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A pit stop visit

This is a national trust site, but don't come just to visit Priory, this should be part of your... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
simon s

This place is not actually in the National Trust Printed Directory for 2017, but is on their... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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30 Aug 2018
“A pit stop visit”
3 Oct 2017
North Street, Stoke sub Hamdon TA14 6QP, England
+44 1935 823289
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is a national trust site, but don't come just to visit Priory, this should be part of your visit to Montacute (2 minute drive). The site is wonderful to see and there are some interesting boards giving you the history of the Priory. Its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank simon s
Reviewed October 3, 2017

This place is not actually in the National Trust Printed Directory for 2017, but is on their website, so we paid a visit whilst in the immediate area. The nearest parking is in the village. There are double yellow lines outside the Priory itself, so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JeffreyF_11
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Very disappointing site. Although there are a few buildings, there is only access to the hall; which is poorly maintained. Access to the dovecote etc is out of bounds. Compared to the Priest's House and the Treasurer's House, local attractions, it is a great disappointment.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David M
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Once you find the Priory, and that's not easy as there are no brown National Trust signs you 'll have to let yourself in through the main gate. Whilst admission prices were on display, there were no staff to take your money or even a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Philip S
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Difficult to find but that was probably just us! Very interesting to anyone with a love of history, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mary S
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The old buildings are not kept up well very good use for the annual fair not really used well as they are in poor state of repair.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

this is a national trust building but it is free which is nice. It has the information boards to tell you what it would have been like in medieval times. It only takes about 15 mins to look round but its worth it. We visited...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank karen d
Reviewed September 3, 2015

I tried to visit the priory a while ago but it was closed for the winter, however we managed to visit it recently. It is an amazing place to visit with a collection of building of varying ages, At present one of the buildings is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Tad666
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Stoke-sub-handom lovely lovely little village, a nice relaxing break. Well worth going to see. Would recommend, beautiful views churches, priory, stunning views.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank kayedave
Reviewed June 30, 2015

On Saturday 13 June, on our way to Cornwall We made a stop at the village of Stoke Sub-Hamden to go to visit the priory. The Priory was originally built in the 10th Century; the priests who lived here served the Chapel of St Nicholas...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Carol B
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