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Address: Much Wenlock, Much Wenlock TF13 6HS, England
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English Heritage Site

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Another Walk through History

Much Wenlock Priory is yet another example of the destruction perpetrated during the reign of Henry VIII. The Priory at Much Wenlock gives a clear impression of what the Priory... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 December 2016
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having a keen interest in history, my wife and I planned a visit to Wenlock Priory and Wroxeter Roman City as part of a midweek getaway. We were very disappointed to discover that at this time of year the site is only open at weekends and not at the times during the week that are shown on Trip Advisor. The... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Much Wenlock Priory is yet another example of the destruction perpetrated during the reign of Henry VIII. The Priory at Much Wenlock gives a clear impression of what the Priory looked like before the destruction took place, there is enough of the original building to form a picture. The way that the local church has been constructed within what was... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Got here on a Friday. Luckily, the ruins are a short walk from the town centre, although the entrance is a long way down a dead-end road (there is parking here, though). It is only when you get to the entrance that you find that during the winter months, the ruins are only open on weekends. However, managed to catch... More 

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Yockleton, Shropshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This priory is a lovely place. Quiet and beautiful location. Good range of old walls easy to see the outline and form of the buildings. Went on a sunny day and enjoyed the experience. It is English heritage. Worth the visit.

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Thank Mark C
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely site. Free Audio available to guide you around the ruins also giving you the history. £1 to park car, £5.20 per person with gift aid. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Sunnymusic
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a relaxing visit to this compact but very interesting E.H. site during our stay in Much Wenlock. The site is very peaceful and the free audio tour very informative.

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Thank Clifford t
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited while on family weekend away, well kept remains of old priory with friendly staff. Child friendly too. Free to English heritage members too.

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Thank Lynda C
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very beautiful and tranquil setting for the ruins of what was evidently a great medieval Priory. The ruins are inevitably sparse but what remains is a wonderful echo of its past. Some of the decorative stonework is lovely and a testament to long lost masons and their designs. What brings it all alive is English Heritage's audio guide. Its free,... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Value for money , very interesting and the free audio guide well worth it. Loved the stone tiles on the floor.

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Visited the priory today with friends, a very peaceful and tranquil place. Impressive, well worth a visit .

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