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Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A simply indescribable peaceful place

You have to visit this place. It is such impressive nature with unique tree and plant world, for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Preston, United Kingdom
Love the calm of this place

Visited here on Monday at the start of our week in the Lakes and going back tomorrow on our way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre is an internationally renowned centre for meditation, where everyone is welcome to enjoy a peaceful environment or join in the many programmes offered throughout the year. Whether you are looking for a day visit...more
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Conishead Priory Priory Road, Ulverston LA12 9QQ, England
+44 1229 584029
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to visit this place. It is such impressive nature with unique tree and plant world, for hiking, to switch off from all the stress and of course must see the temple! He just shows us another world and you wish peace!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on Monday at the start of our week in the Lakes and going back tomorrow on our way home! I have 4 young children 8, 6, 4 and 1 who have loved it here each time we've been since discovering it 2 years...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over an hours drive was hoping it was worth it... absolutely it was, made even better the sun was shining. The overwhelming feel of calming as soon as you arrive is unbelievable. The temple is stunning as are the walks.. cafe nice, little gift shop.I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I aren't particularly religious, but we don't begrudge other people theirs. We came here to see the lovely building and the lovely area. We weren't let down. Sensing our curiosity some of the monks and nuns let us into certain buildings to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I have lived in the area for some time and just found time to visit and have been back twice already. It has so much to offer, not only time to reflect and relax but also beautiful walks through the woods and down to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Used to live on this estate at Great Head House for 18months or so. A beautiful and tranquil setting. Immaculate gardens and beautifully landscaped areas all around. There's days you can go into the temple and have free meditation classes. There's retreats a couple of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

This building is very interesting,once belonged to the Durham miners,and was used as a convalescent home ,sadly it fell in to a bad state,fantastic architecture,been some renovations done by the Buddhists,needs a lot Koreas a very strange someplace not so good ,dirty sticky table tops,and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Have visited on a number of occasions, just got a walk around the grounds for a bit of peace and quiet. Lovely place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Lovely scenery, close to beach through woodland. Temple is so peaceful and people really friendly. Small cafe and shop in vain building.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Spook001
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Lovely walks through gardens to beach. Call in shop on way back !it's if unusual gifts. Coffee and cake, light lunches available.

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 2, 2019|
Response from Gwendolina10 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what a "career" in meditation entails, but this is certainly a place you would find peace and people willing to guide you in a short meditation. Yes some people have come to live and work here after finding... More
paul r
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Newkadampa | Property representative |
Hi Paul, unfortunately due to preparations for our International Spring Festival we are closed to day visitors from Mon 14 May until we reopen on Mon 4 June 2018. Everyone is welcome to attend the Spring Festival. Find more... More
January 20, 2017|
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Response from Newkadampa | Property representative |
Yes dogs are very welcome on the grounds and in the café lounge. However they are not allowed inside the temple or main café.