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The abbey ruins are located down a country lane, and are free to enter and look around. The property is very well kept and there is plenty of information on the signs as you go round.
There is no ticket office or car park. That...More
This abbey does not receive much publicity and is down a rural lane.
The lane actually runs through the historic site. It is beautiful, peaceful and very well kept. Readily accessible.
We are looking to return in the summer.
A truly amazing place peaceful and pretty. It felt almost spiritual walking where the monks had lived and worked. The fact that it has not at all been commercialised is greatly to its advantage. Don't visit if you want ice cream vans and souvenir shops....More
We visited recently after being told about the ruins by a friend. It wasn't the easiest place to find and the parking is virtually non existent but the ruins were definitely worth a look. There are information boards in various places and we took some...More
This isn't remotely a 'destination' but it is worth making a detour and calling in. For us, it made an excellent meeting point. There's a defibrillator and a litter bin but no benches, no toilet and not much parking. A bit of a lottery I...More
Went to Alton towers recently and went to Croxden Abbey for an afternoon. It's a ruin of course, but worth half an hour of your time. It's set in pretty countryside in 2 fields which are lovely on a nice day.
There are information boards...More
Just down the road from where we were staying, lovely find. There are some boards around the site explaining what is what. It’s free to visit, there is a pull in right by it but can only fit 3 cars but is also free. Well...More
These tiny islands must contain more historic sites then anywhere else on Earth. Quite by accident I found Croxden Abbey, I saw it in my road atlas and being nearby I visited. It is amazing and is a credit to English Heritage for the way...More