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Prinknash Abbey

Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX, England
+44 1452 812455
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Lovely Visit

We drove right up to the Abbey, saw a monk walking through the fields. Went into the chapel then... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
happylady02
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winchester
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I took my group to this place last year for a look round. When we arrived the restaurant had not... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
wevvap
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Prinknash Abbey is a monastic community of men, who live in the spirit of the Rule of Saint Benedict, in the heart of the Cotswolds.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“small chapel” (4 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
“car park” (8 reviews)
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Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX, England
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+44 1452 812455
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

We drove right up to the Abbey, saw a monk walking through the fields. Went into the chapel then went down to the shop/tea rooms

Thank happylady02
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I took my group to this place last year for a look round. When we arrived the restaurant had not received our booking, so I expected them to turn us away. But no, they offfered to set up a side room for all 35 of...More

Thank wevvap
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great day spent with the family ! Recommend for all ages looking for a nice day out spent with the family

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A most delightful cream tea, choice of scones, cream butter and jam. The scones were served warm. Nice size pot of tea and no problem topping it up. Order and served to your table. Choice of seating arrangements traditional or cosy chairs with low tables....More

1  Thank floridaorange
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Next to the main carpark is the café and gift shop and just a few minutes walk down the hill is the Monastery gardens and access to the Bird and Deer wildlife park. However, the actual Abbey is an additional two minutes drive further up...More

1  Thank filthurlow
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The previous reviewer has summed it up well. You can only visit the chapel but that does give an insight into monastic life with the seats for the laity separate from the main part of the chapel. The walls have a 12 stations of the...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Don't be fooled, you cannot visit the Abbey any more. You can look into the chapel for a quiet few minutes, or join the monks for one of their services, but that's it. Gone is the abbey and the pottery! - Maybe I am showing...More

1  Thank michael o
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This Building has so much History not just as an ancient Monastrey going back hundreds of years but a link in the English Civil war, find the carving of a Cavilier head on the window stone mullion and the secret priest hole a jem of...More

Thank robin h
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We visited on a dull February day. The cafe was warm and had a variety of hot snacks and cakes. The shop had some wonderful cards and souvenirs. We visited the walled garden which is being renovated. It'll be glorious in Spring. It's quite small...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lovely scenery on the downhill approach to the car park. Plenty of parking in wide marked spaces. The tea room is very nice and roomy and serves a nice selection of light lunches, sandwiches and cakes and good tea and coffees. We had bacon baps...More

1  Thank charles005
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