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Malmesbury Abbey

Holloway, Malmesbury SN16 9BA, England
+44 1666 82666
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The abbey is a historic, tranquil place to visit. It is a must see if you're in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andrea d
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
worth going out of your way for

to start - a reasonably priced car park free for 2 hours, £2.40 for 4 hours just below the abbey... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ianc222243
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Holloway, Malmesbury SN16 9BA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The abbey is a historic, tranquil place to visit. It is a must see if you're in the area. The volunteers are so helpful and are happy to tell you about the fascinating history.

Thank andrea d
Reviewed 3 days ago

to start - a reasonably priced car park free for 2 hours, £2.40 for 4 hours just below the abbey (steps to go up to the abbey itself). It is situated in what used to be the the railway station. A very old Abbey, early...More

Thank ianc222243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful old building with a lovely tranquil atmosphere. Lots of information on its history readily available. Fantastic ceiling which has been recently restored. churchyard also lovely to wander round. As it is free entry, we popped in a couple of times. Services still take place...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst in malmesbury we visted the Abbey and wha ta lovely experience, with some beautiful music in the background, very clean and tidy. Beautiful atmosphere, and the history - wow - worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank ThomasSwindon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warmly welcomed at the Abbey. Such a stunning building and very worthwhile visiting. Recommend cafe too

Thank jehinch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an awe inspiring ancient building with the impressive and important Tomb of King Athelstan. Helpful guides and information sheets are readily available.

Thank 162Ruby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place from the musket holes in the walls to the ruined towers. Amazing place to walk round and very welcoming inside too

Thank Dirtbiker1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abbey is a beautiful building and is still used as a regular place of worship. Entrance was free and it was a pleasant way to spend an hour wandering around this historic place.

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. A littler Abby ruin than some but still worth the visit and still plenty of it standing to get a good idea of what it was like back in the day. Only about a hour and a half of your time...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real gem, even though only part of it survives. Tomb of St Athelstane a powerful feature. Abbey's cafe and shop both very good; former serves light lunches as well as teas and coffee.. Immediately adjacent to town centre, with attractive shops and townscape.

Thank Amy A
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