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Sherborne Abbey

Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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A stunningly beautiful and tranquil Abbey

Better than Wells Cathedral and York Minster, both visited recently. A must do when visiting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oxford, United Kingdom
Lovely Abbey in a Delightful town

Dorset boasts many small towns with a lengthy history and Sherborne is a really fine example. Its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leicester - UK
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Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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Reviewed yesterday

Better than Wells Cathedral and York Minster, both visited recently. A must do when visiting Sherborne.

Thank jenny_latimer
Reviewed yesterday

Dorset boasts many small towns with a lengthy history and Sherborne is a really fine example. Its centre is tidy and compact but has a fine Abbey surrounded by many period buildings carefully maintained and protected to keep history alive. The whole area around the...More

Thank Peter_Bromley
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic! must visit place. Great old building lovingly cared for, also great guide books available and beautiful Christmas cards as well. In great position within town attractive inside out, ceiling is incredible.

Thank Agnieszka P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A most beautiful Abbey with much history and a very intimate feel in a lovely setting just off the high street.

Thank UKholidays737
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in a very picturesque square, the abbey dominates as you would expect. Donations accepted for entry. Lots for the enthusiast to see. Some beautiful stained glass. Worth a visit.

Thank StanBrynmawr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How lucky are the people of Sherborne to have this magnificent building for their Parish church. We enjoyed our visit immensely, and I would rate it up there with some of our country's great Cathedrals. The ceiling and the Stained glass are fabulous.

Thank labailey2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, excellent tours, highly recommended. We visited in September 2017 and the Abbey was not to busy. The ceiling is fabulous but you really need to have a tour.

Thank PeterWBrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The centre of Sherborne in every sense of the word. It is the Abbey that gave the and gives the town life. Great worship, great concerts. used for many events

Thank revjvw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Founded in the 8th century and a Saxon cathedral, it was the heart of a monastery until the Dissolution. Sherborne Abbey is an abbey no more: it is a parish church. That said, it is perhaps one of the most impressive parish churches in the...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived following a visit to the old castle while looking for somewhere to lunch. Lunch was quickly forgotten as this building is absolutely stunning. Beautiful fan vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows. Wonderful place to admire the architectural skills of days gone by with amazing...More

Thank traff58
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