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Lanercost Priory Burtholme, Lanercost, Brampton CA8 2HQ, England
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All reviewswell worth a visitgift shopparish churchenglish heritagehadrian's walltea roomnext doorinteresting historysconesinteresting placeticket officeplenty of parkinglovely placewalk aroundguide bookworth a stopwarm welcome
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lanercost Priory is in Cumbria. The priory was built in 1169 but the church part of the priory is now a ruin. Other parts of the priory have been converted to a cafe and a B and B. The church is currently being restored...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place for a visit. We got in free as we are members of English Heritage. It`s one of the most remarkable places we have visited. Well worth visit if your in the area.

Thank Alphonse2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a calming, peaceful place, immediately felt when you we went through the entrance door. A good few things to see but for us not enough information. I would have like to know who were incarcerated in the tombs in the actual ruins themselves. We...More

Thank SHEEPY2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While concentrating on Hadrian's Wall, don't overlook other historic sites from other times,, such as Lanercost Priory. Lanercost has an interesting history, simply presented and the ruins themselves are beautiful - enormous with lots of interesting details, such as s carvings. While you are there...More

Thank colliefleur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a chilly, windy August day but enjoyed wandering around the ruins and taking some decent photographs. The priory church was lovely and the attendant friendly and knowledgeable. We didn't visit any of the other parts that required payment of an admission fee, however...More

Thank JLu1611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lanercost Priory was built of robbed out Roman stone in 1165. Embroiled in border skirmishes, Robert the Bruce has walked in it's cloistered quiet and Edward 1st rested here for five months before his death. There are architecture jewels including the 13th century triple tier...More

Thank TheHistorian42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ourselves and our dogs were warmly welcomed by a retired vicar and his wife who spent a lot of time explaining the history of the priory and the church and its many historical and artistic contents. The midday short reading and prayer was an unexpected...More

Thank phowe57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our second visit to Lanercost.... a quiet,charming religious retreat of yesteryear and today.Lovely atmosphere in the church. Excellent tearoom/visitor centre.

Thank unclepaull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little spot blew my mind ... first off, my head was ripped around during a drive-by because of the stunning architecture. Upon closer investigation, the church (currently under reconstruction) is dedicated to St. Mary Magdelene, which inevitably means some incredible art. Sure enough, William...More

Thank Nunya-from-NS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, We stoped for lunch here also, I have to say the food itself was ok, but the size and presentation did not match the price, very exspensive for what you got. The priory was quaint, the staff in the priory were extremely helpful...More

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Kholoud-A89
7 May 2018|
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Response from ste141 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't advise to use a taxi, as you could pay up to double their price. They could charge you to pay for their petrol to take you there and back. If you wanted the person to wait for you, they could charge you for that... More
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Katie B
31 May 2017|
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Response from tynerover | Reviewed this property |
The tearoom has a special area dedicated to dogs! Owners eat at tables and the dogs are supplied with water and bowls for food. I do not own a dog but it was well publicised and seemed very practical for dog owners.
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kazzalynn
22 July 2015|
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Response from SharpeWords | Reviewed this property |
Hi, certainly the area around the shop, cafe and small museum is wheelchair accessible, The only slight difficulty is that the car park is gravel, which I know from experience can cause problems with a wheelchair, but once... More
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