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Quarr Abbey

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Peaceful place

Peaceful and beautiful this working abbey is a great place to go for a walk, hang on a fence... read more

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KristaBratton
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Freshwater, United Kingdom
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So quiet

Free to look round, although we made a donation. Looked in the church and a monk was praying, so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
berty-c
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews peaceful place tea shop farm shop woodland walk feed the pigs art exhibition tea room beautiful building benedictine monks book shop peace and tranquility lovely grounds red squirrels working monastery well worth a visit red brick local artists
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Reviewed today via mobile

Peaceful and beautiful this working abbey is a great place to go for a walk, hang on a fence watching the pigs root around or learn about the history of the abbey. The farm shop sells lots of goods made at the abbey and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KristaBratton
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free to look round, although we made a donation. Looked in the church and a monk was praying, so quiet and solemn. Walked to old ruins where it was before. Bought a few things in visitor centre and shop, they have a tea room although...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank berty-c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a tranquil sit following a visit to the abbey. Food is of a good standard and tasty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Westerlygirl24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buildings are all brick so a bit imposing - you can only get into the chapel which for me was dark and gloomy even after the eyes adjusted; I would love to have heard some live music in here. Gardens have echoes of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn`t know what i hoped to gain from visiting this place,passed it many times so finally we decided to go in.Started off with a tea and the usual latte,staff pleasant,drinks good but a little noisy due to being quite busy but probably better when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joanne m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place, great tea room. We saw two red squirrels and bought some plants. The chapel is peaceful and the woods are a great place to see birds

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hillary428
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Called in at Quarr with a friend intending to just have a coffee - had to had food as I remembered how good it was! Had the soup of the day - tomato with chili - and it was brilliant - very tasty and nicely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Wonderful place to visit even though the shop and cafe being closed. Lovely walks, saw a buzzard but no squirrels. Lovely peaceful surroundings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Corinne B
Reviewed December 13, 2018

There are not many places where you can visit both a working abbey and the remains of the old abbey, all set in beautiful gardens and sea views. Delicious cafe and the chance to buy fruit and vegetables grown on site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

A number of friends suggested we visit and despite coming to the island for a number of years we never had. We were not disappointed. There is a beautiful peaceful atmosphere and the church and information about it’s construction is fascinating. There is a small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobH764
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tracyf0wler
October 29, 2018|
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Response from julie q | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes happy to confirm there are inside and outside tables here.
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956dianep
May 16, 2018|
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Response from JudithW905 | Reviewed this property |
A morning or afternoon would be suitable, remember to go and see the old ruins as well, make time for a stop in the little cafe....enjoy
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inkentandfedup
July 20, 2017|
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Response from RhinoKellie | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are allowed in the grounds but not the actual Abbey itself. I did a quick Google search and it appears to be guide dogs only. Hope that helps you.
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