Basingwerk Abbey – 12th Century Charm

Basingwerk Abbey is the awe-inspiring site of pilgrimage located in Holywell, Flintshire in North Wales.

Although initially home to monks following the Order of Cistercians, through the years this impressive build has lived many lives and faced numerous trials and tribulations, including, weathering, numerous world wars and countless other tales and anecdotes shaping and moulding the build into the ruin it is today.

This religious site of great significance is vitised annually by people journeying from far and wide.

Explore the grounds and relieve its peaceful past whilst sharing a family-fun day out with your loved ones.

Bring along a picnic and bask in the beating sun during the summer months, enjoying the atmosphere and beautiful view that surrounds you.

With numerous additional attractions nearby, including the famed St. Winefride’s Well and the breath-taking Talacre Beach, you can spend your leisure time in North Wales uncovering the unfolding beauty Flintshire has to offer.

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For further information, visit the informative Cadw website here with opening times and additional details facilities.

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Address: Greenfield, Holywell CH8 7GH

Telephone:  01352 714172


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