Pershore Abbey

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Pershore Abbey
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Churches & Cathedrals
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8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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For over 1300 years Pershore Abbey has been a centre for Christian worship and life, from its early beginnings as a Saxon monastery to today, as people of all ages still gather to pray, share their spiritual journey and mark significant life events in this place. Pershore Abbey celebrates its Benedictine heritage particularly through its welcome of visitors and pilgrims. We hope your visit to the Abbey will be both rewarding and memorable. One of the finest example of Norman and Early English architecture in the country, Pershore Abbey is very much a broken building: Henry VIII destroyed the nave at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries; the north transept collapsed in the middle 1600s. But, in spite of its brokenness, the Abbey symbolises a place where, through the love of Christ, a community can become whole.
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heatherperrett
Brixham, UK26 contributions
Apr 2022
Don't miss visiting this amazing abbey which has fantastic architecture and an interesting history. Make use of the movble mirror to admire the ceiling
Written 9 April 2022
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Jo K
Worcester, UK6,318 contributions
Mar 2022 • Solo
On Remembrance Day lit a candle for my dad. 2 years since covid lockdown number 1. A beautiful spring day in pershore park.
Went to see the resident art piece as well on display until end of the month.
Written 23 March 2022
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S Bragg
11 contributions
Feb 2022
A lovely welcome by the lady volunteer, good to see the detailed interior. Quite plain apart from the ceiling but still very worth a visit.
Written 7 February 2022
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Doreen H
Warrington, UK37 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
What a lovely old church with stunning roof architecture. It was built in 10th century and has quite a bit of interesting history. The stained-glass windows are beautiful. It is free to enter but you can leave a donation. There is parking close by. Near the entrance, there is a War Memorial garden.
Written 15 October 2021
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Judith O
Congleton, UK67 contributions
Sep 2021
This wonderful ancient abbey church, saved from destruction by townspeople during the dissolution of the monasteries, still serves the locals - it was evident from the notices and the activities around. The historic fabric and contents are well worth a visit; and it exudes a calm and peaceful atmosphere.
Written 4 September 2021
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Neil B
Pershore, UK15 contributions
Apr 2021
Thankfully this part of the monastery remains and is absolutely stunning. Whilst in this Georgian town a visit is essential.
Written 2 June 2021
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Vanessa
Lytham St Anne's, UK3,251 contributions
May 2021
We stayed in Pershore on our way down to the New Forest. Whatever we expected from this town far exceeded everything! We stayed in an amazing summer house at Pershore Manor which was lovely. We wandered outside the gardens into the cricket club grounds where we chatted with a couple of locals.
We walked into town the next morning to find an amazing high street with small boutique shops, lovely restaurants, bars and a great deli.
We then wandered around the back of the high street and find this amazing abbey which is outstanding and looks such a big beautiful abbey for such a small town and it stands in lovely gardens which we wandered around for about an hour.
I would definitely recommend this lovely little place.
Written 24 May 2021
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Jo K
Worcester, UK6,318 contributions
May 2021 • Solo
In the heart of the town, you can’t not be impressed by the beautiful abbey.
Some pics of the blossom trees and a really old one going back to 1992 at my wedding. The floor has changed now. But not much else. Except we are a lot older!
Written 14 May 2021
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Wotan 70
81 contributions
Aug 2020
what a marvellous place; soaring vaults lift the spirits even though the lockdown means most are out of bounds..........and this is just a fragment of the all powerful old abbey foundation!
Written 31 August 2020
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Hello Wotan70 and thank you so much for taking the time to post your lovely review of Pershore Abbey. We have been working hard throughout lockdown to make as much of the Abbey as safely accessible as possible and to find new ways to engage with our congregation, community and visitors. We are very much looking forward to a time when we can truly open our doors and access all areas - so watch this space and do come back and visit us again!
Written 1 September 2020
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James
Pershore, UK2 contributions
Jun 2020 • Solo
The Abbey is the symbol of Pershore the town I live witch I have been born and raised. I couldn’t recommend it enough, for a building of its age to hold so much beauty and joy is astonishing. If that’s not already tempting enough it has so much history witch just gives it so much more character. If your in the area I couldn’t recommend the Abbey anymore. Pershore Abbey certainly has a firm place in my heart.
Written 28 June 2020
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Dear Fozz02 Thank you for taking the time to review Pershore Abbey and for sharing your lifelong love of the building. It's so great to know that you have been able to find its presence reassuring as a symbol, especially during the recent hardships of lockdown. We look forward to welcoming you into the abbey again when our doors are able to re-open to the public.
Written 29 June 2020
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