Ampleforth Visitors

20 December 2014

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.

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

Christmas Opening Times

Abbey Tea Room - Closed 24th December  - Sunday 4th January inclusive

Abbey Shop - Closed 24th December - Friday 2nd January inclusive

Visitor Centre - Closed Sunday 21st December - Friday 2nd January inclusive

Ampleforth Abbey Orchard Tours 2015

Dates for our 2015 Tours have been confirmed and can be found here

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