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Quarr Abbey

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Address: Ryde PO33 4ES, England
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We visited the abbey on our way back to the ferry on the way home. What a delightful atmosphere, and location. We were unable to gain access at certain times due to services as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Sarah H
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the abbey on our way back to the ferry on the way home. What a delightful atmosphere, and location. We were unable to gain access at certain times due to services as it was a sunday, but please do not let this deter you as you are welcome at the service. There is plently of space to just... More 

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Thank Sarah H
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for a tea and pop for the grandkids. They loved it. Staff are magic . This a place you drive past but turn in and take a look .

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Thank peter C
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only reason why we went there was that we were too early for our ferry. I don't regret that I went there. You can seance the spirit, the entry is free I would definitely recommend to visit that church.

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Thank 19Ross85
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great destination, especially after a coastal walk. It's so peaceful and in the summer you can sit in the garden and listen to birds singing and the church bells. The cake is delicious and the coffee well made.

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Thank Nat N
Hastings, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 15year old son to visit the monastery to photo the stunning brickwork outside, the sun shone and he took some lovely shots, I went inside the monastery, a beautiful calm place.

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Thank MrsD62
Ryde, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and enjoyable at any time of year. Walk from Ryde and then on to Fishbourne. Stop at the tea room for lunch or cake. Visit the shop and information center and any exhibition that is on. The Abbey is modern but restful.

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Thank Catherine B
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about an hour here and it was lovely. Great place to look around, very relaxing and peaceful within the Abbey. Beautiful grounds and ruins just a short walk away.

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Thank Lisamariebrown
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful would take mum again, tea garden is lovely and well tended. Good amount of parking. Wisteria is beautiful and one of the best I've seen.

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Thank Helena D
Woking, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small cafe attached to the working Benedictine Abbey, rebuilt a few years ago with appropriate oak framed windows, decor. and old kitchen type hardwood furniture. Menu good for snacks and lunches. A visit to the Abbey Visitor Centre and the Church also well worthwhile.

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Thank Malcolm P
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A chance stop took us to this beautiful place of quiet. The fascinating brickwork and artistic use of the simple red brick. Lots of history and gardens to enjoy, although it was raining. A return visit is needed in better weather. The cafe was delightful and the food yummy. 5 minutes from the Fishbourne ferry , a nature place to... More 

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