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St. Augustines Abbey Longport | Winter opening hours- only open Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm, Canterbury CT1 1PF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must admit we decided to but did not have great expectations, how wrong can you be. There are a lot of ruins but the picture is still there. This must have been an amazing place on its day Still there are graves dating back...More

Thank robycoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

A definite must! I have lived in Canterbury for nearly 8 years and last week was our first visit to St Augustine's Abbey. The story of the Abbey is wonderfully presented after gaining entry in a covered exhibition area. Then it is a walk through...More

Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to explore and fantastic to be able to get up close to this fascinating history. Took Mum in her wheelchair and it was very accessible. Facilities good and staff friendly and helpful. Great place and needed more than a couple of hours to...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This poor abbey went largely to ruin in the 1530's, but it's impressive remains are a fun site to visit. It is well marked, the visitor center is informative and kid-friendly, and the old altar was still being used for services when we were there....More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 28 June 2018

There is a very interesting introductory exhibition to the site, which is well worth viewing before going out to see the ruins themselves. We were glad we were there late in the day, for at last at about 4.45 p.m. the noisy building on an...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Basically all outdoors so choose a dry day. The audio guide is an essential and very informative. This provides a key part of the history of Canterbury in a quiet relaxed way.

Thank Robby007
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I think I came here as a school child but don't really remember. It was great to read baiotu teh hostory fo the place.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I had the English Heritage Overseas Pass for 9 days and St. Augustine's Abbey is part of this. As I had some time left when I was in Canterbury, I decided to visit the abbey ruins. I have to say - it is definitely worth...More

Thank lareina822017
Reviewed 6 June 2018

An interesting museum with a small amount of interaction and some basic labels to interest children. The handset gives more information outdoors than the boards, but I didn't feel the need to listen at every point.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Just roins now but something you won’t see too often. An interesting museum first to give you the context then you head outside and walk through the ruins. Easy to locate, inexpensive, and worth a quick look.

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Response from ShelStrel | Reviewed this property |
For the tiles, there was a small semi-enclosed area near the crypt. I think there was a sort of table or alter in it? (Sorry, I can't remember what it was called.) The tiles were on the floor to the left, I believe. And... More
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