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Sherborne Abbey

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Sherborne Abbey is one of the best Churches in England

One if the most beautiful churches in England, both from the outside and inside, in the heart of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Amazing to find an Abbey so complete and beautiful

We had been to Gold Hill (Hovis Hill to us oldies) in Shaftesbury and had decided to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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The Parish Office 3 Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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All reviews beautiful building fan vaulting the stained glass windows amazing architecture worth a visit lots of history west window old church lovely place choir prayer worship flags donation stonework regiment saxon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One if the most beautiful churches in England, both from the outside and inside, in the heart of one of the best towns in the West Country that lifts your spirits especially on a sunny day when the sun reflects and accentuates the amazing architecture....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Filled with wonderment at how they built such a tall abbey. It has an amazing ceiling but really not a lot else apart from being a trip back through the centuries.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank vince c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely old building with this ceiling which you can see by borrowing a mirrored trolley and pushing it round the abbey.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Gold Hill (Hovis Hill to us oldies) in Shaftesbury and had decided to visit Sherborne on the way back. So glad we did because we got to see this fabulous Abbey. The architecture is beautiful and the stainglass windows stunning, well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gaynorg2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing building and undoubtedly the most beautiful church ceiling I’ve ever see in UK. If you are in this area please do take a look. You won’t be disappointed

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ClaudeK892
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Living in Sherborne one tends to take for granted the wonderful buildings that surround us every day. Sherborne Abbey is an absolute must for any visitor to Dorset. Both internally and externally you wonder in total disbelief as to how they actually constructed buildings of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

No matter how many times I visit this wonderful church, it never fails to impress. Even on a sad occasion such as a funeral the building adds appropriate weight to the occasion. Not to be missed if you are in the area. We used the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Very good fan vaulted ceiling. Beautiful stained glass windows. Lovely organ pipes. This abbey is more akin to a cathedral than most abbeys. Very well maintained, clean and warm even on a very cold December day. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhileasDevon
Reviewed December 18, 2018

staff on hand to help with questions and guide you round if required.amazing surrounds and history.beautifull architecture,and most of all very warm abbey

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barbara C
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

On the 11/11/2018, 100 years after the end of the great war I along with hundreds of fellow veterans, serving soldiers, cadets and civilians attended the celebrations at the memorial. After the laying up of the wreaths we all made our way into the Abbey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank derekj510
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from SuePaz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It’s about a 5minute walk depending on your ability.
April 15, 2018|
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Response from JessiesGrandma47 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is large Car Park called Culverhayes, off Lomg Street or other access from Ludboune Road. Also other Pay And Display behind Half Moon Hotel, and off Trendle Street. There is some roadside parking in streets a... More