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Jervaulx Abbey

East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Charming interlude at the Abbey

Delightful drive to Jervaulx Abbey. Roomy car park. Exactly as described on website. Stony path for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Another memorable visit.

I have been visiting Jervaulx and area since 1983.and I never tire of the place. I do wish more... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“tea room” (50 reviews)
“guide book” (22 reviews)
“honesty boxes” (11 reviews)
East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
+44 1677 460391
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful drive to Jervaulx Abbey. Roomy car park. Exactly as described on website. Stony path for a somewhat bumpy wheelchair ride, although not all the way around was accessible. My wheelchair occupant had a fright on the grass when halted abruptly! We both enjoyed the...More

Thank CaptMish
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I have been visiting Jervaulx and area since 1983.and I never tire of the place. I do wish more people would use the honesty box . The abbey is privately owned and relies on public income to survive. It is worth every penny to visit...More

1  Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This place is just beyond belief! It is so cleverly managed, it conjures up a place of wild abandon, as if you are making an amazing archaeological discovery for the first time, yet the wildlife is somehow tamed to the point that it is not...More

Thank ChrisPduck2
cazz32, Owner at Jervaulx Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

wow what a review, seen as the as we the owners intend, thank you.

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the Abbey after an email from the owner's daughter confirmed my ancestors were buried there. We hired a driver in Leeds and enjoyed the gorgeous scenery and small villages along the way. The Abbey was huge! The internet photos can't do it justice....More

1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A fantastic trip back in time, if you let your imagination go you can picture the monks going about their daily routine. The location is simply stunning with lovely views and walks in the area. Parking is easy in the dedicated car park by the...More

1  Thank ToosumTestRun
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Jervaulx is a privately owned ruined Abbey near to Ripon, in Yorkshire. Very interesting, tranquil place to visit, worth taking your time to wander around using the guide, available for £2.50 and immersing yourself in the the history of the place. Walks in the area,...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A beautiful quiet place to wander around with complete freedom. A real sense of how it might have been to be a monk before Henry got busy. There is a guide book available but unless you feel the need to know what each part of...More

Thank Ewingston
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

absolutely amazing. such beautiful crockery setting staff food tea everything was perfect. the staff especially sylvia treated us like royalty. we will definately be back. thank you so much.

1  Thank Kate J
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We 'came upon' the Abbey quite by surprise whilst travelling cross-country to one of our favourite restaurants and had to stop for a look. The setting band grounds are simply breathtaking, but what is special is the way the ruins have been preserved -rather than...More

Thank analyse999
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Beautiful ruined abbey set in quiet, rolling countryside. There is ample parking at the cafe opposite with an honesty box for £1 parking fee. Cross the road to access the abbey site, be careful because its a fast section of road with a bit of...More

Thank thorntonlass
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Jeremy G
30 March 2016|
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Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
£3 per adult and £1 for parking. There is a box to put this into; the site isn't manned.
20 August 2015|
Response from cazz32 | Property representative |
Hello dogs are allowed as long as they are on leads at all times