Needle Mill Lane,
The ruins of Bordesley Abbey are only a short walk from the Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre. The medieval Cistercian Abbey has been extensively excavated. The Visitor Centre tells the story of the Abbey from its early development in the 12th Century to its destruction in the 16th Century following the dissolution of the monasteries.
Encounter a human skeleton from the 15th century and learn about medieval death and disease. Hear the spooky ghost story of the black dog of Arden!
See the unique 800-year old medieval mill timbers from the earliest metal working mill in the country
Discover how the 12th Century monks and lay brother worked and worshiped.
Explore the remains of the Abbey accompanied by Brother Nicholas in our free audio tour of the site
Museum admission rates apply for access to the Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for educational visits
- French signs/guides
- German signs/guides
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Smoking not allowed