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Shap Abbey, Shap

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4.3
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  • Worth a visit - interesting remains of a fairly large abbey - easy to find - just follow the signs from Shap Village. Free entry and free parking  more »
  • Fantastic place so peaceful and beautiful. Well worth a visit, sheep and hens roam free in grounds. Dogs allowed on lead. Beautiful walks and brooks. Free to park and free entry.  more »
  • mainly ruins with one tower - was a lovely day so worth a visit not sure if it would have been worth it in the pouring rain  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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