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Following the Sculpture Park, and the deluge, we popped up the road to Waverley Abbey where the sun had come out again.  It is small ruin but the setting, near a river with willow trees, is beautiful.  Short walk from a car park alongside takes you into what remains of the first Cistercian abbey in England.  Sir Walter Scott took is inspiration for the novel “Waverley” from it and Disney used it in “Into the Woods”.  Free and open during daylight hours.

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