Downside Abbey Visitor Centre

As per current government guidelines the abbey bookshop is now open on Thursdays and Fridays 10am-4pm.

The café remains closed until further notice, but we are working on being able to serve refreshments in due course. 

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 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