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Quarr Abbey

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beautiful place with a great cafe

Called in at Quarr with a friend intending to just have a coffee - had to had food as I remembered... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sarah M
Wonderful!

Wonderful place to visit even though the shop and cafe being closed. Lovely walks, saw a buzzard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Corinne B
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All reviews peaceful place tea shop farm shop woodland walk feed the pigs tea room art exhibition beautiful building benedictine monks book shop peace and tranquility lovely grounds working monastery well worth a visit red squirrels red brick local artists
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in at Quarr with a friend intending to just have a coffee - had to had food as I remembered how good it was! Had the soup of the day - tomato with chili - and it was brilliant - very tasty and nicely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit even though the shop and cafe being closed. Lovely walks, saw a buzzard but no squirrels. Lovely peaceful surroundings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 14 December 2018

There are not many places where you can visit both a working abbey and the remains of the old abbey, all set in beautiful gardens and sea views. Delicious cafe and the chance to buy fruit and vegetables grown on site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A number of friends suggested we visit and despite coming to the island for a number of years we never had. We were not disappointed. There is a beautiful peaceful atmosphere and the church and information about it’s construction is fascinating. There is a small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobH764
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Visited on Sunday morning for brunch . Entrance door was locked and staff didn’t even realise . Dirty sticky tables . Supervisor looked incredibly miserable and was rude . Asked for tap water with coffee, never got it . Absolute chaos at the till ....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

For a place to spend a relaxing and reflective hour or two or to take a nice walk it is worth checking out

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danwI1921UR
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

In our quest to find free things to do on the island we ended up at Quarr Abbey expecting to spend an hour or so here. There was much more to see that we expected! Firstly there are delightful friendly pigs that you can feed....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarciaBrown
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Visited on a rainy day so there were few people about. We visited the Abbey and discovered the interesting history of its construction from the visitors' centre. Impressive brickwork although a bit bleak inside. Nice place to contemplate in the peaceful environment and walk in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MWC-UK
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is a lovely location to wander around. It is quiet and so restful. There is plenty to see and some wonderful walks. Probably not a whole day activity (unless you want to sit and read in the peace and quiet!!!) The food in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank micheleiow
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends - spend approx 45 mins which was fine for us. One of our group had stayed for a week last year so it was like having our own personal guide! Very pleased we visited. Please note though the post...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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tracyf0wler
29 October 2018|
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Response from julie q | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes happy to confirm there are inside and outside tables here.
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956dianep
16 May 2018|
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Response from JudithW905 | Reviewed this property |
A morning or afternoon would be suitable, remember to go and see the old ruins as well, make time for a stop in the little cafe....enjoy
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inkentandfedup
20 July 2017|
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Response from RhinoKellie | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are allowed in the grounds but not the actual Abbey itself. I did a quick Google search and it appears to be guide dogs only. Hope that helps you.
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