MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > > > Abbey Shaftesbury

Leaving for Great Britain

Advertisement

Abbey :

Nearby tourist sites

Nearby Restaurants

See all restaurants Shaftesbury

Abbey

Logo LeGuideVert

Abbey : Michelin's recommendations

Bibendum
Founded in 888 by Alfred for his daughter, the abbey became the richest of its kind in England. In the 15 and 16C, it was said that if the abbess of Shaston (Shaftesbury) were to marry the abbot of Glaston(bury), their heirs would have more land than the king... In 1539, Henry VIII closed both abbeys. Today, only the ground floor is visible.

Useful Information

Opening hours :

  • Apr-Oct: 10am-5pm

Top of page