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Furness Abbey

Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
+44 1229 823420
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an interesting place

A peaceful place to wander around . As normal English Heritage charge a sensible entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D S
,
Arran
Lovely

Lovely tranquil place on the outskirts of Barrow. Lots of the architecture still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pbramham
,
Kendal, United Kingdom
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Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0PJ, England
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+44 1229 823420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A peaceful place to wander around . As normal English Heritage charge a sensible entrance fee . It's a place you could spend the whole day in good weather .

Thank D S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely tranquil place on the outskirts of Barrow. Lots of the architecture still remains. Plenty of nerby parking

Thank pbramham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the Lake District, go west to Barrow-in-Furness to walk the grounds and see the remains (walls, arches, stairs, etc.) of this abbey. Very good condition for 900 year age. Challenging to consider the engineering needed to build and expand the massive church...More

Thank Coach B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely adore the Abbey. Been many times and is always a fantastic experience. Recommend to anyone and if you're a local and you bring your council tax bill, it's free! What could be better?

Thank john_bucks481
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That was a lovely first visit to the abbey. The lady on the desk was really helpful, explaining what was where both inside with the museum displays and outside in the grounds. We bought a guide book, which was great value at £3 and had...More

Thank JM0483
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is awesome but it looks shabby council as all ways do nothing heritage when I was growing up say 30 years ago was a unique beautiful part of history now the council have done more damage than Henry vii

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Abbey ruins and a very enjoyable experience. Reasonably priced at £6 each. A guide book is a must at £3 as there is very little signage around the ruins. The site was larger than I thought it was...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How many of us have turned off the M6 at Kendal and not got much further west than Windermere or Coniston? I count myself as one of those, until today when I 'found' Furness Abbey. What a place! It's huge and has so much history,...More

Thank oakwoodblue64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We normally don't find this sort of attraction something we would look at, as these type of ruins are normally rundown, miserable and frankly not worth the money. So as we stayed in Barrow the previous night we decided to pop in and see what...More

Thank BlackpoolStevieb
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent historical look a round the old ruins but expensive entry fee for family. A good enjoyable day out

Thank bill1563
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