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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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We had a delay with our ferry and the chap recommended visiting there as parking was free lovely cafe with good choice of food visited the church and was pleased to have a choir... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a delay with our ferry and the chap recommended visiting there as parking was free lovely cafe with good choice of food visited the church and was pleased to have a choir singing it sounded amazing free ranging chickens which is nice and pigs to feed

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very peaceful place to visit in lovely countryside with a nice little woodland walk and a very good cafe and farm shop. Just the place to spend a quiet hour. I don't think it is overly interesting for children though.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very peaceful place with simple buildings and a pilgrims sanctury. We saw one monk who was pleased to answer a couple of questions. Had the feeling that he was rarely spoken to. The gardens are small, but well laid out and the paths were keeping several childer happy. The ruins of the original Abbey are a short... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely peaceful gardens to have a coffee and cake or snack. Also indoor space if weather is inclement..

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We come here every year. It is such a special place. The abbey is beautiful and you can sit in silence while the world outside goes by. The cafe is good, too. Plenty of choice.

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Thank Gill T
Ryde, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quart Abbey and Monestery is a very quiet and peaceful place.The church is very simple but if you get to hear the Gregorian chanting you are in for a real treat.There are pigs onsite and the gardens are nice to walk through ,although not on a big scale.There are tea rooms where you can buy souvenirs and the fruit and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely setting - rural, peaceful, tranquil. But I was expecting to see - and hear - monks! But there wasn't one in sight! No gregorian chant. No discourse. No spiritual enlightenment. Lots of books for sale and a decent cafe. But no Monks.

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Thank Mark M
Ryde, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything was fantastic until we went for a tea in their cafe. Place was filthy, all the fridges had a stain on them. I've to admit that cakes looked delicious but I didn't buy them as their cake display wasn't clean. Menus on the table are very old, unpleasant to touch :( Pigs were funny.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Past the abbey many times to and from the ferry to Portsmouth and today I decided to pay a visit.easy to park and a short walk to the main buildings.the grounds a well kept with plenty of places to sit and watch the world go by.going into main abbey building is going into a tranquil place to sit and contemplate.we... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place which is home to a working community of Benedictine monks. The abbey is actually only 100 years old. Wonderful grounds and lovely tea shop with super garden area and a wonderful small chapel to be still,reflective and re focus the mind! Very difficult to find this type of special peace and traquality in our ever hectic, frantic... More 

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