St Mary's Priory and Tithe Barn

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The exhibitions and varied and interactive, chronicling both the history of St Mary's Priory and the historic market town of Abergavenny. The adjoining hall offers a welsh excellence centre, providing bilingual events throughout the year and language lessons. Perfect for families, history buffs or those who just want to learn more about their local history, you will not be disappointed.

Exhibits include:

- Interactive 3D model of the barn.

- 1,000 years of Abergavenny history.

- Tales of Abergavenny's most colourful characters.

- The magnificent Abergavenny tapestry, hand woven in the millennium by local residents.

After your visit, why not refresh yourself with a visit to their shop, which stocks a wide range of quality gifts, souvenirs and local history publications.

The Learning Service offers school workshops, family learning activities and events, pre-booked guided tours and much more.

Guided tour of Church and Tithe Barn £4.00pp

Guided tour of Church and Tithe Barn with teas coffees and cake £8.00pp

Book your guided tour now by contacting the Manager, Lydia Warburton, on (01873) 858787

For much more information, visit the website!


St Mary's Priory

‘This is the Westminster Abbey of South Wales, for the great ones of all the ages lie here – Norman, Plantagenet, Tudor and Stuart – with carved wood or marble or freestone above them.’

Guide Prices

Free unguided.
Guided tour of Church and Tithe Barn with two course lunch - £14.95.
Guided tour of Church and Tithe Barn with Welsh cream tea - £9.95.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Pushchairs available

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

St. Mary's Priory

Type:Church

St. Mary's Priory, St Mary's Priory Centre, Monk Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5ND
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Tel01873 858787

Opening Times

* Open 9-4pm Monday to Saturday

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