Top Terrace

Perched atop the Abbey grounds, this elevated terrace provides a captivating setting that combines historical significance with natural beauty. Whether you are hosting a memorable event or seeking a tranquil escape, the Top Terrace is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in an enchanting ambiance.


Unparalleled Beauty and Setting

The Top Terrace affords guests a truly extraordinary vista that surpasses all expectations. As you step onto the terrace, prepare to be mesmerised by the sweeping panorama that unfolds before you. The Battlefield stretches out in all its glory, its lush green fields contrasting against the backdrop of rolling hills and the distant horizon. The ever-changing tapestry of colours from season to season adds a touch of magic to the already breathtaking landscape.

A Historical Gem

Delve into the history of the Top Terrace, and you’ll discover its roots as a guest range reserved exclusively for esteemed visitors in the presence of the Abbot. The very stones beneath your feet have witnessed the footsteps of notable figures and the echoes of important conversations. Allow yourself to be transported back in time as you soak in the atmosphere of this storied location, where tradition and elegance converge.

Versatility for Spring and Summer Events

The Top Terrace is a highly sought-after venue for spring and summer events, promising an atmosphere of unparalleled charm and sophistication. Imagine hosting a garden party that unfolds amidst the vibrant colours of blooming flowers and the sweet fragrance of nature. The terrace provides ample space for your guests to mingle, converse, and revel in the beauty that surrounds them. Whether it’s a joyous celebration, a corporate gathering, or an intimate affair, the Top Terrace sets the stage for unforgettable moments.

Accessibility Considerations

While the Top Terrace is a destination of unparalleled beauty, it is important to note that access involves negotiating a small number of steps, either up or down. We recognize the importance of ensuring all guests feel welcome and comfortable. Should you have any concerns regarding accessibility, our dedicated staff is at your service to assist and make the necessary arrangements, ensuring that every attendee can fully enjoy the Top Terrace experience.

Visualise the Splendor of Top Terrace

Photographs capture only a glimpse of the true magnificence that awaits you on the Top Terrace. To fully appreciate the breathtaking views and immerse yourself in the atmosphere, we invite you to explore a 3D panorama. With this immersive virtual representation, you can virtually stroll through the terrace, absorbing its beauty from every angle. Let your imagination roam free and envision the possibilities that await your event on this remarkable outdoor venue.

Contact Us

To discuss your plans and embark on an unforgettable journey at the Top Terrace, we encourage you to get in touch with Debbie. She is our dedicated event coordinator, and her expertise ensures that every detail is tailored to your vision. Reach out to Debbie via email at or by phone at 01424 772385. Debbie will be delighted to guide you through the planning process and collaborate with you to create a truly memorable event.

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