Haughmond Abbey - English Heritage

An exterior view of Haughmond Abbey
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The extensive remains of an Augustinian abbey, including its abbots' quarters, refectory and cloister. The substantially surviving chapter house has a frontage richly bedecked with 12th and 14th century carving and statuary, and a fine timber roof of c. 1500.

New pictorial interpretation boards guide the visitor, and an introductory exhibition displays archaeological finds. Picnic area and light refreshments available.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Sacred space

Opening hours

1 April - 30 September 2014
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Admission charges

Adult £3.70
Child (5-15 years) £2.20
Concession are you eligible? £3.30


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Additional info

Located 3 miles NE of Shrewsbury off B5062 (OS Map 126; ref SJ 542152)

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Medieval Religious Life Discovery Visit

Enjoy a guided tour around this beautiful 12th-century abbey to discover how the medieval Church affected ordinary people's lives and what it was like to be a monk or a nun during that time.
Duration: 1 hour
Key Stage: 2, 3, 4, History, Religion

How to obtain

Call 0121 625 6864 to book a 1 hour session, available on weekdays during term time between Easter and October. Price £75 per group of up to 30 pupils until April 2009. Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.19505 for more information.

Haughmond Abbey - English Heritage
Off the B5062




01743 709661

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