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.
April to October
10am-5pm - or dusk if earlier
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Parking for non-English Heritage Members: £2.
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.
Must be kept on leads.
Climbing on the ruins is prohibited.
Picture Credit: © English Heritage.