Coombe Abbey has a fascinating history. We’ve been a home for royals, surrendered to King Henry VIII as part of the dissolution of the monasteries and even involved in the Gunpowder Plot.

We’re often asked questions by guests around our rich heritage, such as when was Coombe Abbey built and when did we open as a hotel?

If you’re looking to find out all of the juicy details about our mediaeval Abbey, you’re in the right place…

Coombe Abbey history

Experience the mediaeval magic of Coombe Abbey

Come and discover our historic charm for yourself with a stay at Coombe Abbey. With our unique bedchambers, beautiful landscaped gardens by Capability Brown and events such as our Mediaeval Banquets, there’s plenty to enjoy. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel very soon.