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“breathtaking”
Review of Selby Abbey

Selby Abbey
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Selby
Certificate of Excellence
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“breathtaking”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

having lived around selby for years, thorpe willoughby and carlton i went by this place everyday to work and never once though of visiting but what a mistake that was because when i did i couldnt believe what fantastic place this was to visit!!!

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Do not ignore the charms of this beautiful building”
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Wonderful building full of historical information. The staff are knowledgeable and full of information and are not 'in your face' unlike some other historical buildings. It's clean and tidy and entrance is free. An oasis of calm in the middle of town and even the visitors have made mention that this is more worthwhile to visit than York Minster, praise indeed

Visited December 2013
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Selby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Lovely”
Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

Have lived in Selby for 10 years and have passed the abbey many times but never ventured in ... Finally had the opportunity to go in and what a lovely building inside would recommend a visit if your ever in selby

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“lovely church with a fab little cafe for a sit down.”
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Great history lessons to be learnt in this lovely Abbey. There is also a fab little area where you can purchase tea/coffee and rest for a while. I have recently taken my 98 yr old Gran here in her wheelchair. There is great ramp entrance to the side, but then turning to enter through the door is not overly easy.

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“loose yourself in the history”
Reviewed 15 December 2013

this is one of the best things about selby the rest of it can sink back into the river ouse but this place and the reason for it being built is one of th few reasons to make the effort to stop off.

Visited June 2013
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