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Sherborne Abbey

Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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Almost lost it

Warning there are two Abbeys the Old Abbey and the new. Costly for the new one, but the Old Abbey... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Will R
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Luton, United Kingdom
Absolutely Stunning

The abbey is absolutely stunning both inside and out. The stain glass windows are out of this world... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Charlie2765
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
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+44 1935 812452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Warning there are two Abbeys the Old Abbey and the new. Costly for the new one, but the Old Abbey ruins are up a single road behind the new one.Quite a lot of the Abbey still standing, with a pleasant walk around with a lot...More

Thank Will R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The abbey is absolutely stunning both inside and out. The stain glass windows are out of this world and there is a lovely memorial area for the Devon and Dorset regiment. Will definitely go back.

Thank Charlie2765
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

(A note of caution: check when it's open before you go. It's closed Mondays and Fridays). It's not the most attractive building from the outside, but there's plenty of interest inside with lots of rooms to visit. Knowledgeable guides to add more information; just ask....More

Thank Eat-it-up-wor-Edna
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful church. It is a must see if you are visiting Sherborne. It is well cared for and has wonderful volunteers to help if you have questions.

Thank hotflash27
Reviewed 1 week ago

this Abbey needs as much help as it can get due to costs of keeping the doors open to the public it is well worth a visit the stained glassed windows are beautiful & there is a lovely little hidden quiet area inside the Abbey...More

Thank lesleya887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived in Sherborne and can't resist visiting the Abbey whenever I pass by. Helpful volunteers to answer questions.

Thank melandlesley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the past 20 years I have always walked past but me and my wife decided to have a look inside it was absolutely mind blowing it was a pleasure to walk round this wonderful church steeped in history we are thinking of going back...More

Thank Rubbishmover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Treated my grandchildren to a bit of my history visiting the abbey. Showed them all around including the choir room where from 7yrs - 15yrs I was a member, and head choirboy. Such a beautiful building.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to be able to attend a choral evensong service on the Sunday of our stay in Sherborne. A lovely choir, in a beautiful setting

Thank Jennifer_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sherborne Abbey is perhaps one of the "undiscovered" masterpieces of English church architecture. I might be wrong here, but it doesn't tend to come up in conversations in the way that Salisbury or Wells cathedrals might. We were persuaded to visit by the animated enthusiasm...More

Thank Aylwin_Forbes
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