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Furness Abbey

Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
+44 1229 823420
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Well maintained ruins

Excellent history of the site given on arrival and the ruins were great. Lots of photo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Huge Historic hedifice

Visiting monks domiciles has become a habit, especially since I joined the English Heritage. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Edwardo C
Berkeley, Ca
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Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
+44 1229 823420
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent history of the site given on arrival and the ruins were great. Lots of photo opportunities and interesting parts to walk around. The architecture is stunning and well worth a look.

Thank nmaidwell123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting monks domiciles has become a habit, especially since I joined the English Heritage. This place has started to collapse, more than it would through natural decay, due partly I think, to allowing a railway whistle past it through a tunnel to take it even...More

Thank Edwardo C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Used to live near the Abbey. It's hauntingly beautiful. The Amphitheatre was a great place to go sledging when there had been a good snow fall, shame the pub closed.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Abbey last March and certainly enjoyed ourselves. The history of the Abbey and surrounding areas is interesting and the site staff are quite happy to spend time recounting it. It was quite a rainy period when we visited and, as the area...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting, a great old ruin! I especially enjoyed the museum bit inside which has interesting details from the abbey. Beware of the bees though in the part of the Abbey with the roof intact!

Thank CherryAnne21
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely if you love history and looking at abbeys perfect i dont mind seeing this kind of thing in all weathers . just stunning

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can pay to enter the grounds and walk around or just view from the outside. Amazing to think it was built about 900 years ago. Well worth a visit.

Thank Michael2810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area don't miss Furness Abbey. Very interesting and peaceful location. Take an umbrella because there are not many places to shelter, but on a sunny warm day it is beautiful.

Thank irene c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A window into the rich collection Cistercian Monasteries that we are fortunate to have in England. We visited in late September on a lovely sunny afternoon which made the gorgeous local red sandstone look even more stunning. English Heritage do a great job of maintaining...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stroll through the ruins. What amazed me was the color of the materials they used to construct the Abbey. So used to the Southern Abbeys, so this lent a new look. I enjoyed reading the history and architecture and...More

Thank Perry H
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