Reading Abbey Ruins

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  • Address: Reading Centre, Reading, England, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

Reading Abbey Ruins - Review

The abbey which was once a magnificent structure was built somewhere in 1121 and was founded by Henry I. Over the course of years it was passed on to subsequent kings and later after the dissolution it degenerated into ruins. Now all that’s left are remnants of the once amazing structure. After some restoration work the ruins today stand strong. The gateway and the arches still show the Romanesque architecture with which it was once designed. Parts of the abbey such as the hospitium which was the dormitory for pilgrims still survives. An interesting place to read history in the ruins.

Reading Abbey Ruins Information

  • The abbey has an open air theatre performance that is held on certain seasons.

How To reach Reading Abbey Ruins by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus stop: Huntley and Palmers (stop 1), Lines: 17, 90

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  • Reading Abbey Ruins Address: Reading Centre, Reading, England, United Kingdom
  • Reading Abbey Ruins Timing: 24-hrs
  • Reading Abbey Ruins Price: Free
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  • 95% of people who visit Reading include Reading Abbey Ruins in their plan

  • 47.64% of people start their Reading Abbey Ruins visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Reading Abbey Ruins

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94.07% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Reading Abbey Ruins

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