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Jervaulx Abbey

East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Lovely place

We visited years ago , and decided to go back . The place is lovely , great views of the abbey... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile

Visited again for the fourth time yesterday. We love the ride over from the lakes and the views... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Average6%
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“tea room” (69 reviews)
“guide book” (25 reviews)
“honesty boxes” (11 reviews)
East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited years ago , and decided to go back . The place is lovely , great views of the abbey , the ruines are very quiet . The grass is well kept , new fencing is being put round the abbey . Well worth...More

Thank gothicwax
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited again for the fourth time yesterday. We love the ride over from the lakes and the views were amazing yesterday. It is one of my favourite places on a warm sunny day to sit and contemplate, so peaceful and at one with nature. Even...More

Thank willowtraveller6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to imagine what a bustling place this must have once been! The remains of what once was a magnificent Abbey community is now an atmospheric ruin with conservation being minimal to maintain for future generations. Plenty quiet spots to relax and soak in the...More

Thank MGTD2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have loved this site for many years - the feeling of peace and tranquillity is amazing. They rely on people being trustworthy enough to use an honesty box - I hate to think anyone wouldn't! It is worth every penny and more. We have...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the abbey on a sunny morning with my god sons. They absolutely adored the place and scrambled around the ruins, playing hide and seek. Beautiful setting. Well kept grounds. Good stock of information. The monks who built it knew a good thing when they...More

Thank NickandNell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place and very peaceful. Love the wild flowers and the sense of gentle decay. Well worth the trip.

Thank Vince F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jervaulx is one of the best and prettiest ruined abbeys in the country. Many photo opportunities, the best times are early morning and late evening, the abbey faces South across parkland.

Thank HelterSkelterScape
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

1  Thank pato011
Reviewed 15 July 2017

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 1 July 2017

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
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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