St Benet's Abbey: 1000 years! Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund a new guide book is being developed by the Norfolk Archaeological Trust. And the Heritage Lottery funding is also enabling NAT to stage an inspiring free exhibition 'Images of St Benet's Abbey' in the Norwich Cathedral Library from 10 - 30 Sept: Tues, Weds and Thurs 09.30 - 16.00 and on Friday 13 September 2.00-3.30pm. For more information see Images of St Benet's Abbey
Heritage Open Days Walks and Tours.
Guided walks starting from Ludham Bridge, including guided tours of the Abbey, led by The Friends of St Benet’s Abbey Volunteer Guides:
Saturday 14 September: 10.00 Morning Walk & Tour. 14.00 Afternoon Walk & Tour
Saturday 21 September: 14.00 Walk & Tour
Sunday 22 September: 14.00 Walk & Tour
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Guided Tours 2019
The 2019 season of free guided tours at St Benet’s Abbey finish on Sunday 29th September.Tours take place at 3pm on Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays throughout the season.
Group tours of the Abbey site can be arranged at any time of year by contacting
St Benet's Abbey can be reached on foot from Ludham Bridge. Follow the fingerpost sign near the gate opposite the Public Toilets. It is about a 35 minute walk. Cyclists may use the byway, a concrete track accessed from Hall Road at Johnson Street. Cars may also use the byway but parking on site is limited. For boats there are plenty of free 24 hour moorings.
Why not become a Friend of St Benet's Abbey (£5.00 per year)?