Waverley Abbey

Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in . It was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. Located in , , about 2 miles southeast of the town centre, the abbey is situated on a floodplain, surrounded by current and previous channels of the River Wey.

Landmarks in the Area

Bourne Wood is an area of predominantly coniferous woodland just south of , , England and a film location.

The Rural Life Centre is in Tilford, near in southern .

The Old Kiln Light Railway is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway located at the open-air museum in Tilford, near , .

Farnham railway station serves the town of in , England.

Farnham Castle is a 12th century castle in , Surrey, England, formerly the residence of the Bishops of Winchester.

Localities in the Area

Compton is a former village and today a semi-rural suburb centred 1 mile ESE of in the…

Runfold is a village in , , about 2 mi ENE of .

Farnham is a town in , , within the Borough of Waverley.

Badshot Lea is a geographically small village NE of , Surrey, England, and close to .

Hale is a village in , England or part of , towards excluding the area between the two to the east which is , and without formal definition in part overlaps and .

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