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Quarr Abbey

Ryde PO33 4ES, England
+44 1983 882420
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Interesting and Free

Very interesting retreat for Monks grow there own vegistables and there own beer.Abbey very clear... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barry H
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

I live not far from Quarr and visit regularly. It has immense atmosphere, both the modern Abbey and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John E
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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“tea shop” (42 reviews)
“peaceful place” (33 reviews)
“farm shop” (24 reviews)
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Ryde PO33 4ES, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting retreat for Monks grow there own vegistables and there own beer.Abbey very clear how the Abbey started cafe clean serves meals good prices.Bus stops outside from Ryde.

Thank Barry H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I live not far from Quarr and visit regularly. It has immense atmosphere, both the modern Abbey and the ruins. Plenty of parking. There is a coffee shop with outside seating suitable for dog owners although dogs are not allowed inside. There are formal gardens...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. It was very relaxing and so much to learn. Lovely. Great walks. Amazing work made the monks. Nice little tea shop.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this beautiful place for a couple of hours, not having any idea what to expect. The visitor centre was very interesting, giving the history of the Abbey and its current work and worship. The film of life there was really interesting and peaceful....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After walking from Ryde town via the Golf Course up to Quarr Abbey, my daughter & I stopped for lunch. I had a lovely piece of “humming bird” cake whilst my daughter had gluten free almond & dime cake. Highly recommend the walk & food.

Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soup was lukewarm, everything else we had was ok. However the smoke from wood burner was very heavy, as we had asthmatics in our party not helpful. Nor would I think it is good for the staff’s health long term. Will still go back as...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for stroll on Sunday had very good coffee in the cafe, very reasonable meal prices Monday to Thursday 2 courses for 2 people £17 .

Thank Jackie P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’d never hear of Quarr Abbey but saw the sign and thought we’d go for a potter. I love architecture and was blown away by the abbey. I’ve never seen anything similar, a stunning dramatic building. The cafe was nice, warm and offered comfort food,...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

A modern working abbey in beautiful restful grounds, garden and ruins. The small chapel behind the main building is so perfect for quiet refection and pray. The main building is redbrick inside, minimalist and modern. The cafe has inside seating as well as outside wonderful...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Quarr Abbey on our way to the ferry after a weekend on the Isle of Wight, and although we didn't have long (about 90mins), we walked around the very pretty building and enjoyed a great coffee and cake in the cafe. Friendly...More

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inkentandfedup
21 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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Doug A
24 April 2017|
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Yes I think so
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Ian B
20 January 2017|
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Response from Elisabeth H | Reviewed this property |
It's on the Isle of Wight, get a number 9 bus from ryde station then you need to walk down the road opposite the bus stop , the conductor will show you, . It's about a ten minute walk but there are pigs to look at on the way... More
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