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Reading Abbey Ruins, Reading

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#4 of 13 in Historic Sites in Reading
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  • I thoroughly enjoyed my walk through the ruins and the park. The signs provided useful information and context.  more »
  • Quick wander around, first time here since they were closed prior to the renovation works. Worth a wander around the display panels explain the history. Worth a visit if you’re in the area and have sa...  more »
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  • An interesting medieval abbey built by Henry the first in 1121 - his grave is supposed to be somewhere nearby but I couldn't find it. All that remains now are walls and a few arches. Some of the stones from here were used for the church next door. During a sunny day it makes for a pleasant outing. Entry is free but it's also possible to pay for a guided tour. In my opinion there is no point in paying as the site has lots of information on sign boards.
  • Interesting and well worth a visit. Peaceful place to sit. Unexpected gem in the middle of town next to a lovely park.
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