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Address: Beaumont Street, Hexham NE46 3NB, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 602031
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

This former medieval abbey was built late in the 7th century.

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Called in here by chance whilst waiting for the hotel to be ready. Really surprised inside. Taken underground and found it very interesting

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called in here by chance whilst waiting for the hotel to be ready. Really surprised inside. Taken underground and found it very interesting

Thank sandranorman56
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On entering the Abbey, dating back to 674AD, we received a very friendly greeting and together with a helpful guide we enjoyed drinking in the history of this extremely ancient Abbey. Don't forget to refresh your visit at the popular Cafe.

Thank Mike S
Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth visitng quite spectacular. We just wondered round taking in the building. Didn't cost but you can leave a donation.

Thank JohnT6319
Wirral, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An unusual shaped church with some interesting items of roman and early English base. church is quite small, has a café and shop. Good to look round if the weathers a bit poor!

Thank Ruth L
Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit here last week. Lunch in the cafe was troupe pâté and toast which was delicious and reasonable. The shop and exhibit was worth a look and I spent an hour in the Abbey listening to Monteverdi vespers being rehearsed for a forthcoming concert. The acoustics were outstanding.

Thank Alibali27
Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Abbey is a delight to walk around. Great displays of information, guided tours with head phones, lovely cafe, and history in abundance. Worth another trip.

Thank Darleypete
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! Thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Absolutely awesome. The Abbey is tremendous and we were stunned at the exhibition and all the information. We could picture the monks coming down the staircase from their dormitory for their nocturnal prayers. The Refectory Cafe is excellent value and the mushroom soup was truly heavenly.

Thank Margaret G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best abbeys about and with so much history. As you go around the Abbey there is information about it which we found really interesting. The stain glass windows are gorgeous. We were there for Halloween and they had an activity on for making skeletons. Well done.

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another building to marvel at and wonder, ''how did they do that'' well worth the visit. Very interesting and a not to be missed on anyones list

Thank Diane S
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Beautiful and interesting place with helpful and informative guides which is free to enter. Warm on a cold day. Donations are appreciated but there is no pressure to give. There is a café attached which serves large bowls of delicious homemade soup with bread, appreciated on a cold day.

Thank mag1

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