RUFFORD ABBEY

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Looking for: Heritage, Historical
Address: Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF
Postcode: NG22 9DF
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Telephone: 0370 333 1181
Mobile: 01623 821338
Website: Click Here

The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from around 1170. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park.

Owned by Nottinghamshire County Council and managed by Parkwood Outdoors in co-operation with English Heritage.


BEFORE YOU GO
Parking: The abbey remains sit within Rufford Abbey Country Park, a 150 acre public park, and this has a car park. A charge applies for this parking most days of the year.

Access: The abbey ruins are only partially accessible for wheelchair users. There is ramped entry into the undercroft at the rear of the building, but the upper level of the abbey is accessed via steps. There are uneven stone floors and low light levels in the undercroft.

Facilities: English Heritage has no facilities at Rufford Abbey but within the surrounding country park there are toilets, a café, a restaurant, a craft shop and gift shops, and woodland, meadow and gardens.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.



OPENING TIMES

1 APRIL - 29 OCTOBER 2017
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
NOTES
Managed by Nottinghamshire County Council in co-operation with English Heritage. Parking charge may apply to all visitors depending on day of the week and time of year of visit. Also, occasional charge for members on event days.

HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES FOR THIS PERIOD
Good Friday
14 Apr 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Easter Sunday
16 Apr 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Easter Monday
17 Apr 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Early May Bank Holiday
1 May 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Spring Bank Holiday
29 May 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Summer Bank Holiday
28 Aug 2017 10:00 - 17:00
30 OCTOBER 2017 - 29 MARCH 2018
30 MARCH 2018 ONWARDS
Opening times will be available nearer the time