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Netley Abbey

Abbey Hill, Netley, England
+44 23 8083 3333
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Decided to visit as it's only 10 minutes from our home! It is one of those places that you only... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Amy D
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Oh! It's Free.

The Abbey is pretty interesting, there's probably a few people who live in Hound Parrish that... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Nigel P
Southampton, United Kingdom
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These romantic ruins dating from the 13th century have been a source of inspiration for many 18th-century writers and poets such as Horace Walpole and Thomas Gray.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Abbey Hill, Netley, England
+44 23 8083 3333
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit as it's only 10 minutes from our home! It is one of those places that you only hear about rather than know about. It's an English heritage site but it's FREE! You could spend maybe 30 minutes looking around; there's amazing architecture!...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The Abbey is pretty interesting, there's probably a few people who live in Hound Parrish that appreciate it and visit regularly, it's a bit like when I see people who live dead opposite the general hospital in Southampton, I say ..oooh! It's handy if you...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great place to wander around for an hour or so. It's free which is always a bonus however the car park is very small; enough room for about 8 cars if people park sensibly (about 5 of they don't!). Its an English Heritage property which...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We took the grand children . to show them the abbey worth a visit. Plenty of history easy to walk.around

Thank terence f
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a really lovely monument/ ruin/ abbey call it what you will. Extremely well kept, very beautiful, and can you believe it for such a large site free!!! It is vast, romantic and picturesque. Quite hard to find in that the sign, the only...More

1  Thank Enamelina
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful and easy to get to. Good for relaxing and lots to actually learn over there. Also a good spot for a wedding (if you can book the venue £££)

Thank Kpokpogri O
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Another abbey ruin to wander over, BUT, this one is FREE and really a great find. It's easy to allow your imagination to "build" the scene as it might have been with the stained glass windows and walls with sculptures and the ceiling decorated. With...More

1  Thank G James H
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

So refreshing to be able to get up close. Dog friendly and space for dogs to run. Links onto walks which we didnt take advantage of. Bit hard to find even with new sat nav. Face the water near the cricket field and go right...More

1  Thank 181Heather75
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Have visited here a few times now with my young daughter. It's a really beautiful site to just wander around. My daughter loved running around exploring and playing hide and seek. No toilets here but there are some a short walk away across the road...More

1  Thank Mannyminpin
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Never been before.so.took my 6 year old.son he had a loverly time running around.in the open.space and exploring the ruins

Thank Jenny S
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