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Amazing ruins for free!

Drive the Gospel pass visit the ruins and pop into the HOTEL FOR A COFFEE. YOu won’t be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Legend Style

Epic place so calming like a hot chocolate/horlicks. would come again in a heartbeat like legend... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Revie J
Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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Llanthony, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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All reviews hay on wye on site car park well worth a visit beautiful place off the beaten track cellar bar free parking cup of tea passing places sunny day brecon beacons ruined abbey tranquil setting long walk narrow lane by chance
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although it's not the most complete abbey, it does have a sort of beauty to it that is easy to capture in photos. Some of which I have included here. It's a nice drive though the countryside to get there, you may end up stopping...More

Thank MrPotter02
Reviewed 4 days ago

Drive the Gospel pass visit the ruins and pop into the HOTEL FOR A COFFEE. YOu won’t be dissapointed. All worth doing .

Thank downsgolb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Epic place so calming like a hot chocolate/horlicks. would come again in a heartbeat like legend style

Thank Revie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

what an amazing site to visit. Spectacular ruins, well maintained and free. what joy. I can strongly recommend if in the area - well worth a visit.

Thank SafferB
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We've been touring the area and found this free entry ruins by chance. On a sunny day out was interesting but it's just another Abbey ruins. Still worth a short break from driving, views of countryside were nice too

Thank Dren W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Came across this old priory ruins quite by accident. A wonderful peaceful place. Small walks to be had nearby. Free car park and toilets available. Small area today picnic. Wonderful journey over the Welsh mountains, lots of sheep and Welsh ponies. Hay on wye a...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My mum and I visited the Priory recently and were taken aback by its beauty! We loved the history and spent a long time imagining how the Priory was built and who resided there, and took wonderful pictures! We will definitely visit again next time...More

Thank leahdebus
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is such a beautiful place. The drive there, down winding country lanes, is spectacular. There are a range of walks nearby and the restaurant serves good food with excellent service. Will definitely be back!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This place is quite stunning. Hard to reach up a very narrow lane (or across and down the Gospel Pass from Hay-on-Wye), you come upon a dramatic ruin, with views of the Black Mountains framed through its gothic arches. The story of the place, first...More

Thank williams2w
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today whilst taking in Gospel pass. The whole site is very well maintained and worth a visit. Car park is free and there are also toilets in the car park. Driving to the priory can be difficult if the narrow country road is busy...More

Thank Joann K
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Andrew S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Donsafe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's an open air site (a ruin)
Pradip J
21 February 2015|
Response from bobsherunkle26 | Reviewed this property |
Two years ago there was a summer-only service from Hay-on-Wye, called the Offa's Dyke Flier. I found this in the online Herefordshire bus timetable. The outward and return route are both scenic. I don't know if the service... More