Ampleforth Visitors

24 July 2014

Visitors Leaflet

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Welcome to Ampleforth Abbey



Visiting Ampleforth Abbey

Whether you are looking for a tour of the Abbey, beautiful walks or simply time to reflect, you are assured of a warm welcome. Visitors are invited to spend the day at Ampleforth and enjoy the facilities that we offer including the Abbey Tea Room with a fantastic selection of food and beverages, the Abbey Shop and our state-of-the-art Visitor Centre, providing a comprehensive insight into the history of Ampleforth.

Due to Community retreat and Chapter we are unable to offer an Abbey Tour on Thursday 7th August but you are still very welcome to visit the grounds and Abbey.

Admission to the Abbey and Grounds is free but we do welcome donations to support the work of the Abbey and the Benedictine Community.

Ampleforth Abbey Apple Tours

We have spaces available on our next apple tour on Wednesday 9th July at 10:30. For further information click Apple Tour

Thursday Evenings at Ampleforth

This series of taster retreats give visitors a chance to take part in a retreat led by a member of the Monastic Community. Running every second Thursday of the month, the evenings include afternoon tea, an optional tour of the Abbey, supper and a mini retreat. Topics so far this year have included: Marriage in the 21st Century, Tidings of Great Joy, The Relevance of the Rule of St. Benedict and The Art of Listening. For information click Thursday Evening

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