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All reviews information boards henry viii english heritage wander around burial place well worth a visit lovely walk original building fantastic site sheer size free entry peaceful place east anglia photo opportunities step back in time dad's army ruins
This is a great set of ruins that are free to visit which is unusual as I've been to some lesser English heritage places that would charge a few quid if they could.
The actual size of the site itself is pretty big and you...More
Whilst away in Thetford with the dogs we were looking for somewhere to take the dogs for a walk.
We visited the Priory where dogs were allowed, it does state dogs must be kept on leads but as you can imagine “people can’t read”
This is a beautifully maintained site of a former Benedictine foundation. It is just a short walk from the town centre and the perfect place for a stroll or a picnic. It has a lovely atmosphere and, as others have remarked, is free to enter....More
Had no idea how large this priory had been. Again smashed by the ghastly Henry VIII. Beautiful setting - great photo opportunities. Good historic signs and descriptions. An oasis of calm and tranquility. Plan to read up more about its history.
We went here at the end of our Thetford visit, having already been to the Dad's Army and Charles Burrell Museum. I wasn't expecting much so was very pleasantly surprised by how extensive and informative the site is. It seemed a very peaceful place as...More
Combined our visit to the Priory with the Burrell Museum and Dad's Army museum.
The ruins are atmospheric and well cared for with lots of information boards to add to the experience and unimpeded access to all areas.
You can also take the dog so...More
Interesting incite into the past considering it's free, information boards are all around the site! Lots of broken glass when we went unfortunately and rubbish scattered about! Which is a shame but I suppose it's an ideal hangout for youths etc! It was ok for...More
I was surprised by the extent of the ruins, almost well up there alongside Leiston and Castle Acre, for example, but the much-mentioned gatehouse seems to be inaccessible, on private land.
The information posts are not very well-positioned, which isn't an enormous problem as they...More