Founded by Cistercian monks in 1132, this is the largest monastic ruin in Britain. It offers many interesting things to see in a beautiful natural setting.
Church of St Mary
This church near Gloucester is a mix of English architectural styles from Saxon to Tudor. Notable features include a Saxon spiral-carved font, Saxon sculptures and medieval stained glass.
Dating from 1239, Wells Cathedral features an extra-wide west front covered in medieval sculptures and unique scissor arches supporting the tower inside.
Dating from between 3000 and 2000 BC, Stonehenge is a circle of massive megaliths that weigh many tons, fit together perfectly, and are astronomically aligned.
Once a monastery and a cathedral, this spectacular cream-colored edifice now serves as the parish church of Bath. The interior is famed for its glorious fan vaulting.
Founded in 1264, Merton College is the oldest college and its buildings are among the most interesting in Oxford. The large 14th-century chapel has plentiful medieval stained glass.
Majestic architecture and venerable history are what bring most visitors to Canterbury Cathedral, but it is also full of wonderful details - from medieval stained glass to hidden Green Men.
This 12th-century Norman church, known for its rare round shape and stone effigies, was built by the Knights Templar and contains several fascinating details.