6.2. Touring the Abbey



Hyde900 offers you a variety of ways of touring the sit.

Mike Craze takes you round the abbey site as it is today. The tour takes approximately 12 minutes. Edward Fennell, the founder of Hyde900 introduces the tour and provides a brief overview of the history of Hyde Abbey. Mike Craze then takes you around the site as it is today with information on what has been discovered about the Abbey, the different stones, capitals and timbers from the dissolution of the abbey. You can choose whether to view the complete tour, or to access individual locations.

To come soon is a virtual tour of Hyde Abbey and its site – there will be a complete tour, taking approximately 12 minutes, or you will be able to see the different segments making the full tour which can be downloaded at the different location points around the Hyde Abbey site. Abbot Aston will guide you around his Abbey with information snippets of the Benedictine lifestyle.

Also to come is an audio tour, which will feature enhanced descriptions for the visually impaired visitor.


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