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Grey Abbey

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Church Street, Greyabbey BT22 2NQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9181 1491
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Visited on a sunny day

Interesting and well looked after by volunteers. You can have a guided tour. The small visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DJW65
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Vossem, Brabant, Belgium
Amazing ruins with a visitor centre

Very interesting ruins with informative signs dotted around. The visitors centre is small but... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
El_Chop_Chop
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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Church Street, Greyabbey BT22 2NQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9181 1491
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and well looked after by volunteers. You can have a guided tour. The small visitors center was well set out and very interesting. Entrance is free but a small donation is welcome.. Should you be interested in gardens there is a private woodland garden...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting ruins with informative signs dotted around. The visitors centre is small but perfectly formed, plenty of information and even a scale model of the abbey which was pretty cool!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The friendly staff took time and pleasure, finding the three of us a meal that suited each of our tastes, even I who is not a lover of tau food how ever was more than pleased by the meals last night, I have been to...More

1  Thank Joan S
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Grey abbey is only a ruin today but it really gets your imagination going! Wonderful place and a very good information centre!

Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

On our way from Belfast down to Downpatrick, I always love to stop in at Grey Abbey. The old ruins here are a great picturesque location. It is a very peaceful place to walk and enjoy.

Thank csarchibald
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Even on a cold and dank January day this place provided a fine place to wander around and enjoy the views.

1  Thank Vince F
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had visited Mount Stewart then our guide took us to this little gem. The abbey ruins are complete enough to work out the layout of the abbey. The location on the edge of a georgian village is itself iconic. Well worth a visit if...More

Thank LightAleCavalier
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

It is a very attractive village on the shores of strangford lough with nearby food and coffee outlets such as Harrisons and beautiful scenery. The abbey is a place of quiet repose and it is well worth a visit. In the village itself there is...More

Thank ianwimpress
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The sense of history combined with stunning scenery and friendly people make this a most compelling location to visit when in County Down!

Thank ChristopherAuckland
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Grey Abbey founded in 1193 is a beautiful piece of our history. On approaching the Abbey from the car park, we were greeted by a very friendly guide who led us into the little museum and proceeded to spend nearly 30 minutes answering our questions....More

2  Thank Diane H
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