AboutThe charming ruins of a small monastery of Premonstratensian 'white canons', picturesquely set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle. Remains include much of the 13thC church and a range of living quarters, with traces of their ingenious toilet drainage system.
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- Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
- Certificate of Excellence 2017
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good65
- Wayne TGravesend, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesAtmospheric and worth the extra few milesThursday, 20th July 2017Ruins but wonderful ruins. Another chapter of history to soak up. No facilities, unmanned. Car park for maybe 20 cars. Allow 1 hour. Great place for a picnic and stroll before or after. Read full review
- olibotDurham, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesEnigmaticMonday, 17th July 2017We called in here as a walking destination for a picnic. The ruins are thought provoking in as far as one can sit there, exposed to the elements, enjoying a picnic and wondering what else has gone on... Read full review
- David RGlasgow, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyRuined but still scenicThursday, 13th July 2017We visited Barnard Castle and decided to drive the few minutes to this ruined abbey for a picnic. Bits of it are cleared to the foundations, with other areas still, partially, standing. Interesting... Read full review
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Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads
|2017 (2 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 18:00|
|Bank Holiday||10:00||- 18:00|
* Closed 24-26 Dec, 1 Jan.