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Beautiful

The Abby is beautiful, the grounds are lovely as is the walk up to the top of the man made... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tina J
Immerse yourself in tranquility

I live pretty near this sanctuary of peace. It is situated in the more rugged Leicestershire... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antonia F
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed in the Monastery guest house where the hospitality and welcome was very warm and genuine. The monastery has several services daily which can be attended and are spiritually nourishing. The monastic shop is lovely and surprisingly well stocked with gifts, books, cards etc... There...More

6  Thank helouise W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When we arrived there was a service already started and the singing was awe inspiring we sat mesmerised, then we walked up the mount and it's worth finding the surprises in the grottos, very worth a visit

1  Thank Diane H
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All reviews sense of peace tranquil place small shop on site excellent selection light a candle gift shop working monastery monks singing local honey open to the public sunny day car park national forest walk around pottery calvary contemplation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Abby is beautiful, the grounds are lovely as is the walk up to the top of the man made mount. Lovely shop to buy souvenirs or religious books.

Thank Tina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live pretty near this sanctuary of peace. It is situated in the more rugged Leicestershire landscape close to the former mining town of Coalville. The Abbey Church is cathedral-like, simple, but majestic at the same time. Remember it is a house of prayer and...More

1  Thank Antonia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place to go and unwind a walk up calvary is peaceful and tranquil. They have a lovely little shop that sells honey, trinkets and there own beer.

1  Thank mcnetty
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Such a great place to go if you want to admire the scenery and have time to be with your own thoughts, let’s you think and reflect whilst being surrounded by absolute beauty! The shop is great place to with lovely staff. There’s also a...More

1  Thank nicolaawilsoon
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to look around, can listen in to services, walk in the gardens and browse around the shop-which has lots of catholic paraphernalia. Cafe only just down the road!

1  Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Mount St Bernard Abbey is a hidden gem just outside off Coalville Lovely quiet Abbey and it's well worth exploring the grounds and adjacent woods

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Knew about this place but hadn’t visited till today. A very peaceful and quiet place to explore. My son knew about the Tynt Meadow English Trappist Ale which is made there. He bought some in the shop which was run by Brother Martin. He informed...More

1  Thank N5889UGcarolinec
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This place is beautiful. I often visit to walk my dogs around the land, it’s peaceful and tranquil, the views are fantastic. It is one of my favourite places on earth and somewhere I can enjoy my time with my dogs. They have a small...More

1  Thank Tara W
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Over the top of beautiful Charnwood Forest, to Mount St Bernard’s Abbey. This is a landscape where rocky outcrops are scattered between rolling farmland and green copses stitched with footpaths. It is excellent walking country, for people and animals, singly or in groups. Parking at...More

4  Thank GeorginaS152
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

There is something very welcoming and endearing yet peaceful about the Abbey. The Abbey structure is breathtaking and inside is beautiful. Pop in the gift shop and it’s full of hidden gems. Well worth a visit.

3  Thank Lisa P
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23 March 2018|
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Response from Willywills63 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about Sunday's but in the week they have s service before confession. It starts about 2 and you. An go in at any point but they ask for silence in the abbey. Do go - it is lovely. If you are physically able... More
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Sue B
9 January 2018|
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Response from 01Dancer | Reviewed this property |
The Gift Shop is open: Monday – Saturday, also Bank Holidays (except Christmas Day) 10am – 4.30pm (closed 12.10pm – 12.30pm and 2.10pm – 2.30pm for Office prayers).
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