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Sherborne Abbey

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Beautiful building

Visited on the off chance. So glad we did; a beautiful church with a magnificent golden glow from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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A beautiful Abbey in this lovely town

This beautiful Abbey is worth a visit..Long ago I regularly attended the annual Carol service and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Calne, United Kingdom
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The Parish Office 3 Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on the off chance. So glad we did; a beautiful church with a magnificent golden glow from the stonework. Our 3 yr old son also enjoyed his visit with some children’s books thoughtfully left out

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed it here having spent four hours inside the Abbey learning all about the history. The gardens and tea room were good as well

Thank Penny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful Abbey is worth a visit..Long ago I regularly attended the annual Carol service and it was a trip down memory lan on this occasion.

Thank stephaniejones523
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this location to see a concert given by The Dorset Police Male Voice Choir joined by The Avon and Somerset Police Male Voice Choir. This was a fantastic evening of wonderful music performed by 2 very good choirs. Highly recommended.

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome to see the change of guard, now that the church of England has let their guard down and adapted to more equality in religion. Many of the old grumbling guard faces since left, and we are gifted with smiling, warm people such as in...More

Thank Y1223XBlucyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful abbey in the town of Shaftesbury. The stained glass windows and ceilings are amazing. There is a lovely peaceful feeling inside and is wonderfully maintained.

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Visited in early August. When we entered the Abbey it was apparent that there was a concert going on. I was going to respectfully leave and come back later, however the very friendly staff ushered us in and said we were quite welcome to stand...More

Thank Anarchon
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Sherborne for lunch and decided to pop into the Abbey an amazing piece of history which apparently takes £2 a minute to run the Abbey is vast and so many different things to look at it is well worth a visit. While we...More

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Sherborne Abbey is extremely beautiful, and was an extremely significant building in historic Sherborne. The architecture inside is beautiful, and the collection of old (rather deteriorated) flags is nice. What's more, it's free to go in with a donation box at hand. This is good,...More

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great visit and helpful guide who answered all the questions. Relaxed feeling & peaceful place to visit. Loved the portable mirror to be able to look a the fantastic ceiling

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Response from SuePaz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It’s about a 5minute walk depending on your ability.
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Response from JessiesGrandma47 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is large Car Park called Culverhayes, off Lomg Street or other access from Ludboune Road. Also other Pay And Display behind Half Moon Hotel, and off Trendle Street. There is some roadside parking in streets a... More