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Address: The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1757 703123
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Beautiful and lots of history all around you

People are friendly and willing to answer questions. Great pieces of history in a truly historic part of Yorkshire. Who who had thought so much could come from this small sleepy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Selby, United Kingdom
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Selby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

People are friendly and willing to answer questions. Great pieces of history in a truly historic part of Yorkshire. Who who had thought so much could come from this small sleepy town! Medieval England at its best! Can you find the Washington window? Look for the US flag. How about the leper's squint?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must to visit this beautiful, well preserved, historical Building. It's magnificent inside and out, full of history. The inside is amazing, you don't know where to look to the ceiling or around you. Display boards in the entrance and around the Abbey, telling, explaining, the history of the Abbey. From Monk's to Kings, to 3 White Swans emblem of... More 

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Thank Janet H
Snaith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful Abby with many interesting items to see, it is right in the heart of the town very easy to find

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Thank Liz S
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The abbey commands the centre of selby and is breathtakingly beautiful. Great gardens and seating areas.

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Kiveton, null, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No one should go to Selby without visiting the Abbey, it's such a lovely peaceful atmosphere. My Grandchildren are lucky enough to be able to use the abbey for school occasions and to see them there in the beautiful setting is very moving

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant free old historical building the stain class windows are lovely. Outside is history too around the grounds easy to find in the centre of Selby coffee shop inside too

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Selby Abbey is a lovely Church both outdoor and indoor, well worth a visit,a very peaceful atmosphere inside the church at most times but can get busy with the asian tourists coming to see where one of their film stars was married.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this church many times since I was a teenager on school trips. Recently I walked my grandson around. he was over-awed by the interior scale of the place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without the abbey, Selby may well be a.n.other little country town. In the humble opinion of this visitor from out of town, it's the stand out wow factor. Imposing, impressive, towering yet graceful. Worthy of a detour if nearby. And a gentle explore of the canal afterwards

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

For those of us who love a good abbey then Selby has a good one. We were there for a wedding which was conducted well with a mildly contemporary feel. Had time to have a good look around and some aspects worth studying. The only thing that slightly marred the wedding was the number of tourists allowed close access to... More 

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