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Hailes Abbey, Cheltenham

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  • Well worth a visit to these interesting ruins. The audio guide is a must to really appreciate the history behind this Abbey especially the story about the blood of Christ that was reputedly stored the...  more »
  • We walked by Hailes Abbey on our Cotswolds Way journey, and if we were initially lured by the sign board advertising ice cream, then it was the ruins themselves that turned our brief stop into an hour...  more »
  • The ruins of Hailes Abbey are in a beautiful, peaceful setting where you can walk and enjoy the remains of wonderful architecture and carved stone. There is a nice National Trust/English Heritage gift...  more »
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  • Easier to get to now there is the new Halt on the GWR Steam Railway.
  • If you are interested in history & can use your imagination this is a good place to be. Beautiful setting & very tranquil.
  • Very atmospheric. Pleasant, cheerful and knowledgeable staff. Some beautiful carvings.
  • Not a lot left of what once would have been a very impressive building, but the remains are well cared for and the information boards give a good explanation of its history. Probably not worth making a special trip for, unless you're an abbey ruins completist, but if you're in the area it's definitely worth dropping in. As well as the abbey ruins themselves, take some time to look inside the adjacent Hailes church. It's a gorgeous little building that is well worth a visit in itself.
  • Not a lot left of what would have been a magnificent abbey. A peaceful place for a wander round but not really worth the enterance fee.

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