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Shap Abbey, Shap

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#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Eden District
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  • August 13, 2017
    By road the abbey is just over a mile from the village of Shap along some quite narrow roads. On arrival there is a car park a short walk from the abbey. Although not extensive there is enough left of...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    I was walking with a temporary companion that day (on the coast to coast) he was ending temporarily at Shap and wanted to get there I was wanted to have look around and did it was nice to see does not...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    It was good to see the abbey during the coast to coast walk as I knew I was approaching Shap and there was a board giving details of the Abbey.  more »
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  • Free to look round. Short walk from parking area across a bridge and a grassed track. Unfortunately scaffolding was around the abbey. Next to river. No facilities. Check out the NT chapel in village of Shap nearby . Very unusual
  • Set in beautiful countryside and it's free to visit
  • It's now (sep'16) under renovation -- all you can see is scaffolding
  • Historic building which although in ruins, you can make our the walls and structure. Informative signs explaining where and what was there makes it easy to visualise.
  • Nice location, good info boards however is currently (September 2016) undergoing maintenance which was a bit of a disappointment. Free to enter and no facilities.

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