Hailes Abbey ruins are the focal point of the picture, amongst green lawns with trees and blue sky behind.

Hailes Abbey

Categories: Further Afield, Local Attractions

Established in 1246 under the patronage of the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is nestled amidst the charming Cotswold landscape. Once the centre of monastic life, these peaceful ruins now offer an idyllic setting for leisure and picnics, steeped in historical significance. Explore the recently opened museum to unearth the treasures of Hailes, delving into the lives of the monks who called the abbey home for nearly three centuries.

English Heritage