Things to do at Stoneleigh Abbey review
Stoneleigh Abbey was once a Cistercian monastic house in 1154. It was converted at the Dissolution of the monasteries into a comfortable family home. It is situated south of Coventry in Warwickshire. The abbey itself is a Grade 1 listed building.
There are extensive grounds and gardens at the abbey. You can take a stroll along the River Avon that runs through the grounds, see the Leigh Pet cemetery and the restored Pumphouse. The main house is only accessed via guided tours. The grounds were designed by Humphry Repton a famous landscape gardener back in the 18th century.
Works have begun to fully restore the gardens to how Repton intended them to be including spectacular views of the house. There will be bridges reinstated and restored and even more walks will be reinstated and reopened.
If you want to book a guided tour of the house this can be booked as an extra when you book your tickets to Stoneleigh. The tour takes you on a journey through the West Wing of the house and gives visitors a real insight into how the house was used and looked at its peak.
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FAQ and Further Information Stoneleigh Abbey
Is there food and drink available?
There is a tea room serving hot and cold food and drinks. Picnics are not permitted.
What are the main things to do?
Historical house with guided tours (booking essential) plus extensive grounds with a variety of walks. There are toilets and a tea room.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Tickets for the gardens cost £7 per adult and £1.50 for children age 4-16. Under 4s are free. Guided tour tickets are an additional £7 per adult and £3.50 per child.
Is there parking?
There is parking.
When are they open?
Stoneleigh Abbey is open for most of the year, however, they are closed Fridays and Saturdays for special events. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Only assistance dogs are permitted.
Are they accessible?
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