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Shap Abbey, Shap

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
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  • It was a shame. The atmosphere could have been tranquil and peaceful, as the abbey ruins are in an idyllic setting surrounded by farmland, woodland and a beautiful stream. But at the moment it is busy...  read more »
  • It's definitely worth taking a few minutes to stop by the Shap Abbey if you are on the Wainwright's coast to coast trail, but there's not much left of this old building to see. I would not recommend d...  read more »
  • After a long single track drive (or a good walk ) we arrived at Shap Abbey , secluded and probably tranquil when the historic buildings men have taken down the scaffolding after they have checked the ...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Very quiet place to relax. A stream of water runs just behind it.
  • Beautiful setting
  • Hidden away gem.
  • Beautiful abbey ruins
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