Egglestone Abbey, Barnard Castle

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Ruin Tourist Spot
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  • August 19, 2017
    I have been here a few times now and it has always been lovely and quiet. Nice place to have a picnic and take in the views. Free parking. If you like ruins and photography then I recommend you visit.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    This is a tantalising glimpse of what must originally have been a major religious location. Access is free, which is just as well because the only information is a single board. The rest is left entir...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This is not a large site but it is interesting, scenic and unusual. We have visited it before and found it entrancing but two factors spoiled part of the experience this time. This is a free site and ...  more »
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  • Excellently preserved ruins and free to everyone. Very historic and set in a secluded partner the countryside. Well worth the visit and soak up history
  • Abandoned so it's free, quiet and relaxed. Beautiful riverside walk leading off from the carpark. Well maintained grounds. Lovely stop off. Perfect for dogs and kids.
  • Really nice picnic spot on a sunny day, Just off the campaign road. The ruin are in a good state and freely roamable.
  • Interesting place to look at if you happen to be passing by. Not really worth driving any distance just for this abbey, but considering it's free to park and enter the grounds it's definitely worth viewing on your way to somewhere else.
  • Nice place for a quiet visit , just the ruins and a small carpark but certainly worth a visit

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