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Lovely site, especially good for taking photographs

This is our local ruin, it is a very well kept site with information boards depicting the history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fareham, United Kingdom
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Relax for a bit

Hidden gen, take a walk through the ruins and learn a little local history. Nice spot for a picnic... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
steve c
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Mill Lane, Fareham PO15 5RA, England
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All reviews english heritage information boards across the road free entry fisherman's rest worth a visit tudor mansion sunny day the pub henry viii family picnic floor tiles interesting history lovely place narrow archway several families difficulty in finding
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Reviewed 5 days ago

quite by chance we were looking for a garden centre and came across the Abbey. it is charming, we walked all around looking at the footprint to see what would have been there. we will go back agaain next summer

Thank rosemary m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local ruin, it is a very well kept site with information boards depicting the history, quite small and fairly level access.

Thank mackmanje
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great place to visit - very interesting if you like this kind of thing - and a pub opposite - what more could you want

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed August 28, 2018

ideal for a short visit able to look all round the ruins and plenty of space for picnic, quite hard to find the very narrow entrance but parking inside. No amenities and people using the area for dog walks, but plenty of space for children...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gen, take a walk through the ruins and learn a little local history. Nice spot for a picnic with children. All free with adequate parking. Pop into the fisherman's rest for a drink of lunch afterwards.

Thank steve c
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A lovely relic of times gone by. The Abbey also hosts events such as weddings and enraptures the ethos of the monument.

Thank Anne J
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We decided to revisit the ruined Abbey having been here some years ago - but not a lot had changed! English Heritage keep the grounds and garden areas well tended but there's not a lot you can say about a roofless Abbey with unfortunately no...More

1  Thank Jockinafrock69
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We have visited the Abbey (and the pub over the road) many times on trips to Hampshire. Why do we keep coming back? Well first it brings us back to 'home territory' now that we live 'Up North'. When visiting the area we normally park...More

1  Thank whitevanman2014
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to roam around and take a picnic or makes for a lovely walk with the dog just enjoy a place of history no entry so just enjoy

Thank Elaine-oxborrow
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely spot. Picnics are great here. Super place for dog walks too. Very interesting history, clearly displayed.

Thank Bill S
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August 27, 2017|
Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's an unmanned place so no one to stop you going in. Enjoy.