Guest House

Please note: The guest house will reopen on the 18th May but with reduced occupancy to four people at any one time on the 21st June this will increase to 8 people at any one time.

In the spirit of the Gospel and of the Holy Rule the Community at Quarr seeks to welcome warmly all guests to the monastic guest house.

All our guests are encouraged to share in the Liturgy of the Hours which forms the framework of the monastic day. We hope that by sharing in the prayer and the silence of the monastery our guests may be able to come closer to God.

“I was a stranger and you welcomed me”

Matthew 25:35

The Abbey Church is open to all for private prayer and there is also the smaller Pilgrim Chapel which guests and visitors are very welcome to use for prayer and meditation. As well as this, the Abbey is set in over a hundred acres of very beautiful grounds and there are also many fine walks available on the Island within easy reach of the monastery.

The Guest Masters are responsible for the welfare of guests during their stay. Priests are available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and one of the Community will be available if a guest just wants to talk for any reason whatever.

“All guests are to be welcomed as Christ.”

Rule of St. Benedict Chapter 53

The Guest House contains ten rooms with eleven beds. Three of the rooms are en suite and one of them has full facilities for use by a disabled person with a wheelchair. All the rooms have hot and cold water, and there are adequate modern shower and washing facilities provided.

Any enquires please contact us via our enquiry form here or +44 (0) 1983 882420 ex 212

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Welcome to the Abbey of Our Lady of Quarr, a monastery on the Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England. It is home to a small group of Benedictine monks who strive to dedicate their lives to the glory of God, and whose day is characterised by prayer, work and community life.

Quarr Abbey is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Visitors are welcome to attend worship in the Abbey Church. You can visit our gardens, take refreshment in our Tea Shop and find out about the monastery in our Visitor Centre. The Farm Shop offers home grown produce and the Monastery Shop religious articles, books and souvenirs. There is a new exhibition of the work of local artists every week in the gallery.

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