Description

The impressive ruins, built from golden local sandstone, include much of the 13th to 15th Century Church, the Chapter House, and a picturesque 14th Century Gatehouse. Bayham Old Abbey is set in grounds designed by famous landscape gardener Humphry Repton, who also planned the grounds of Kenwood House in London.

Opening Hours
April to October
Tuesday-Sunday
10am-5pm - or dusk if earlier
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Price
Free
Parking for non-English Heritage Members: £2.

Accessibility
Wheelchair users should note that the Abbey is mostly accessible from grassed areas onto loose gravel. Pushchairs are allowed, but please be aware that there are some areas of rough grass.

Dogs
Must be kept on leads.

Advisory Notes
Climbing on the ruins is prohibited.

Picture Credit: © English Heritage.

Location

Furnace Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 8LP

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