Brinkburn Priory, Rothbury

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Brinkburn Priory was a medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, some 4 miles (6 km) east of Rothbury, Northumberland, England. Little survives of the structures erected by the monks apart from the Priory Church, which is a grade I listed building in the care of English Heritage.

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  • A wonderful place, quiet and tranquil, enhanced by birdsong and the flowing water in the lower grounds. The Church building is almost Cathedral like in proportions and the acoustic is amazing, as the....  more »
  • There is an attractive walk looking down on the river below to get to the Priory but seeing on a map that it is situated in a loop of the river I thought I would be able to wander by the river as...  more »
  • Glorious building in a lovely setting. I long to restore the house to its former glory! On the Bank Holiday there was an organ recital with a small choir, very satisfying to hear the organ reverberate around the nave.
  • Beautiful buildings in a lovely tranquil setting. The church was dressed for an imminent wedding and the sun was shining through stunning stained glass windows. The majestic manor house was an unexpected bonus

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