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Address: The Crescent, Selby YO8 4PU, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1757 703123
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Gem in small town

Wonderful abbey, with bits of architecture dating back almost 1000 years. It belongs to a genre dotted all over Yorkshire. Unlike similar major attractions (e.g., York), it is far... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ames, Iowa
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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful abbey, with bits of architecture dating back almost 1000 years. It belongs to a genre dotted all over Yorkshire. Unlike similar major attractions (e.g., York), it is far less crowded and so, the experience is much better.

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Malton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we popped in here on a whim and wow is all i can say!!! just amazing the architecture is so fabulous lots of lovely photo opportunities and the staff very helpful and informative well worth a visit

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely to take my paints and enjoy the and all that's around it. The abbey makes a lovely subject for any artist. I enjoyed it immensely.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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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Snaith, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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29 reviews
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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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