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Quarr Abbey

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Address: Ryde PO33 4ES, England
Phone Number: 01983-88-24-20
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The monastery is a beautiful place with chapel for pilgrims quiet reflection well tended gardens and best cup of tea on the island

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The monastery is a beautiful place with chapel for pilgrims quiet reflection well tended gardens and best cup of tea on the island

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely pigs that u can feed with food from the shop. Nice woodland walk. Looked like a nice cafe but we didn't use as had only just had breakfast.

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nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely walk around a very interesting location. Nice cafe and well stocked shop and bookshop, as well as detailed history of the abbey.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A lovely morning spent in the grounds of the abbey . A woodland walk , and a walk to the ruined abbey .There is a farm shop and cafe where we had lovely coffee and cake , not the cheapest but as there was not a charge to enter grounds would be a pleasant way to spend a morning or... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Tranquil setting, lovely gardens, great cafe and a sow that had 11 little piglets. All the gardens were immaculate as was the cafe. Friendly staff and free to go into. Lovely place to go and just have a coffee or a snack with a friend or two.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

What a lovely building and place to visit! Great to go and look round, great architecture! We visited the tea room and may I say absolutely wonderful food! Full of flavour and great service from the girls who were working there. I had a BLT sandwich and I think it's probably one of the best Ive ever tasted! We took... More 

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Harrow, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a working monastery, home to a small number of Benedictine monks, set in beautiful grounds only about 5 minutes away from the ferry terminal at Fishbourne. There is a visitor centre where the history of the abbey is explained, from the early settlement in the 12th century through the dissolution by Henry VIII to the arrival of displaced... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

started on the coastal path at Ryde, across the greenery of the local golf course, through a thatched village , pass fields of sheep and the old abbey ruins with the back drop of a shimmering Solent sea to be fortunate enough (1pm) to be able to drop into the incredible multi bricked newer abbey with sun streaming down on... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love Quarr Abbey. I've been here more times than I can remember, and often on my own, or with a friend. I take my youngest son occasionally to feed the animals, and I've seen Shakespeare performed in the gardens. It truly is a fabulous place; whether you need some solitude, or want to savour the fantastic cakes and food... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

After a long walk from Ryde on a Sunday it was great to be able to drop into Quarr Abbey's cafe and sample some of the good food on offer. Even though it was fairly busy its kitchen - visible from the service counter and looking very clean - we got our hot food quickly and just right. As it... More 

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Address: Address: Ryde PO33 4ES, England
Phone Number: 01983-88-24-20
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ryde

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