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Hailes, Nr Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5PB
Founded in 1246 by the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is set amid delightful Cotswold countryside. Once the centre of monastic life, the tranquil ruins are now the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic in a unique historic setting. Visit the new museum to discover the treasures of Hailes, uncovering stories of the monks who lived and worshipped at the abbey for nearly three centuries.
An exceptionally rare fragment of a 14th-century monk's spectacles in our newly refurbished museum
The fascinating audio tour guiding you through the rich history of the abbey