Beaulieu Abbey
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Opening hours

10am-6pm (Oct-May 5pm), last admission 30min before closing


After the dissolution of the monasteries ordered by Henry VIII, the abbey fell into ruin and the stone used to build forts along the coast. Only the foundations remain of what was once the largest Cistercian abbey in England. The cloister has partly survived, notably the 13C refectory which was converted into the parish church.


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  • MICHELIN guide hotels
    9 (151 reviews)
    345 m - Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Beaulieu SO42 7ZL
  • From€116
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    1.41 km - Lyndhurst Road, Beaulieu SO42 7YP
  • From€100
    9.4 (11 reviews)
    1.46 km - Beufre Bucklers Hard Road, Beaulieu SO42 7XA

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  • From £30 to £81
    MICHELIN Guide 2019
    339 m - Palace Ln, Beaulieu SO42 7ZL
  • From £32 to £45
    MICHELIN Guide 2019
    784 m - Beaulieu Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7QL
  • From £16 to £30
    5.21 km - Beaulieu Hotel,, Beaulieu SO42 7YQ