Medieval monastic communities probably did not have much free time to enjoy picnics but the legacy they left behind in terms of beautiful abbeys and churches beckon the modern visitor. In the 13th century the Premonstratensian Canons, or “white Canons”, gave Teesdale one of its enduring images when they built their precious Eggleston Abbey. Today’s peaceful ruins provide the perfect backdrop for a bring-your-own tasty picnic of local produce.
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- Very Good119
- gillzagrebKinlochewe, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesNice site. Well worth a visit.Thursday, 13th October 2022Good visit. Nice site with lovely views. Carpark charge for non EH members but nice that it was free for members. Read full review
- Hilary BChesterfield, United KingdomTrip Type:Family🕍🕍 Really interesting place 🕍🕍Tuesday, 25th October 2022Really interesting place to visit and enjoy. Lots of amazing history to look at and explore that you can't believe is so old!! Well worth a look and amazing views. Read full review
- Stephen OHullTrip Type:Friends getawayA good destinationSunday, 30th October 2022This is an easy walk away from Bernard Castle alongside the river and On a good day this is probably the best way to enjoy it. There is a reasonable amount of the structure still remaining but 30... Read full review
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- On site parking
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads
|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
|2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
* Closed 24-26 Dec, 1 Jan.