Lilleshall Abbey - English Heritage

An exterior view of Lilleshall Abbey

Extensive ruins of an Augustinian abbey, later a Civil War stronghold, in a deeply rural setting. Much of the church survives, unusually viewable from gallery level, along with the lavishly sculpted processional door and other cloister buildings.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Sacred space

Opening hours

Please check webstte before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: Free
Children: Free
Concession: Free
English Heritage Members: Free


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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 every weekday during term time from Easter to October. Price £75 per group of up to 30 pupils until April 2009. Visit for more information.

Lilleshall Abbey - English Heritage
Nr Telford
TF10 9HW



01216 256820

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