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Good history

As Priory's go, there's nothing remarkable about this one. It was once part of a much more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
A step back in time

A good example of remains showing what it could have looked like. Seeping of history Free... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Witchypoo69
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As Priory's go, there's nothing remarkable about this one. It was once part of a much more substantial building but has been reasonably well preserved and is certainly worth visiting.

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A good example of remains showing what it could have looked like. Seeping of history Free entry. The Priory of Our Lady of Thetford was one of the largest and most important monasteries in medieval East Anglia. Founded in the early 12th century, for 400...More

Thank Witchypoo69
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

less than 5mins from bus station and the town and eats rail station good 10 mins walk the priory has free car park pleanty to see the ruins very quiet the to wards the river there are meadows plenty of wild life everywhere dose not...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Another splendid ruin - thanks to Henry Vlll - but truly gorgeous. A great place to go for walking and fresh air. Beautifully tended and signposted by English Heritage.

Thank Lyndel-60
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I popped in to have a quick look round Thetford Priory on my way home from an overnight stay in Thetford intending to spend about half an hour walking around but actually spent two hours! Very lovely and peaceful place. You would not believe that...More

Thank Marion C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fascinating old ruins hidden away in thetford, easy to walk to from the centre of town. Particularly liked the information boards dotted around the site.

Thank WGuyC
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing old ruins, with information points. Good to walk around and admire but ground is uneven so take care. Free small car park.

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A really interesting site with a lot to explore. Even on a grey day there is plenty to wander around and imagine past splendours. The site is well kept and has a free car park.

Thank Mandi T
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We live in thetford so we come here often. The grounds are well kept and the ruins are very interesting. There are plenty of information boards up to read. I would advise travelling just for it though. It is not large and there is no...More

Thank Ben H
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The priory has lots to see and the description boards very useful and informative. It was quiet when we were there and enjoyed the visit.

Thank tonyhwright
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