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Selby Abbey

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Address: The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1757 703123
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lovely place

This abbey offers peace and tranquillity I have been here on numerous occasions and over the years this market town has improved dramatically. whilst there is not a great deal to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This abbey offers peace and tranquillity I have been here on numerous occasions and over the years this market town has improved dramatically. whilst there is not a great deal to do a visit to the lock where the canal meets the river Ouse to watch the boats negotiate the tidal river is quite amusing to say the least

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Sherburn in Elmet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, ancient Abby, with much to see inside. A small gift shop and tea room add to the flavour. Peaceful, cool and magnificent I always visit and light a candle when in Selby. Step back in time and fell the glory of our gifted ancestors who built this church.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I love visiting the abbey - the history of it is really interesting. My kids love walking around and nosying at all of the statues and different rooms. The little tea room inside is lovely too!

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Nelson UK
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Visited the Abbey on a day trip to Selby. How wonderful this building is. fantastic architecture, steeped in history, hundreds of interesting features and artifacts. A truly calming atmosphere and an enthusiastic group of knowledgeable volunteers who are only to willing to explain in detail anything you wish to know.We went into the abbey thinking it would take about an... More 

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Northumberland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

moved to Selby a couple of years ago but had never visited the Abbey till last week, when, on a shopping trip with the wife into town without coats the heavens opened...ive an idea i said lets check out the abbey... now im not a church goer, im strictly christening, wedding, funeral, same suit with a tie change for each... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Visited the Abbey as part a tour round the Selby area, we real enjoyed our trip, many intersting things to see, a great window for the forces from WW1 with brass displays to the named people lost, plus other displays for WW2 mainly RAF local airfields A very intersting thing was the Lepers squint hole to allow lepers to watch... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A majestic building which sits in a grand place at the end of the main street in Selby. You don't have to pay to go inside and it is the only abbey in Yorkshire which has a roof on it! They often have events inside which are enhanced by the setting. very friendly and helpful guides who will talk about... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Free entry. Washington window - basis for American flag? Coffee and gift shop within building. Craft fayres held within on Bank Holidays. Staff friendly and helpful.

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West Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Was wonderful to see shining bright in the sun and its just as lovely inside, The windows were beautiful and the whole place is so majestic with all kinds of interesting things inside. Go and enjoy, it really is lovely.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

lovely place to go, i cant help wondering why i have not visited before?! parking nearby was only £1 for two hours, another plus. if i ever go again, i think i will ask for a tour rather than go it alone, i am sure we missed quite a bit of intersting details.

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Additional Information about Selby Abbey

Address: The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1757 703123
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Selby
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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