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The handsome, largely twelfth and thirteenth century remains of this red sandstone Augustinian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew G
A quick visit

Lilleshall abbey is good if you fancy a wander round for half an hour. The ruined abbey is a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil T
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The handsome, largely twelfth and thirteenth century remains of this red sandstone Augustinian abbey, established in the 1140s, won't detain you too long. But they're worth visiting for a calming, secluded, rural setting very much in the middle of nowhere. Explore at your leisure to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lilleshall abbey is good if you fancy a wander round for half an hour. The ruined abbey is a good size and you can take some great photos here. Its very atmospheric. The abbey is free to go in. If your in the area pop...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must for any history buff. This ruin of a 12th century abbey is nestled in the village of Lilleshall in Shropshire. It’s a heritage place and so well kept.Also a nice quiet place for a picnic. Only down side is the parking may be...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed August 13, 2018

After visiting Croxden Abbey the previous week we decided to try Lilleshall. So glad we did, the ruins here are more extensive and the children loved exploring the various different parts of the Abbey. Plenty of information boards available and the photos we took came...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk around with the dogs. The baby it's self was beautiful and my husband like this sort of thing. Worth a visit.

Thank Nicola A
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Took the camera for a photography session. Very popular for families to spend time and enjoy a picnic. Not an overly large site, but interesting and provides ample photographic opportunities if you're looking for a Gothic/Steam Punk back drop. Main drawback is that there are...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We had visited Buildwas Abbey first and although impressed with the ruins, left feeling slightly disappointed. We much preferred Lilleshall. It is a much larger site, though the ruins aren't as complete as Buildwas. There is plenty to explore, with plenty space for picnics but...More

Thank Kath1722
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Interesting to walk around on a nice day. There are some information boards. One area has a spiral staircase remaining, be careful! Look at the bricks in this area and the carvings of people's names going back to the 1700's. Lovely views from the top,...More

Thank Julie-Ann B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place...and made we think about the people that used the Abbey when it was magnificent..lovely structures still intact.

Thank jakeysasha
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We walked across fields from Lilleshall footpath very overgrown at present with 2 children aged 5 and 7, they loved arriving at Lilleshall abbey enjoyed freedom to run play using their imagination, they were princesses locked up etc. Took a snack and relaxed in quiet...More

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