Leiston Abbey

View of Leiston Abbey

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours

Address:

Theberton, Leiston, Suffolk IP16 4TD

Before You Go

The mainly 14th-century remains of an abbey of Premonstratensian canons. Among Suffolk’s most impressive monastic ruins, with some spectacular architectural features.

Managed by Pro Corda Trust - visit their website for further information.

Read more about Leiston Abbey's history.

Before You Go

Parking: There is a gravel car park to the right of the track down to the abbey.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

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