The extensive remains of an Augustinian abbey, including its abbots’ quarters, refectory and cloister. The substantially surviving chapter house has a frontage richly bedecked with 12th- and 14th-century carving and statuary, and a fine timber roof of around 1500.
Read more about Haughmond Abbey’s history.
- The opportunity to take some fantastic photographs
- Interpretation panels, guiding you around the site
- A picnic area set beside the tranquil remains
Before You Go
Access: Haughmond Abbey is located on a lane off the B5062. There are steps connecting different levels of the ruins and the ground may be uneven in places.
Facilities: There are a wide variety of facilities, shops, restaurants and cafes in the nearby market town of Shrewsbury.
Parking: Free parking is available for approximately 15 cars, located down a bumpy lane.
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
Haughmond Abbey is just a short drive from Wroxeter Roman City, once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain.