Contact

We look forward to welcoming you to Downside. Please do feel free to contact us and we will respond as soon as we can.

Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Bath, BA3 4RH, United Kingdom

Tel | +44 (0)1761 235 100
Fax | +44 (0)1761 235 124
monks@downside.co.uk

List of contacts and details

Officials

Prior Administrator
Dom Nicholas Wetz
prior@downside.co.uk

Sub Prior
Dom Anselm Brumwell
01761 235161
domanselm@downside.co.uk

Monastic Bursar
Dom Christopher Calascione
01761 235308
domchristopher@downside.co.uk

Vocations

Vocations enquiries
Dom Anselm Brumwell
downsidevocation@downside.co.uk

Abbey Church and Monastery 

Master of Ceremonies
Dom James Hood
01761 235113
domjames@downside.co.uk

Monastic Choir Master
Dom Anselm Brumwell
domanselm@downside.co.uk

Hospitality

Guest Master of the Monastery Guest House
Please e-mail: guestmaster@downside.co.uk

Heritage

Director of Heritage
Dr Simon P. Johnson
01761 235313
sjohnson@downside.co.uk

Abbey Events and Outreach Officer
Mr Steven Parsons
01761 235 323
sparsons@downside.co.uk

Archives and Library
Please contact research@downside.co.uk or phone 01761 235 323

Downside Review
Editor
Dr Simon P. Johnson
01761 235313
sjohnson@downside.co.uk

Bookshop

Monk in Charge
Dom Michael Clothier
01761 235111 or 235153
books@downside.co.uk

Other Parishes served by Downside Monks

Beccles
The Parish Priest, The Presbytery, 2 Grange Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9NR
Dom Martin Gowman 01502 713179

Bungay
Right Rev. Dom Charles Fitgerald-Lombard, St Edmund’s, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AX
01986 893355
domcharles@downside.co.uk

Little Malvern
Dom Edward Crouzet, The Priest’s House, Ledbury Road, Little Malvern,Worcestershire, WR14 4JL
01684 574658
fr.edward@saint-wulstans.org.uk

Oblates of Downside Abbey
Oblate Master
Dom Boniface Hill
01761 235115

By Car
We’re situated on the A367 Fosse Way, a short journey from the A37 or A361. We are accessible via the A303, M4 and M5. Map

By Rail
The nearest railway stations are Bath Spa (20 mins), Castle Cary (20 mins) and Frome (20 mins).

By Plane
The nearest airports are Bristol (30 mins), Cardiff (90 mins) and London Heathrow (2 hours)

Postal Address
Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 4RH

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