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Biased as I live nor far from this beautiful Abbey, my daughter and I took my 86 year old Mum on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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The knitted poppies are a lovely tribute to our fallen hero’s, also some purple op pies in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol C
Selby, United Kingdom
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All reviews beautiful building well worth a visit york minster gift shop stained glass cup of tea free entry steeped in history interesting features peaceful atmosphere jesse window cakes hidden gem market town entrance fee lovely place plenty of parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biased as I live nor far from this beautiful Abbey, my daughter and I took my 86 year old Mum on Tuesday to see the Remembrance Poppies, what an amazing display and such a lot of work has gone into this tribute to the many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The knitted poppies are a lovely tribute to our fallen hero’s, also some purple op pies in remembrance of the animals that lost their lives too.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never visited Selby Abbey, even though my sister lived near by. I wish I had made this visit before. The Abbey itself is beautifully kept with obvious pride and deservedly so. The exhibitions are interesting and intelligently set out which make it easy...More

Thank Pericles212
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do it, it's free and well worth a visit. There are plenty of places to park and get a drink and eat. A good cheap family day out. If visiting York don't miss Selby Abbey. It's about 12 miles out of York.

Thank iwbrasilero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good to visit, but a fantastic spectacle at the moment with the POPPY display. A must see. Don't miss it

Thank Stevenyorks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Abbey after seeing it advertised on the TV with all the poppies. We have never seen anything like it at all, it was just so amazing. The people that have knitted the poppies and sewn them all on to the canvas have...More

Thank Jean w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully dressed with poppies for remembrance celebrations. A lot of work has been spent on the knitted poppied, A must see if you are in the area

Thank E7157NB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic display to remember our heroes of world war one and we must give a huge thank you to all involved

Thank Christine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing display of knitted poppies. The abbey is amazing on its own, but the poppies are spread along the railings of the abbey and down the side streets too. Well done to all the knitters and those who have contributed to this amazing...More

Thank DeeNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very nearly missed our visit to the Abbey because Selby was merely a place en route to our final destination but it is definitely worth making a detour from any itinerary to visit this magnificent church. The history is of course fascinating and explains...More

Thank PeterReigate
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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.
9 March 2017|
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Response from Alan P | Reviewed this property |
Voluntary donations accepted
Sarah H
27 January 2015|
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Response from john l |
You can get a train from york to selby easily, the Abbey is less than five minutes walk from Selby station