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Address: Abbey Close, Sherborne, England
Phone Number: 01935/812452
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Stunning Interior

The abbey was a bit like the Tardis in that it looked much bigger inside than out. Of particular note is the vaulted ceiling and impressive organ loft. Volunteer staff helpful and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
BazJackSalisbury
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The abbey was a bit like the Tardis in that it looked much bigger inside than out. Of particular note is the vaulted ceiling and impressive organ loft. Volunteer staff helpful and friendly. I suggest £5 donation but this wasn't 'pushed' by staff.

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London, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

There's a lot to see inside and its history makes it a must see. It's got more about it than many bigger places.

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Ipplepen, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Whats to say yet another example of a fine medieval Abbey but in a beautifull warm stone. Even some 14th Cent Glass Cromwells mob, both of them, missed.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sherborne, with its beautiful Abbey and individual shops is one of the loveliest towns to both visit and live in. Because it has not been overtaken by huge numbers of high street branded shop, it retains its elegance and individuality and therefore remains vibrant with many independent traders. In addition, many people live in the centre and therefore it is... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Abbey is surely one of the best things in Sherborne a real attraction and a joy to visit. Wonderful for that special Wedding as we experienced last year, truly a credit to the town.

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England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Abbey is right in the centre of town and full of history. A must visit if you are in Sherborne. Take your time and enjoy the hidden little corners and admire the fan ceiling.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went to Salisbury cathedral 2 hours before and this is more spectacular, small but what a stunning building

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Have visited the Abbey a couple of times or more. My immediate impression on the first visit was that of feeling welcome and of sensing the whole building was cared for by those who appreciated it and desired to share its history, heart-beat and inner essence with those who visited. The displays, various centres of interest and such locations as... More 

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Portchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A lovely abbey, beautifully decorated. Very grand and peaceful. A magnificent building in the centre of a delightful town.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Loved Choral Evensong sung by the very accomplished abbey choristers in the beautiful context provided by the inside of the Abbey.

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