WHAT TO DO IN WIMBORNE
Welcome to the pretty historic town of Wimborne Minster with its wonderful variety of shops, eateries and places of interest, including the ‘Treasures’; six charming visitor attractions each with something a little different to offer visitors.
Explore the gracious interior of the Minster Church of St Cuthburga with its ancient stone spiral staircase leading to the unique Chained Library. Discover the hidden garden and fascinating galleries of the Priest’s House Museum & Gardens, where period rooms bring history to life. Navigate the small streets of the famous Model Town, an authentic replica of 1950s Wimborne, or admire quality craftwork at picturesque Walford Mill Crafts on the banks of the River Allen.
In the town’s charming streets and hidden courtyards, visitors can enjoy browsing a delightful range of high street stores and independent shops and boutiques and the weekly Wimborne Market (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday) is just a short stroll from the town centre. With the beautifully restored Art Deco Tivoli Theatre offering shows, music and the latest films and a tasty selection of tearooms, cafés, pubs and restaurants, Wimborne Minster has everything for the perfect day or half day visit.
This page also contains information on nearby Kingston Lacy (NT) and Knoll Gardens both a short, easy drive from the town centre and the ideal complement to Wimborne Minster for a full day out.
Situated just 8 miles north west of Bournemouth and 7 miles north of Poole, Wimborne Minster is easily accessed via the M27 and A31 from London and the east and via the A31 trunk road from the West. We are pleased to offer free parking for visiting coaches click here for further information on parking and how to apply for a parking permit.
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