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 2018
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good81
- LynetteP41Shropshire,UKTrip Type:FamilyBeautiful mellowed stone ruinsFriday, 6th July 2018In a lovely setting by the river Tees which you can hear below, this is an atmospheric ruined abbey. Lots to explore. Easy to find your way around. Free parking. Read full review
- Lucky13sTamworth, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayLovely ruin in a delightful locationTuesday, 3rd July 2018Visited last week in the heat. This must have been magnificent in its time and you still have a sense of what it must have been like. This site is free and unmanned. There are no facilities except a... Read full review
- Rachel BAdelaide, AustraliaTrip Type:Friends getawayHas so much more potentialMonday, 18th June 2018There are no facilities at this location so it's really just the ruins to look at and it doesn't take long. Due to there being no attendants on site there was quite a bit of rubbish and the smell of... Read full review
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Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads
|Season (1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 18:00|
|Bank Holiday||10:00||- 18:00|
* Closed 24-26 Dec, 1 Jan.