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Douai Abbey, Reading

4.6
#5 of 12 in Historic Sites in Reading
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  • A stunning Abbey wonderful place to go for a quiet reflection. big and so beautiful and so peaceful.  more »
  • Well worth a look both outside and inside. The community of St. Edmund was formed in Paris in 1615 by Dom Gabriel Gifford, later Archbishop of Rheims and primate of France. With his backing the commun...  more »
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  • Stunning location, lots of Green Space and Nature. They make lots of local produce from their farming area. Honey, Jams, eggs, breads. The Cooking is divine, lovely home cooked nourishing foods, catering for vegans and gluten free like myself. The rooms are very comfortable, spotlessly clean, very tastefully furnished. Such a beautiful stunning building. I will definitely go again. There was about 35 of us and no complaints.
  • Peaceful prayerful atmosphere.Great hospitality. Really shows the Benedictine way. Good for a visit or retreat for Christians and those wanting a taste of monastic life.
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