Brinkburn Priory, Rothbury

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Brinkburn Priory was a medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, some 4 miles (6 km) east of Rothbury, Northumberland, England. Little survives of the structures erected by the monks apart from the Priory Church, which is a grade I listed building in the care of English Heritage.

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  • I gave 4 out of 5 to the surrounding landscape and woodland. Many magnificent oak trees line the road into the priory. The buildings are well worth the visit. Drinks and snacks available. Plus...  more »
  • What an amazing place to visit. Hidden away and so peaceful and quiet. More people should visit! Very knowledgeable lady at reception. A delight to chat to.  more »
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  • Glorious building in a lovely setting. I long to restore the house to its former glory! On the Bank Holiday there was an organ recital with a small choir, very satisfying to hear the organ reverberate around the nave.
  • Beautiful buildings in a lovely tranquil setting. The church was dressed for an imminent wedding and the sun was shining through stunning stained glass windows. The majestic manor house was an unexpected bonus
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