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The evocative ruins of a small Premonstratensian monastery in a picturesque location just above the River Tees. The monks that lived here were often short of money. It is a charming spot now; perhaps it was then too.

There is a small car park.  It is also possible to walk from Barnard Castle.

Location/Address: Bowes Village
County: Co Durham
Post Code: DL12 9TN
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: Egglestone Abbey
Tip/Nearby: Barnard Castle, Bowes Museum
Primary Management: English Heritage
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