Buildwas Abbey

Free Entry

Address:

Nr Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7BW

Before You Go

Impressive ruins of a Cistercian abbey, including its unusually unaltered 12th century church, beautiful vaulted and tile-floored chapter house, and recently re-opened crypt chapel.

Situated in a wooded Severn-side setting, not far from the Iron Bridge and Wenlock Priory.

Don't Miss

  • The chapter house with its amazingly intact tiled floor and decorative stonework
  • The remains of the fine 12th century church

Before You Go

Parking: there is free parking available for approximately 20 cars, located about 25 metres from the site. 

Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

Plan a Great Day Out

  • The chapter house with its amazingly intact tiled floor and decorative stonework
  • The remains of the fine 12th century church
  • Taking the nature trail, including the abbey fishponds
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