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Lovely ruin

I imagine on a glorious summers day this is a beautiful spot because it has to be said even on a... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Bispham, United Kingdom
Beautiful setting

After driving past the Abbey many times we decided to visit. This is a tranquil and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Jervaulx Abbey East Witton, Jervaulx HG4 4PH, England
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

I imagine on a glorious summers day this is a beautiful spot because it has to be said even on a drizzly day it was a nice spot to visit. A privately owned ruined abbey it is is discernoible in shape as a building ratherv...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

After driving past the Abbey many times we decided to visit. This is a tranquil and beautiful place. We paid to visit the Abbey but actually spent much longer outside the Abbey grounds enjoying the beautiful countryside on the bridleway paths and views of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Situated on private land - there is an honesty box both in the car park over the road and at the entrance to the abbey itself. The ruins are an interesting place to wander with plenty of atmosphere set in beautiful countryside - although it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JRJ1960
Reviewed 30 October 2018

As we have been visiting Jervaulx Abbey for over twenty years now, it being one of our most favourite places, we found out on one of our recent visits of the floodlighting event in aid of the Herriot Hospice, and could not miss this. What...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daphne H
Reviewed 27 October 2018

What a wonderful way to view this abbey. Beautiful coloured lights illuminated this privately owned abbey in a very evocative way. Added bonus was that this was done by the owners as a fundraiser for local charity Herriot Hospice Homecare. Great tearooms with lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frnco1066
Reviewed 20 October 2018

After a wonderful week of exploring the North Yorkshire area we came across 'Jervaulx' had a walk around the Abbey, the grounds are meticulous kept, the peace and tranquility is not to be missed, met the very informative Ian Burden who was doing the final...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Jervaulx Abbey is well known for its sense of peace and tranquillity but there is a related car park, tea room and visitor centre just across the road. Being privately/family owned, there are very limited funds to cover the continual needs of the structural remains...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This has now become quite a popular place to visit. Privately owned with an honesty box for suggested donation. It really is amazing and years ago very fee visitors. But it's a large enough site to wander and feels tranquil. Parking, cafe and loos -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2crumblies
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We have just had the most amazing weekend here at the Abbey for our daughters wedding. The Abbey is stunning and was the perfect location and despite getting caught up in a storm covering the majority of the country the day before, the sun came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank harrison164
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The ruins are in private hands and admission is by honesty box as well as the car parking. Little conservation work has been done and nature is taking it's toll on the remains. Signs not to climb on the monument- they are fragile and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jeremy G
29 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