Milton Abbey
Church & Landscape

Located approximately 30 miles south-west of Salisbury, Milton Abbey can be found mid-way between the Georgian market town, Blandford Forum and Dorchester in Dorset.

Plan your visit

Opening times

The Abbey is open to visitors every day
from 10am until 5pm.

Coming to us

How to find Us

Milton Abbey
Milton Abbas
Dorset
DT11 0BZ

In the local area

Things to do

Discover over 1,000 years of history in the Abbey, founded by King Athelstan, the grandson of Alfred the Great. This historic building, its unique environment and wonderful setting attracts visitors from around the world and provides a warm welcome to all.

Set in a beautiful Capability Brown designed landscape and nestling nearby to the historic village of Milton Abbas the area has many lovely walks and spectacular views and is truly a delightful place to visit.

Join Us

You can become a Member of our Abbey community without financial commitment, although of course gifts and donations are extremely welcome.

Giving

Gifts and Donations are vital in helping us continue to carry on the work of The Milton Abbey Heritage Trust.

Events

The annual Milton Abbey International Music Festival returns with another week of superb music-making. The Festival’s hosts, VOCES8, present vocal and orchestral programmes throughout the week in association with world-class visiting artists. The VOCES8 Summer School runs alongside the Festival, and this year the participants will prepare and perform Haydn’s rousing oratorio The Creation to close the week.

29th July – 3rd August

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