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Warm friendly and welcoming

Our first visit to this lovely Minster. A service was due within the hour we got there. We were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oracle39
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London, United Kingdom
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A really wonderful Christian place

We were made most welcome by a member of the Minster team in spite of them being busy with an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicholaswalks
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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This building has been a center of prayer since its establishment as a Benedictine nunnery in 705AD. It contains the Chained Library, which is one of the UK's first lending libraries.
As featured in 3 Days in Bournemouth
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22 High Street, Wimborne BH21 1HT, England
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+44 1202 884753
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to this lovely Minster. A service was due within the hour we got there. We were welcomed to look around. Most churches feel austere this one has something special about it, you can feel it is loved by its parishioners as the...More

Thank Oracle39
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made most welcome by a member of the Minster team in spite of them being busy with an impending important service. Visit the crypt and also the chained library.

Thank nicholaswalks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though this Wetherspoon was busy, it was Friday night, the service was very efficient and staff helpful and friendly. The car park for disabled visitors is very welcome and one of the reasons we keep coming back. The other reasons are, it's good location in...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting Wimborne Minster, make sure you include a visit to the crypt. You will find the Man in the Wall who wanted to be buried neither inside nor outside the church, and see if you can spot what's wrong with the knight in...More

Thank heatherlowemail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wimborne Minster, with heaps of history. See the Quarter Jack strike the time and the chained library is a must to visit.

Thank rayhG3691YV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and interesting church in the centre of town with parking (very reasonable) just a minute or two away

Thank SarahG1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we drove into Wimborne this amazing Minster appears before us, we parked in the pay and display right next to the Minster. Imagine our delight to find this Minster accessible to the public, we walked around the Minster and inside it as well, including...More

1  Thank robbycox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit and it was wonderful once more. The guides were excellent, especially the lady who talked thought the wonders of the chained library which is only one of four left in English churches. What a wonder of the UK!! Visit and enjoy!

1  Thank kane47pam47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful building in the centre of Wimborne. It is a lovely example of a church building with lovely carvings and many years of history within.

Thank Janice H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great historic building, with friendly helpers and good information, seemed to be part of a music festival in June with a service outside which was very challenging in its message, worth a visit.

Thank Gavin W
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julie778
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Response from bonjgb1009 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I dont believe there is one, but they appreciate all donations. There are fixed opening times, check the web-site or do a google search.
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