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Address: Beauchief Ln., Sheffield S7 8BD, England
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+44 114 221 1900

Surrounded by ancient woodland, the remains of a monastery built around...

Surrounded by ancient woodland, the remains of a monastery built around 1180AD feature a remarkably intact main tower, quaint Chapel and an interesting graveyard.

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Such a beautiful and peaceful church in a gorgeous area of Sheffield. With views over the Peak District and a historic grave yard. There is an information board outside the church... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful and peaceful church in a gorgeous area of Sheffield. With views over the Peak District and a historic grave yard. There is an information board outside the church informing you of its history. I love walking around this area. Well worth a visit! Although I'm not particularly religious, my daughter and I once went to a carol... More 

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94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went to visit as part of the Hertitage weekend and what a little gem. The volunteers were very welcoming and very friendly and answered all of our questions. We were offered tea and cakes and even the dog was allowed to go in. Lots of history, lovely little place. Really enjoyed it. Thanks for the great welcome!

Thank loopy_smith
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323 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a visit as part of Heritage weekend. Fascinating place, very helpful volunteers. Good information. Nice peaceful spot for what was once a large abbey

Thank Chrisgale
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

As part of an ongoing project to explore the old churches and historic buildings in and around South Yorkshire, using only public transport, I took advantage of a sunny weekday afternoon to visit Beauchief Abbey. The 97 bus that I caught from High Street in Sheffield takes about 15 minutes to get to the junction of Abbeydale Road South and... More 

Thank ScottEngering
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Visited the Abbey on a Heritage Open Day guided tour. The history of this place is fascinating and to think the Abbey owned such vast tracts of land and was the hub of a hive of industry in its day is mind boggling. The setting today is beautiful and it's just incredible that such a gem is just up the... More 

Thank Trixie772
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Just 100m from a busy suburban route, Beauchief Abbey lies in tranquil, leafy surroundings and carries an interesting history. The original building followed a 12th century gift of land that may have been motivated by guilt over the murder of Thomas a Becket - hence the dedication to St Thomas the Martyr. The current church was added to the original... More 

Thank ADM1959
Kettering, United Kingdom
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96 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Unusual and unexpected when you go inside! A peaceful and tranquil haven set in beautiful countryside. Check it is open first though, we were lucky to find such knowledgable and helpful people present.

Thank Ian S
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413 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Despite having lived in Sheffield for many years, I had never seen Beauchief Abbey until last weekend. It is now in the middle of a golf course, but well worth a look, although there isn't really that much to see. The Abbey tower itself wasn't open when I went but there was a peaceful atmosphere and the green open space... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Lovely gardens - friendly staff - comfortable rooms. The only thing that disturbed a perfect night was the fire-alarm going off and my companion was reluctant to leave the delicous nibbles they were enjoying at the time.

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Reviewed 29 October 2002

abbey still in regular service and is well preserved. Makes an ideal subject for artists.

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