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Address: Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
Phone Number: +44 1892 890381
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Interesting ghostly visit

The second time we have visited, a peaceful and interesting experience. The photos are more interesting one looks as if there is a ghostly figures in the background. See... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 24, 2016
Betty B
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Tunbridge Wells
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Tunbridge Wells
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The second time we have visited, a peaceful and interesting experience. The photos are more interesting one looks as if there is a ghostly figures in the background. See attached. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Betty B
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

visited this place first thing just as it was opening.. the very best time.. other people spoil the atmosphere of the place.. well worth visit if you still have the power of imagination and are able to elevate your eyes from your stupid iphone or whatever

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Guelph, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A very pleasant and peaceful old ruined abbey. A rather nice spot for a picnic. English Heritage employee was friendly and there is a small gift shop.

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Thank Eirewolf
Hampshire
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99 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Although we had to wait about 20 minutes for the English Heritage person to appear to let us in, we enjoyed our visit to this peaceful, quiet abbey, which is mostly a ruin. It is worth seeking out if you are touring this part of Kent. We visited during the week and there was no one else there - which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Went to the abbey lovely scenery very peaceful fantastic location staff were very polite professional and lots of knowledge spoke with manager meredith and she went wentvthe extra mile would highly recommend the abbey

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Preston, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Mainly extensive Abbey ruins and expensive if you are not a member of english heritage. Great to take the kids for a picnic

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Have been intending to visit for ages and glad I finally made it. Beautiful sunny day so perfect for a picnic in the grounds. Blackberries from the bush also highly recommended! Such an interesting ruin and the guide book map added to identification of the layout - although it is a bit wordy!

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Thank caroleb47
Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The Abbey Ruins are in a large, grassy area which has a few benches scattered around on which to relax. The ruins are well explained in a simple guide leaflet (extra cost) and the various areas of the Abbey are well labelled. Drinks and snacks available in the shop - manned by one of the most knowledgeable and helpful people... More 

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West Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

What a beautiful ruin in a tranquil location! My husband and I visited here one Sunday afternoon for a picnic. It's easy to find as there's a nice brown sign pointing the way off the B2169. It's only £5.40 per adult to get in (with Gift Aid) and you can spend as long as you like there. There are toilets... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

So we went here and paid the entrance fee and were most disappointed. Don't get me wrong the abbey is awesome but the entrance fee was definitely a little steep for what it was. It's a very small ruin and there's nothing else there.

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