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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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well worth a visit

lovely abby inside and out,and ifyou find someone they will tell you about the history of.always has craft fairs here aswell they have plenty going on

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Selby, United Kingdom
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Selby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

lovely abby inside and out,and ifyou find someone they will tell you about the history of.always has craft fairs here aswell they have plenty going on

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West Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The title is a bit mis-leading, as apart from a plethora of supermarkets there isn't much to see in Selby. The abbey is a quiet, tranquil place away from the bustle of the shopping area. It is free to go in and has several points of interest. I liked the little figures hidden in the columns of the structure and... More 

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Peacehaven
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We attended a wedding here. It's a beautiful abbey to visit. The stained glass windows are wonderful

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I liked the place but the people of selby spoilt it the high rate of drug dealers and violence I saw in the open selby isnt family friendly or safe

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Howden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

What a fantastic building this, fantastic from the outside but found the inside to be warm and welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited many times. A beautiful, tranquil building with a soul of its own. Interesting history and lots of little hidden treasures. The jewel of Selby!

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

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

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

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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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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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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