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Our Facilities and Gifts

Polesworth Abbey Refectory is available for use by community groups and individuals. The new entrance between the Abbey Church and the Refectory was built in 2005 and provides a welcome desk, access to the Refectory and to the Abbey. There are ample toilets for visitors and an up to date disabled toilet too.

The Refectory is part of a sixteenth century hall and was refurbished in September 2005. The Refectory is wood paneled and there is an historic Elizabethan fireplace. The refurbishment has provided a kitchenette, suitable for providing hot drinks. Boiling water is available and there is a fridge and dishwasher built in. There are cups and saucers for 100 people.

The Abbey welcomes groups and individuals who would like to use the Refectory for meetings, rehearsals, Wedding anniversary receptions, Educational activities, presentations and exhibitions, and funeral gatherings. Catering can be arranged through M&W Catering (Polesworth) Tel: 892842. Costs:

The usual hire charge for the Refectory is £8.00/ hour or £25.00 for a 3 hour session.

A 10% discount is available for regular users.

Please ring 01827 892340 for further details or to visit.

Polesworth Abbey Gifts

Pens £1.00 each

Bookmarks 80p each

Pencils 30p each

Key rings 80p each

all on the WELCOME DESK


The Gatehouse Collection Video now available

A set of four videos celebrating the renovation of Polesworth Abbey gatehouse - £5 


'Gatehouse Voices' - Memories and stories from some of the locals who have lived with the Gatehouse all their lives, including one or two rather spooky tales!