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Beautiful setting

After driving past the Abbey many times we decided to visit. This is a tranquil and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem

Situated on private land - there is an honesty box both in the car park over the road and at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Jervaulx Abbey East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving past the Abbey many times we decided to visit. This is a tranquil and beautiful place. We paid to visit the Abbey but actually spent much longer outside the Abbey grounds enjoying the beautiful countryside on the bridleway paths and views of the...More

Thank GailW2100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated on private land - there is an honesty box both in the car park over the road and at the entrance to the abbey itself. The ruins are an interesting place to wander with plenty of atmosphere set in beautiful countryside - although it...More

Thank JRJ1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we have been visiting Jervaulx Abbey for over twenty years now, it being one of our most favourite places, we found out on one of our recent visits of the floodlighting event in aid of the Herriot Hospice, and could not miss this. What...More

Thank Daphne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to view this abbey. Beautiful coloured lights illuminated this privately owned abbey in a very evocative way. Added bonus was that this was done by the owners as a fundraiser for local charity Herriot Hospice Homecare. Great tearooms with lots of...More

Thank frnco1066
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a wonderful week of exploring the North Yorkshire area we came across 'Jervaulx' had a walk around the Abbey, the grounds are meticulous kept, the peace and tranquility is not to be missed, met the very informative Ian Burden who was doing the final...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Jervaulx Abbey is well known for its sense of peace and tranquillity but there is a related car park, tea room and visitor centre just across the road. Being privately/family owned, there are very limited funds to cover the continual needs of the structural remains...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This has now become quite a popular place to visit. Privately owned with an honesty box for suggested donation. It really is amazing and years ago very fee visitors. But it's a large enough site to wander and feels tranquil. Parking, cafe and loos -...More

Thank 2crumblies
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We have just had the most amazing weekend here at the Abbey for our daughters wedding. The Abbey is stunning and was the perfect location and despite getting caught up in a storm covering the majority of the country the day before, the sun came...More

Thank harrison164
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The ruins are in private hands and admission is by honesty box as well as the car parking. Little conservation work has been done and nature is taking it's toll on the remains. Signs not to climb on the monument- they are fragile and you...More

Thank R4021DPmichaelg
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Hi viewers. Went to the Abbey today and worth the visit. Take a picnic find a comfortable place and enjoy the atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Jeremy G
29 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.
20 August 2015|
Response from cazz32 | Property representative |
Hello dogs are allowed as long as they are on leads at all times