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Sherborne Abbey

Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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A haven of peace and beautiful architecture with an absolutely stunning ceiling towering above... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Surrey, United Kingdom
God are you listening?

Was trying to find prayer book to make a prayer and it seemed God or the vicar had had enough of me... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A haven of peace and beautiful architecture with an absolutely stunning ceiling towering above you. There are free written guides to the Abbey which are very useful as otherwise you might miss some of the more interesting points. However I would suggest checking out the...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was trying to find prayer book to make a prayer and it seemed God or the vicar had had enough of me that day and the prayer book was else where. Like this place. It's got a good ambiance.

Thank onestopchai2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whenever I enter this building I am transported into another world of amazing architecture, family history and such a depth of community, it always brings me to a peaceful state of mind. At Christmas time the interior is warm and beautifully decorated with flowers and...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a wonderful day walking through Sherborne we all popped in to see this stunning Abbey. The grounds are well kept and just a nice relaxing place to visit.

Thank 1964mh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its beautiful place clean we enjoyed our visit wee will be taking our friends in the future and we can recommend the place area is clean beautiful country side .

Thank Yolly G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

worth viewing, if you like looking over these types buildings check this one out.there is lots of history to look at the staff were very helpful if you want to know more about the Abbey

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place loved every minute , it's a must see . We attended the Christmas Carol service .

Thank Mrs M B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Beautiful Abbey - one of the nicest we have visited. So much to see and read about with its close connection to the Dorset Regiment.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is particularly a very interesting Abbey with a great amount of history. The grounds that surround, with the quaint houses make it a pleasure to walk around

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It's definitely worth stopping in Sherborne to visit this wonderful abbey church (nothing much remains of the abbey itself, thanks to Henry VIII). On a frosty November morning the exterior of the church was glowing golden in the sunlight as we stood at the Norman...More

Thank j1954g
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