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Very Historic

It's a church with a loo and teashop, what more could the British public ask for? Wymondham... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Iio R
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
Truly Splendid

A morning in Wymondham and it had been recommended to us that we take a look at The Abbey. I'm so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
frankart_10
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Wymondham Abbey is located in the market town of Wymondham and is the town's parish church. As well as being an active church with services every day, the Abbey is also a hub for the community for events such as family activities and concerts. In...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Church Street, Wymondham NR18 0PH, England
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+44 1953 607062
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a church with a loo and teashop, what more could the British public ask for? Wymondham (pronounced Windum) Abbey is magnificent, steeped in history and well worth a visit. It's within easy walking distance of the Heritage Steam Railway and the splendid Green Dragon...More

Thank Iio R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A morning in Wymondham and it had been recommended to us that we take a look at The Abbey. I'm so pleased that we did. It's a truly splendid building. I love the two towers, one part derelict, which adds an air of drama to...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tallest and one of the oldest buildings in Norfolk with a chequered history, impressive building. Close connections to the Monestary and apparantly if legend believed to the Green dragon Inn. THe Abbey has undergone a refurbishment and is a working Abbey, there was a...More

Thank DurhamJoanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth a visit. Amazing mixture of ages that really work well together. The alter piece from 1921 is incredible especially in such a beautiful old setting So nice that it is still there to enjoy despite Henry VIII's finest efforts!

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to visit but spoilt by staff who are jobs worth and not very polite. Worth a visit on a rainy day.

2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love thge Abbey. Often go in to soak up the atmosphere or just walk the grounds. A well cared for building full of history. Cared for by the team there who happy to share the Abbeys secrets.

Thank Eve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived here 6 yrs and went in for the first time. Beautiful inside, lady on the desk was really friendly and knowledgable, lovely to see she had plenty of time to chat to the children. Very peaceful, pop up coffee shop and a lovely little...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abbey is well worth visiting if you are in the area. I was surprised at how well the building has been preserved and restored. The priory is set in lovely ground just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Wymondham. A huge amount...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Wonderful building set in glorious countryside only 5 minutes walk from the town centre. Stewards are very helpful, for a small charge there is a guided tour available both inside and outside this great building. The outstanding feature for me...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The remains of the Abbey and the church are set in lovely grounds just two minutes walk from Wymondham centre. inside the church, which is more the size of a cathedral, the decoration is exquisite, especially the carved roof trusses. There's a touch screen at...More

1  Thank Andy E
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