Wimborne Minster, Dorset

#Rebologging as a way to add this to my travel planning tips and a way to showcase other travel bloggers out there. Thank you Love Traveling Blog for this amazingly detailed post!

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The attractive small market town of Wimborne Minster lies ten miles north west of the seaside resort of Bournemouth in Dorset. Before setting off we’d consulted the Parkopedia website for suggestions on where to park.  We find Parkopedia really useful as it offers up-to-date advice and prices.  For Wimborne it had recommended the Westfield Close car park, conveniently situated and a bargain at only 80p for a three hour stay.

Wimborne Minster Wimborne Minster

First in our list of places to visit was the Saxon church from which Wimborne Minster takes its name, located in the town centre and built from local Dorset limestone.  Unfortunately, a sign attached to the main door indicated that due to COVID-19 only the side chapel of the Minster was open.  This meant that we were unable to view the interior with its medieval artefacts and famous chained library dating back to 1686.  Chained libraries came into…

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