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Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Gardens

The foundations of the Abbey was founded by King Alfred the Great, lie in a peaceful walled garden with medieval herb garden and orchard. The museum brings to life the story of the Abbey and its inhabitants.

Garden audio tours

Listen in on the secrets of selected gardens from their head gardeners. Our audio tours take you through seasonal planting, histories and stories.
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Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens Shaftesbury Dorset GB SP7 8JR


    Opening times

    Open Monday to Sunday at 10am-5pm until 31st October

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