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Jervaulx Abbey

East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Ideal on a dry day

Relaxing interesting relic with plesent grounds and wild flower .. it's the tea rooms that make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom

What a beautiful location so peaceful Pleasantly surprised as to the integrity of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“tea room” (68 reviews)
“guide book” (25 reviews)
“honesty boxes” (11 reviews)
East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing interesting relic with plesent grounds and wild flower .. it's the tea rooms that make special

1  Thank pato011
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful location so peaceful Pleasantly surprised as to the integrity of the ruins Recently been to Rievaulx which is EH looked after but felt Jervaulx more simple Well looked after to say privately owned Car park perfect Tearoom looked good

1  Thank Menumore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is for team rooms and not the Abbey itself. Tea rooms were set beside the large car park, which had a honesty box to pay for the parking. I had the bacon bap and it was very nice with a good amount of bacon...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here quite a number of years ago and loved it so really wanted to go back again. Such a peaceful place,something so tranquil about it. Took lots of photos and nice you can take your dog,on leads of course,round it.we also had beautiful cake...More

2  Thank wendylouise2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins are nothing spectacular but offer a nice stroll to help you justify all the cake you will want to eat in the tearoom. Superb hot chocolate, a menu that is different but not pretentious and delicious cakes. Yumm!

Thank Kat S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a sunny day on June. I had been before years ago. This place has a special vibe - very peaceful and spiritual. I could spend hours here sitting in the sun among the ruins. Love it! Will come back in winter...More

Thank alex w
Reviewed 16 June 2017

An amazing ruin that has a real spiritual feel, the guide book is helpful to understand the layout (an honesty box for monies is present) but even without it, walking around these beautiful ruins is really quite moving. After visiting we read up on the...More

Thank DaisySorbet
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Once one of the great Cistercian Abbey's of Northern England, Jervaulx is today barely a shadow of it's former self though that 'shadow' is situated in parkland that, particularly on a fine early summers day like it was when I visited, is simply so tranquil...More

1  Thank c_brown637
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Another pile of stones but what is left is incredible! This site is privately owned so is not as cleaned up as other abbey sites. With the overgrowth you get a feeling of discovery with each old doorway you walk through. If you happen to...More

Thank Alyce B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Difficult to assertion the layout from the ruins, looking at scale model in the tea shop it must have been vast. Could do with guides detailing each area ( Kirkstall abbey does a good job of that) so that you can appreciate where you are...More

Thank martoct
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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