We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St Mary's Church

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
English Country Church - Lovely Gardens

Almost forgot all about this place. Imposing church and well maintained but the thing I remember... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terence K
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
Beautiful

A beautiful well maintained church with a peaceful atmosphere. I have visited here many times and I... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Cattito
,
Kent
via mobile
Read all 18 reviews
20
All photos (20)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“congregation”(2 reviews)
“corfe”(2 reviews)
“pubs”(2 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Oct
Nov
Dec
Contact
Abbey Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JQ, England
Website
+44 1300 341251
Call
Reviews (18)
Filter reviews
18 results
Traveller rating
13
3
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
13
3
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews congregation corfe pubs visitors history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost forgot all about this place. Imposing church and well maintained but the thing I remember most is the lovely garden. Full of very colourful flowers and very peaceful. Worth a visit and take a relaxing seat for a while.

Thank Terence K
Reviewed May 1, 2018

The church is open for visitors most of the day, entering from the side door. Few decorations as with protestant churches, but still one Maria statue behind the pulpit. The line of very old timber houses outside opposite the tower are most interesting.

Thank huys25
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful well maintained church with a peaceful atmosphere. I have visited here many times and I love it!!

1  Thank Cattito
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Visit the Abbots Tearoom and the Church is a stones throw away and only a couple of hundred yards from the old Abbey. Parking was easy and there are three good looking pubs there but a couple of the pubs do not seem to open...More

Thank BaldEagleDude
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Far off the main roads this church is interesting and worth a visit together with the abbey and take the time to see the cemetery.

Thank Wolfgang B
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

A delightful little church with loads of history. Worth the trip. Only likely destination if also visiting Minterne Gardens/House.More

Thank Jonathan E
Jane S, Vicar's spouse at St Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Minterne Church is also worth a visit even though it's tiny. It has some interesting tombs due to its proximity to the big house. And it contains the oldest known tombs of the Churchill family. Even now the Digbys and Churchills are closeknit. The sister...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

For a small community of worshippers in this Cerne Valley, their church testifies to years of building inspections and extensive expenditure and justifies its beauty of design and facilities the church provides to its congregation. Luckily it was not destroyed like its neighbouring Abbey after...More

Thank BONDIN16
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Serene 17th century church in a delightful village. Charming architecture lovingly cared for by the village.

Thank Celia O
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Cerne is as quaint as one could wish and St Mary's fits in perfectly. The congregation is warm and welcoming and the church is bright and airy with lots of clear glass to let the Dorset sunshine stream in. There are the remains of mediaeval...More

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Built in 4 stages this is a light airy church with some interesting inscriptions on the pillars. Definitely worth a visit

Thank E8887TZmartinp
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Greyhound Inn
238 reviews
3.74 km away
George Albert Hotel and Spa
322 reviews
5.82 km away
Summer Lodge
1,056 reviews
9.68 km away
Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel
443 reviews
10.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
Abbots Tearoom
182 reviews
.13 km away
The Gaggle of Geese
56 reviews
4.07 km away
Brace of Pheasants
125 reviews
4.91 km away
The Thimble Inn
527 reviews
6.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Minterne Gardens
107 reviews
3.03 km away
Badger Watch Dorset
19 reviews
4.26 km away
Cerne Abbas Giant
335 reviews
.51 km away
Cerne Abbey
47 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St Mary's Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines