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Address: The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
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great little gem

Lovely place, staff are very friendly, has a lovely gift shop that you can browse whilst having a cup of tea and some cake!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Natalie W
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, staff are very friendly, has a lovely gift shop that you can browse whilst having a cup of tea and some cake!

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Thank Natalie W
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The abbey in Selby is quite the landmark. A must see if you're in town. The bells are sometimes rung, and the sound is amazing.

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Thank John W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abbey has a great history. it is well maintained and there are some fascinating thing to read and learn.

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Thank BramleyLoiner21
Budapest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in here on a rainy day and it was a real surprise! Very grand, beautifully decorated with fascinating history. They even have a stained glass window for one of George Washington's ancestors - specially interesting to our American friends! We spent an enjoyable hour or so in here - and not very busy so quite serene

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Thank annieisathome
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous staff, beautiful place and regular fates on and.messy church for the kids once a month...must visit.

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Thank blissy123
Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Selby abbey is a lovely place to visit , it's upkeep is to a very high standard, very friendly staff to answer your questions, a nice little seating area for a drink. The history of it is very well documented all around the abbey, the stained glass windows are lovely, would recommend a visit here .

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Thank janehssmith
Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The abbey has a fantastic history that is well worth exploring. The Washington window, the reconstruction following the 1906 fire the brilliant new organ and all the history that goes with the old monastery. This is an underrated site and well worth a visit

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Thank markadrianh
Somewhere is space & time
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This a beautiful historic building in Yorkshire. The history has links with the history of the USA, the Knights Templar and King Henry VIII as well as many other historical people. There are a few secrets within the layout of the Abbey (which become apparent as you go round and read the signs).

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Thank THED0CT0R
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Although I live in Selby I often go inside, amazingly there is no charge to look round. My parents married here, also myself and daughter and we all feel very privileged to have been able to. It is a beautiful old abbey with wonderful stained glass windows, a superb organ and lots of beautiful carved wood. Quite stunning. If you... More 

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Tickhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

when visiting or even living in Selby a visit is a must. A beautiful church (abbey) the stain glass windows are amazing , its child friendly, i would definitely recommend taking a look

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