The Monastery

Type:Historic Site

89 Gorton Lane
Greater Manchester
M12 5WF

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The Monastery: exterior

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Road Directions

From M60, J24, 2 miles (3.2 km)



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Lifeman
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Lovely place
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 6th May 2023
      Lovely old deconsecrated monastery. The building itself is spectacular in a most unlikely setting. Cafe andfthe usual gift shop on site Read full review
    • Armo3
      ABBA tribute with only the 2 girls port afternoon tea.
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 15th May 2023
      Went for the ABBA tribute afternoon tea, to start with there were only 2 woman, in the act, afternoon tea was awful stale scones, wet quiche and my sausage roll was just pastry, the tea and coffee... Read full review
    • 6Jupiter
      Trip Type:
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th July 2023
      The Monastery is a magnificent venue. Quite unique. So why the terrible rating you ask. Well the "Tribute" band to Queen under the guise of Queen by Candlelight was absolutely awful. Having seen... Read full review



    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Free Admission

    Imported Facilities

    • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Available for wedding receptions

    Dates and Opening Times

    2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:00
    Friday - SaturdayClosed
    Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

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    Tuesday, 20th June 2023 - Tuesday, 19th December 2023

    The MonasteryTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin's neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans.
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