This 14th century gatehouse belonged to the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was once the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The first floor was probably a chapel.
Read more about the history of Whalley Abbey Gatehouse.
Before You Go
Access: A road known as The Sands runs directly through the gatehouse.
Other Information: There is no access to the interior.
Plan a Great Day Out
Nearby Sawley Abbey was also a Cistercian foundation. Set against dramatic hills, the grounds are a great place for a picnic.
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