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Alton Abbey

Abbey Road | Beech, Alton GU34 4AP, England
+44 1420 562145
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Benedictine Abbey with beautiful Organ Recitals

Alton Abbey is an Anglican Benedictine Monastery (founded in 1895) in the village of Beech, near... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
astjht
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St Brelade, United Kingdom
Organ Recital and more

We visited the Abbey recently to hear an organ recital in the chapel. This was a good experience... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Ruthsmum
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Alton in Hampshire
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4 weeks ago
“Benedictine Abbey with beautiful Organ Recitals”
30 Jun 2017
“Organ Recital and more”
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Abbey Road | Beech, Alton GU34 4AP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alton Abbey is an Anglican Benedictine Monastery (founded in 1895) in the village of Beech, near Alton, Hampshire, England. The abbey is not far from one of Hampshire's highest points, King's Hill (218 m). The community was founded by The Rev Charles Plomer Hopkins in...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

We visited the Abbey recently to hear an organ recital in the chapel. This was a good experience. We also took the opportunity to explore the grounds, look at the bookstall and try the excellent tea and cakes. Overall, a very pleasant afternoon.

1  Thank Ruthsmum
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful old abbey even in the rain. We did not get to explore the gardens but wandered freely through the abbey what am amazing and delightful place. A real hidden gem. Even our relatives who live near were unaware of this beautiful...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Church. Sunday Mass at 10, a must for those seeking peace and true Benedictine tradition. The gardens are delightful. A retreat to be booked. or just quiet prayer.

1  Thank Derek E
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

My elderly chum and I visited here today and had a nose round this Anglican monastery. I was under the impression that monasteries were Catholic but evidently not. It's very pleasant inside and the grounds are lovely. We were hoping to have warm beverages with...More

2  Thank Steve F
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We visited in an overcast August Saturday afternoon. We were the only ones there. It's open to walk around and look inside. It's a beautiful building. We left a donation and read about the history of the building.

Thank Shaun W
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

I have returned three times this year. Originally I came on a day trip, & was astonished by the wonderful Benedictine tradition of welcome which I had not experienced before. We enjoyed the banter with the monks, who are a very amusing bunch of people....More

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