Cerne Abbey

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Patric D
Sandbach, UK1,036 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
The Abbey is a private residence and access depends on the time of year and whether the owners are allowing access. We were able to look at some of the buildings and it is of some interest. It is free, but domnations are welcomed in the honesty box at the gate
Written June 8, 2022
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KatyandPeter
Atherstone, UK468 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
Interesting place, steeped in history. The castle porch was in good condition and the guest house you could go inside. The porch entrance had useful information too.
Written March 3, 2022
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Weymouth1953
Weymouth, UK329 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
A really peaceful place to visit with so much information documenting its history. The grounds are also worth a visit.
Written July 26, 2021
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#Ciccone
Bristol, UK628 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Friends
Would recommend a wander to the village and Abbey especially if you are visiting the giant. Its a beautiful quaint place, we enjoyed our stroll very much.
Written May 14, 2021
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SalP133
Worthing, UK130 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Couples
Worth making this a part of your visit to the village, so much history and such a magical and peaceful place
Written September 12, 2020
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Amanda H
232 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
What a wonderful place and would certainly recommend a visit. We were lucky enough to meet the lady of the house who came across to offer to take a photograph of my group of friends which was very kind of her. She also took the time to talk to us about some of the history of Cerne Abbey which was very informative and made our visit truly personal. It really is a most tranquil setting and very interesting.
Written August 25, 2020
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Verity
Crawley, UK167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
We came to Cerne Abbas for the giant (like most tourists). I hadn’t really researched the village so had no idea this was tucked away, luckily we came across it on our exploration. A lovely little find, with lots of history attached. If you go through the grave yard you can also visit St Augustines Well which is a magical place. Loved every minute here.
Written August 21, 2020
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Carole S
Oxford, England, United Kingdom92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
If you’re in Cerne Abbas (a WONDERFUL village to stay in; super friendly!), then definitely visit the Abbey. It’s peaceful, atmospheric and lovely to wander round.
Written August 9, 2020
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chrissieb94
Dorset, UK2,098 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Couples
At the end of quaint Abbey Street is Cerne Abbey. An honesty box by the entrance requests a £2.50 donation towards upkeep. Only certain parts of the Abbey remain. The Abbots Porch is quite a dramatic stone building. Under the archway are several boards detailing history and information of the site. The other building is the Abbey Guest House which is beautifully preserved both inside and out. Again there are very interesting information boards. We followed the beautiful riverside walk past the Kettle Bridge back to the car park.
Written August 3, 2020
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lbj17
Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK3,399 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
Entrance is through a gate next to the cemetery, where there is an honesty box for the £2 entry fee. It is like walking into the grounds of a manor house with the Abbey ruins in the garden, so you feel a little as though you are trespassing!

The ruins will only take a few minutes to explore but the setting is unusual.
Written October 26, 2019
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