Nestled in a scenic valley lies Roche Abbey. This Cistercian monastery in South Yorkshire is a great place for a family day out.

What to do at Roche Abbey

  • Head to the stream and enjoy a relaxing picnic.
  • Visit the remains of the gatehouse.
  • View the amazing transept walls that have survived through the years.


  • Accessible toilets are in the building.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.
  • Ground floor is wheelchair accessible, however, they can’t be loaned out.
  • Disabled parking is available.
  • There isn’t any lifts on site.
  • Braille guides are available.
  • Portable induction loops are available.

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Q When is last admission?

30 minutes before closing time.

Q Do I need to book?

For now, you must book timed-tickets in advance to visit Roche Abbey.
You can arrive at any point within an hour of the time shown on your ticket and may then stay for as long as you wish.

Q Is Roche Abbey dog friendly?

Dogs are permitted but must be on lead.

Q Is food and drink available for purchase?

Hot drinks can be purchased from the vending machine and the souvenir shop sells snacks and cold drinks.

Q Is there free parking?

There is a small car park located 250m from the admission point which fits about 10 cars. This car park is at the end of a small cobbled road and is also used by walkers, so if booking allows, we advise avoiding busier times.

There are 2 disabled parking spaces are available directy beside the admission point.

Q Are there toilets?

Yes, including an accessible toilet.

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