Creake Abbey

The remains of the crossing arch hint at the original scale of the abbey church
Detail of a window at Creake Abbey
Aerial view of Creake Abbey

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


North Creake, Norfolk NR21 9LF

Before You Go

The ruined church of an Augustinian abbey, reduced in size after fire and plague.

Please note: No dogs are allowed, except for guide dogs.

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