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“A quiet reflection on Reading's History”

Reading Abbey Ruins
England
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90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A quiet reflection on Reading's History”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Still being renovated after long term mismanagement by RBC.
Now providing a little insight in to the history of what was a busy market town

Visited October 2012
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Reading, United Kingdom
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396 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Still not open?”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

I’d wandered around these several times when I used to work in Reading and they’re worth seeing but think they’re still shut for some mad health and safety reason, will visit again once they’re re-opened.

Visited November 2011
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Reading, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“would be great if you could get in”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Apparently you used to be able to walk in the ruins. It's a real shame you can't at the moment, I hope they re-open them one day.

Visited May 2012
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Berkshire, England
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181 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“You need to book a visit”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

What just looks like a few walls in a ruin takes on a whole new meaning when you visit with a knowledgeable guide. Reading Council organises these as the site is not open currentlt but well worth the effort of booking. Heritage open days are a must.

Visited September 2012
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BELFAST
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“very good”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

it was just so interesting and the guide certainly kept us entertained

Visited December 2011
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