Downside Abbey Visitor Centre

UPDATE [1st June 2020]: Please note that the Abbey’s Visitor Centre remains closed and will remain so until further notice.

The book shop is still taking online orders.

To try and limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Abbey Visitor Centre is closed until further notice. For further information email us here. You can still order some items online by clicking here.


The hub of the Parish and Pastoral life, you’ll always find someone with a warm smile and a fresh pot of coffee to welcome you at the Downside Abbey Visitor Centre.

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 12 Noon & 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 12 Noon
Sunday: 11.00am (after Abbey Mass) – 12 Noon

Downside Visitor Centre,
Abbey Road,
T +44(0)1761 235174