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A beautiful budding exhibiting lots of history! We were sorry that they chained book library was closed, but there was an informative video about it, and the wall painting was fascinating. As with so many churches, the Victorians had messed it around a bit, but...More
The title says it all. I did go on a Sunday afternoon, about 2pm, only to find a notice on the door saying it was closed and to come back Monday-Friday. Which I found very strange in a church, as I thought Sunday would be...More
Wonderful building with an extremely interesting history. The story of the astronomical clock and the quarter jack is fascinating. The colourful decorations hanging inside the church are made by the local children and are very effective and are quite beautiful to see.
Went here with family. My father in law talked to an elderly woman who gave some more background information about the minster, the tombs and its 1400's astronomical clock.
It can be seen from a different perspective through the window of the upper lunch room...More
This is a beautiful building with lots of history and twin towers. The church bells chime the quarter hours and the old clock in the bapistry is something worth seeing. The quarter-hour chime is rung by a figure of a Grenadier Guard on the outside...More
This magnificent Minster is well worth a visit .The interior has some beautiful features to admire.
The astronomical clock (c1320) can be found in the Baptistry and the 3000 pipe organ is a real gem.
The construction of this and other Cathedrals never fails to...More
This is a beautiful building with plenty of history.
Locals will identify with this Minster as there are plenty of past dignitaries from the area interred here.
Even HenryVII's grandparenrts are intombed here.
Its well worth the visit.
This was my first visit to Wimborne Minster and The Chained Library what a fantastic display of architecture and history.
I have to admit my ignorance of chained libraries until I visited Wimborne Minster. We were given a tour & talk of the library and...More
Our first visit to this lovely Minster. A service was due within the hour we got there. We were welcomed to look around. Most churches feel austere this one has something special about it, you can feel it is loved by its parishioners as the...More