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Buildwas Abbey, Telford

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  • Buildwas Abbey is an excellent ruin but is sadly let down by English Heritage who provide no information boards around the site and instead want you to buy a guidebook at £3. It is a hidden gem but EH...  more »
  • We called in here as we were staying nearby. This is a great little Abbey that is under valued by English Heritage. There is no audio and no signage around the abbey. Its only a small abbey but it wou...  more »
  • This is a hidden gem, yet another wasted opportunity by English Heritage to bring the Abbey to life. The abbey is lovely and atmospheric, but there is no information to tell you the story of the build...  more »
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  • Cool abbey. Very easy to walk around. Not as impressive as Rievaulx, but worth a stop if you're in the area.
  • Small ruins with a lot of charm, the ruins have some great features and nice place to relax and take photos.
  • If you're not a member of the national trust then this seems very expensive for a small ruin.
  • Nice ruins :)
  • Nice ruins, portable Loos, no cafe but drink machine, and the lady brought them to us while we sat on bench looking at lovely surroundings. A walk is next to it owned by the power station which is open to anyone, v interesting, worth a look at both

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