The dawn chorus stuttering into life on a misty morning. A glorious sunset slowly fading behind the mill. A far off suggestion of a prayer sounding through the centuries. These and a myriad other sights and sentiments have proved inspirational to many of St Benet’s Abbey’s visitors.
Whatever takes your fancy
Whether it is the peace of the isolated marshland with its abundance of wildlife, the ancient ruins and what they represent, or the dramatic, ever-shifting skies, we hope you find something to inspire you at St Benet’s Abbey.
Please explore the headings above to learn about how this special place has stimulated the imaginations of artists and thinkers through the ages. At the bottom of each page is a link to our galleries, which showcase some of the work.
You may have noticed the GET INVOLVED button on the top right of the page? That is our encouragement for you to make your own artistic response to St Benet's and to share it with us.