Welcome to the Abbey of Our Lady of Quarr, a monastery on the Isle of Wight. Situated just off the south coast of England, Quarr is home to a small group of Benedictine monks who dedicate their lives to the glory of God. We welcome you to join us here and discover the peace, beauty and tranquility of Quarr.
During this uncertain time, and the lifting of restrictions we are advising visitors the wearing of face masks is preferred in our indoor spaces if they can. Hand sanitising stations are also available.
We request that visitors continue to use one way systems where indicated. QR codes are available to check in with NHS Track and Test.
Thank you for your support.
A selection of Quarr Abbey books are now available to order through bookshop.org, For every book sold Quarr Abbey will receive a % of the sale which will help us with the extensive repairs and running costs of Quarr Abbey.
For those who want to share in the spiritual life of the community by attending the offices, offering a mass, asking for prayers, meeting with a priest or a monk, considering a monastic vocation or becoming an oblate.
We are always looking for ways to develop and improve Quarr, without disturbing its unique tranquility.
Uncover the unique architecture of the abbey built in 1907 for the French Benedictine monks of Solesmes exiled on the Island. Set amongst acres of countryside upon the Isle of Wight’s
Visit us and discover the peace and tranquillity of Quarr. Learn more about the abbey in our visitor-centre and enjoy visual arts in the gallery. Take solace in our Tea Shop or take home a slice of Quarr from our Farm Shop.