Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester

Whilst you’re in Gloucester, visit this wonderful medieval Dominican monastery, dating back to 1239, the most complete surviving example of its kind in Britain. It’s right in the town centre so take time out to explore the beautiful historic buildings and soak up the hallowed history of this site, with its tranquil courtyard garden, incredible scissor braced timber roof and the Scriptorium, the oldest and most well preserved medieval library in the UK.

Open March-September, Sun and Mon 10-4. Guided tours can be pre-arranged for groups of 10+ visitors by booking at least 6 weeks in advance

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