrian's Wall trail, even though it's not part of the wall. The ruins are a photographer's dream, and also tell a fascinating story of the site through the ages. Also don't miss the church...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

After a very long days walk the accommodation and fine dining we experience was amazing. The room has a wonderful comfortable king size bed with a beautiful bathroom stocked with top rate toiletries. The food and wines were first class. We arrived - sodden- but...More

Thank Belinda F
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Make no mistake, the church is beautiful, they greeted us with informative friendly open arms and allowed our dog in too! all God’s creatures etc.. then the visit to the Priory was equally enthralling, peaceful, beautifully laid out and informative, but when it came to...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location Had a wonderful time Took a picnic Please have these again such a great evening and well organised Lovely staff too

Thank Lizzietolley
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

The priory as built in the 1200's. It was abandoned in the 15th century and fell into a state of disrepair. When it was rediscovered, the roof of the Priory was gone, but the walls were still standing. Thi side has now been restored, but...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Near our great B&B at Abbey Bridge. Historical and staffed with knowlegable folks. Thanks to Liz Johnson particularly.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Why should we have to justify why we are not members of English Heritage? We paid to go in, but did not appreciate the third-degree. The priory ruins were fairly interesting (big decorated tombs in particular) but not very extensive. The undercroft was the only...More

Thank tjsussex
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely ancient priory has good history I love to have walks here and am lucky to live just up the road

Thank GillyKD
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Day off from the touring archeology group and quite honestly 'Roman'd' out!! Good place to view with lovely lady on reception.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely place. Reasonably priced, the lady who worked there was fantastic and very knowledgable. Enjoyed looking around the ruins and the operational church building. Also cafe and craft shop near.

Thank Stacey S
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Katie B
May 30, 2017|
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Response from tynerover | Reviewed this property |
The tearoom has a special area dedicated to dogs! Owners eat at tables and the dogs are supplied with water and bowls for food. I do not own a dog but it was well publicised and seemed very practical for dog owners.
July 22, 2015|
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Response from SharpeWords | Reviewed this property |
Hi, certainly the area around the shop, cafe and small museum is wheelchair accessible, The only slight difficulty is that the car park is gravel, which I know from experience can cause problems with a wheelchair, but once... More
Joan W
July 18, 2015|
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Response from Oldilocks | Reviewed this property |
Yes - both the tea room and the Priory are open on Sundays. The church is still used as the local Parish church with regular services, however visitors are made very welcome if they wish to join in with the service, but... More