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Good Friday 14 April – Free Entry and Family Activity

Good Friday 14 April – Free Entry and Family Activity

 In line with tradition, the museum offers free entry to all on Good Friday 14 April. Also, we will be encouraging families to take part in a Pilgrim Staff Making Activity from 11am to 1pm. Come get crafty and make a Pilgrim’s Staff and follow a short trail around the Abbey’s surroundings. No need to […]

Museum New Season Saturday 1st April

Our new season will run from Saturday 1st April to 31 October. Open daily 10am to 5pm.

Some thoughts from a volunteer gardener at Shaftesbury Abbey

Some thoughts from a volunteer gardener at Shaftesbury Abbey

It was after my wife and I moved into a town house in Shaftesbury from a neighbouring village that I found myself without a garden and so time on my hands!  Having decided that retiring was more than cutting grass and worrying about watering when away on holiday, the Abbey Gardens seemed the ideal location […]

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