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Jervaulx Abbey

Jervaulx Abbey East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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A peaceful place to visit at any time of the year. It is especially peaceful out of season.

The abbey is a peaceful and contemplative place to visit at any time of the year, but especially so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
makesholiday
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Derby, United Kingdom
Nice setting

I stopped off here as I was early for an appointment, and despite the rain it has a romantic... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“tea room” (49 reviews)
“guide book” (22 reviews)
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Jervaulx Abbey East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
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"private ownership"
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"cakes"
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"peaceful place"
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"caravan site"
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"english heritage"
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"lovely tea"
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"well worth a visit"
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"information boards"
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"beautiful ruins"
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"yorkshire dales"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The abbey is a peaceful and contemplative place to visit at any time of the year, but especially so if you go out of high season. We came here with a group of friends on a college reunion and all of us appreciated the grounds...More

Thank makesholiday
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I stopped off here as I was early for an appointment, and despite the rain it has a romantic appeal. There's enough of the buildings left to pick what was what, and although there's a lack of information board I still enjoyed my visit. One...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Delightful drive to Jervaulx Abbey. Roomy car park. Exactly as described on website. Stony path for a somewhat bumpy wheelchair ride, although not all the way around was accessible. My wheelchair occupant had a fright on the grass when halted abruptly! We both enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I have been visiting Jervaulx and area since 1983.and I never tire of the place. I do wish more people would use the honesty box . The abbey is privately owned and relies on public income to survive. It is worth every penny to visit...More

1  Thank jeanann1485
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This place is just beyond belief! It is so cleverly managed, it conjures up a place of wild abandon, as if you are making an amazing archaeological discovery for the first time, yet the wildlife is somehow tamed to the point that it is not...More

Thank ChrisPduck2
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cazz32, Owner at Jervaulx Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

wow what a review, seen as the as we the owners intend, thank you.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the Abbey after an email from the owner's daughter confirmed my ancestors were buried there. We hired a driver in Leeds and enjoyed the gorgeous scenery and small villages along the way. The Abbey was huge! The internet photos can't do it justice....More

1  Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A fantastic trip back in time, if you let your imagination go you can picture the monks going about their daily routine. The location is simply stunning with lovely views and walks in the area. Parking is easy in the dedicated car park by the...More

1  Thank ToosumTestRun
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Jervaulx is a privately owned ruined Abbey near to Ripon, in Yorkshire. Very interesting, tranquil place to visit, worth taking your time to wander around using the guide, available for £2.50 and immersing yourself in the the history of the place. Walks in the area,...More

Thank Jacqueline B
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

A beautiful quiet place to wander around with complete freedom. A real sense of how it might have been to be a monk before Henry got busy. There is a guide book available but unless you feel the need to know what each part of...More

Thank Ewingston
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

absolutely amazing. such beautiful crockery setting staff food tea everything was perfect. the staff especially sylvia treated us like royalty. we will definately be back. thank you so much.

1  Thank Kate J
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Jeremy G
30 March 2016|
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Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
£3 per adult and £1 for parking. There is a box to put this into; the site isn't manned.
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worrywortLiverpool
20 August 2015|
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Response from cazz32 | Property representative |
Hello dogs are allowed as long as they are on leads at all times
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