Buildwas Abbey (English Heritage)
Impressive ruins of a Cistercian abbey, including its unusually unaltered 12th-century church, beautiful vaulted and tile-floored chapter house, and recently re-opened crypt chapel. In a wooded Severn-side setting, not far from the Iron Bridge and Wenlock Priory.
Castle or defences, Garden, parklands or rural site, Sacred space
Closed from 1st Oct - 1st April
- English Heritage
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. Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.19504 for more information.