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Milton Abbey

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Beautiful church attached to private school, you can visit the church but not the school. The Abby... read more

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Excellent church in a stunning setting.

After wandering around the school grounds for a while, we wandered into the abbey where we were met... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Francis L
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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The Milton Abbey Heritage Trust has been established as a registered charity for the protection, restoration, educational interpretation and development of The Abbey, St. Catherine’s Chapel and the surrounding Capability Brown landscape as buildings...more
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Milton Abbas | Blandford Forum, Milton Abbas DT11 0BZ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful church attached to private school, you can visit the church but not the school. The Abby is in my opinion more Stunning on the outside with its lovely flying buttresses and on the inside the ceiling is pretty special to. We walked to the...More

Thank Pickledill
Reviewed 7 August 2018

After wandering around the school grounds for a while, we wandered into the abbey where we were met by a nice volunteer looking after the abbey who was more than willing to answer questions about the history and current state of the building. There's an...More

Thank Francis L
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Just outside Milton Abbas you find Milton Abbey, an abbey first started by the King of Wessex Athelstan. An great place to visit, both for the history, but also for the architecture - especially the stained glass.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Ever wondered how a ruined abbey looks like fully restored? Well, Milton Abbey is the place. Inside is a very good example of a church built over hundreds of years. Interesting and insightful history on Anglo-Saxon history. The guide in the church was also very...More

1  Thank nick b
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this weekend after deciding to stretch our legs from the Hambro Arms. We were really pleasantly surprised to find the Abbey open while undergoing some careful restoration and maintenance and enjoyed a peaceful few minutes exploring this beautiful site. We...More

Thank Mrs_Gherkins
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Before the dissolution this was a monastery. Purchased by one of the courtiers for £1,000 the property became a grand residence. Extended by the Dormer family, who relocated the village so as not to spoil their view, it is the property we see today. The...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Super charming village..a wonderful day out...though we were drenched..the atmosphere was lively with live music bands of all sorts, folks dressed up in traditional attire..a puppet theatre and dedicated villagers dancing in the pouring rain. Plenty of kiosks with yummy food options galore. I loved...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Well worth a special trip to see this amazing building and note its history. Several ornate and interesting tombs. A refurbishment is taking place but still there is plenty to look at.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We often walk from the village to the Abbey, which is in the grounds of Milton Abbas private school. The building has a fascinating history and is large in scale, but reflects an austerity often found in some buildings of this type. Worth a visit...More

1  Thank ldimage1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful village leading to the impressive Abbey full of history and splendour. Off the main tourist track but well worth a detour-just wonderful 👍🏻

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