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Myths and legends will be told at Crowland Abbey as part of the national Heritage Open Days



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The final tours at Crowland Abbey are set to take place over the coming weekend.

The events, which are part of the UK Heritage Open Days, have been ongoing since last Friday (September 10).

The last two chances to go along will be tomorrow (Friday), 11am-4pm and Sunday from 1-4pm.

Crowland Abbey has plenty of myths and legends to tell...
Crowland Abbey has plenty of myths and legends to tell...

David Searle, who is one of the tour guides at the ancient building, said: “We’ve got various myths and legends, with sheets about them all scattered about the abbey.

“We’ll describe them and answer questions about them, things like that.

“The abbey itself is open in general as well.”

Mr Searle says a demonstration may be on offer to show visitors how they abbey’s bells are rung.

“Last Sunday, there with 67 people there in just half a day,” he said.

“It’s all free, there’s no charge at all.

“People can just turn up.

“We’ve got a graveyard trail that we do as well. There are normally two of them in the afternoon. Someone will explain what is so important about the area.”



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