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Monk Bretton Priory

17 Abbey Lane, Barnsley S71 5QD, England
+44 1904 601901
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Dog friendly. Gem

I loved Monk Bretton Priory. We visited on a Monday afternoon. I was very pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Little hidden gem

Went to monkbretton priory 06-07-17, on arrival i was handed a pamphlet which had a brief... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 Abbey Lane, Barnsley S71 5QD, England
+44 1904 601901
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Monk Bretton Priory. We visited on a Monday afternoon. I was very pleasantly surprised. It's free entry. Dog friendly. There is parking on site. It's a lovely ruin and very photogenic. It could be so easily overlooked as it's located in a very...More

Thank hvine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to monkbretton priory 06-07-17, on arrival i was handed a pamphlet which had a brief discription and a map of what the parts were used for, example gate house, cloisters kitchen etc also there are maps all around showing where you are, although most...More

Thank joan337
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We visited here several times a nice bit of local history.Signage explaining different parts of the ruins are good and interesting to read up about and kids do love running in and out of hiding places and climbing the walls. Unfortunately the 2 times we...More

Thank KyleKaye
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We visited on an open day, there were several volunteers dressed in period costume, all were very informative and gave us a great commentary about the Priory and it's history.

Thank Kateskii
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Only been once saw a few drug needles everywhere so I wouldn't take kids and I'd watch your step which is a sham it is nice looking

2  Thank Melissa D
Reviewed February 21, 2017

You can climb (kids) it's very good too look around and take photos this is a good place but be careful

1  Thank harveycunliffe8
Reviewed January 13, 2017

i love this place try to go often has a very odd feel to it big part of barnsley history worth a look

Thank martin sutcliffe
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The final 'attraction' to see in Barnsley. Was okay - standard priory things were there. But not really a catering for visitors. There was some signs, but struggle to spend much longer than 40 minutes there

Thank Francis R
Reviewed October 26, 2016

It is very cool to look at this place and imagine what it was , what it looked like, all the changes over the centuries. It is hard to fathom just how old some of the historical sites in England can be. If you enjoy...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed October 4, 2016

First of all, pick a fine day to visit as there are no inside spaces. On entering the site, you have to shut out from your mind the surrounding busy roads and ugly housing estates, and imagine this impressive priory as it was in the...More

1  Thank pauldavies00001
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