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Selby Abbey

The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
+44 1757 703123
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Beautiful building.

Lots of information is available about the history of the area. A truely magnificent building. The... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Bix M
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Stunning abbey

A beautiful sanctuary, with a quaint community cafe tucked away in one corner . The volunteers who... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
sian2233
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Lots of information is available about the history of the area. A truely magnificent building. The people that work here are friendly too, especially the Vicar who is very willing to answer questions, lovely bloke.

Thank Bix M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful sanctuary, with a quaint community cafe tucked away in one corner . The volunteers who ran it were friendly and took an interest in every customer . Met the vicar Neil who took time to chat . In all a welcoming atmosphere .

Thank sian2233
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited Selby Abbey Church for the first time, the minute you enter this beautiful Church is awe inspiring, one cannot imagine how craftsmen could create such a wonderful place of worship with bare hands. The atmosphere is just so majestical and peaceful, yet from the...More

Thank Laurie4
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The crown jewel of this bustling little Yorkshire market-town, Selby Abbey is an exceptional piece of architecture, truly, a remarkable building. With three towers that give the impression of a mini-York Minster, Selby Abbey dominates both the skyline and heart of Selby, handsomely positioned on...More

Thank JEM_Yorkshire
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely place, staff are very friendly, has a lovely gift shop that you can browse whilst having a cup of tea and some cake!

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The abbey in Selby is quite the landmark. A must see if you're in town. The bells are sometimes rung, and the sound is amazing.

Thank John W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Abbey has a great history. it is well maintained and there are some fascinating thing to read and learn.

Thank BramleyLoiner21
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went in here on a rainy day and it was a real surprise! Very grand, beautifully decorated with fascinating history. They even have a stained glass window for one of George Washington's ancestors - specially interesting to our American friends! We spent an enjoyable...More

Thank annieisathome
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Fabulous staff, beautiful place and regular fates on and.messy church for the kids once a month...must visit.

Thank blissy123
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Selby abbey is a lovely place to visit , it's upkeep is to a very high standard, very friendly staff to answer your questions, a nice little seating area for a drink. The history of it is very well documented all around the abbey, the...More

Thank janehssmith
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darkfantasy223
9 March 2017|
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Response from blissy123 | Reviewed this property |
Free although donations of any amount are appreciated I always put a little in when I go. They did at one point let you go to the top. We her this is still the case I have no idea but it's lovely.
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darkfantasy223
9 March 2017|
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Voluntary donations accepted
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Response from TrishYorkUK | Reviewed this property |
Walk down to the bus stop in Piccadilly - about 10 mins down Micklegate near Station. Take 415 to Selby - buses run every 15 mins from York and go straight through to the bus station in Selby - approx 35 mins depending on... More
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