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Sherborne Abbey

Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
+44 1935 812452
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Very Interesting

This is particularly a very interesting Abbey with a great amount of history. The grounds that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harry D
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Bushey, United Kingdom
An illuminated jewel box ...

It's definitely worth stopping in Sherborne to visit this wonderful abbey church (nothing much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
j1954g
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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“fan vaulting” (28 reviews)
“stained glass” (20 reviews)
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Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is particularly a very interesting Abbey with a great amount of history. The grounds that surround, with the quaint houses make it a pleasure to walk around

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's definitely worth stopping in Sherborne to visit this wonderful abbey church (nothing much remains of the abbey itself, thanks to Henry VIII). On a frosty November morning the exterior of the church was glowing golden in the sunlight as we stood at the Norman...More

Thank j1954g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and glorious interior with stunning ceilings and stained glass windows. Delightful steward who was keen to answer all our questions and tell us more

Thank kiimss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This stunning building is worth a visit,even if,like me,you turn up after a 2 hour drive to find the building closed!! I walked around the grounds instead before having a look in the '' free to enter'' museum next door...plenty to do and see in...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see. An exceptional Minster - lovingly cared for and in a delightful town set in beautiful countryside

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A very imposing building with so much history enshrined in its walls and towering roof spans. The room set aside for the local military regiment connection is a particularly solemn but enriching experience.

Thank kiboko4pm
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were able to attend Choral Evensong and the choir was wonderful. Stained glass is well worth a look.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Decided to visit based on other reviews. We were not disappointed. The inside is a testament to our past craftsmen, and was simply stunning. Intricate carving on wood and stone at every turn was truly beautiful. Lots of stained glass is still in situ, unlike...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Must be one of the best collections of stain glass windows we have seen, and the roof bosses are also impressive. We stopped by chance and were well pleased that we did. The building looks really "cared" for, despite being expensive to maintain. For those...More

Thank johnfpedley
Reviewed 12 October 2017

thoroughly enjoyable walk around the interior of the abbey, brilliant vaulted cielings and sarcophagi to look at at ones liesure

Thank wdfndn
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