Whilst it may seem strange to talk about visiting English Heritage places when in Wales, but as we’re located so close to England, it makes sense to visit some of the outstanding places just over the border.
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The impressive ruins of this Cistercian abbey have an idyllic setting near the River Severn. Unaltered 12th century church, beautiful vaulted and tile-floored chapter house and re-opened crypt chapel.
Extensive remains of Augustinian abbey, including abbots’ quarters, refectory & cloister. Chapter house frontage with 12th & 14th century carving & statuary, timber roof c.1500. Displays, picnic area.
Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England.
Tranquil ruins in lovely setting. Re-founded by the Normans as a priory. Unusual washing fountain with 12th century carvings, extravagantly decorated chapter house, topiary-filled cloister garden.
Wroxeter Roman City
Wroxeter (or ‘Viroconium’) was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city.