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“Friendly, peaceful and historic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sherborne Abbey

Sherborne Abbey
Abbey Close, Sherborne, England
01935/812452
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Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Sherborne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
30 attraction reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Friendly, peaceful and historic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

A wonderful old building with plenty of atmosphere and (thank you!) nobody to pester you at the door with leaflets or well-meaning but dull explanations. A place to enjoy at your own pace, an oasis of quiet and calm.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Magnificent Abbey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The vaulted ceiling is beautiful as are the stained glass windows. Plenty of interesting artefacts. An inspiring building in a beautiful town. Well worth a visit.

Visited December 2012
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A nice visit.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Because we had a holiday out of season, we were only able to walk round, but it was nice and certainly worth a visit in the summer season.

Visited November 2012
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A real Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

First visit to Sherborne and what an amazing place; the centre piece being Sherborne Abbey. Amazing fan vaulted ceilings and detailed ceiling roses, well worth a visit. And theres no entry charge (though I strongly recommend leaving a donation to help preserve the Abbey)

Visited November 2012
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a wonderful Abbey in the most gorgeous setting in the town. It is just wonderful to walk around & a nice retreat from walking around the town, which is equally lovely

Visited November 2012
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