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Sherborne Abbey

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An absolute must see building

Living in Sherborne one tends to take for granted the wonderful buildings that surround us every... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DavidG852
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Stunning structure

No matter how many times I visit this wonderful church, it never fails to impress. Even on a sad... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
X8085XIalanf
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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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
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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
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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
Reviewed December 13, 2018

A magnificent abbey with lots of history and interest. The abbey is truly atmospheric and a quiet place for contemplation. A must see when in Sherborne.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

It is at this time of year as the dark nights draw in that the Abbey is such a amazing place to visit. The atmosphere and acoustics in this historical building are well worth a visit. There is always a friendly person to welcome you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rosie C
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Look into the mirrors below you to see the fan vaulting above you. Dorset’s finest church (run close by Christchurch priory) Glorious testament to the Middle Ages

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank henryhtapper
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

From any and every angle this is a fine building, inside and out. The honey-coloured stone emits a glow, even on a winter's day. Sherbirne is a beautiful town and the Abbey Church is its finest treasure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Goomsu
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

A magnificent building with lots of spectacular buildings around the outside connected with the abbey is a beautiful site and seems to transport you back in time. Within the abbey itself there are many laminates to explain features of interest. A beautiful display in preparation...More

Date of experience: October 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.
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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
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