Malmesbury Abbey

Remember, nothing can separate us from the love of God.”

Please Note:

Malmesbury Abbey Cafe is open for hot drinks, cakes and ice-cream but currently not hot food whilst repairs take place in the kitchen

Services: Sunday 16th June at Malmesbury Abbey

9.00am BCP Holy Communion

10.30am CW Holy Communion

4.00pm Informal Worship

6.30pm: Service for the 70th Anniversary of Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust

At Rodbourne: 10.30am CW Morning Prayer

At Brokenborough: 6.00pm Patronal Service

For our regular service pattern see under ‘Services‘ on main Menu

Click here to view our streamed services live as they happen.

Normal Opening Times: The Abbey is open for visitors Monday to Saturday from 9:30am to 4.00pm and on Sundays from 12.30pm-3.30pm.

Abbey Bookshop: We are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Abbey Café: We are open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 3.30pm. For more information about the Abbey Café click here.


We are recruiting for a Children’s Worker to lead our Little Stars weekly Group – please see under the Connect heading : JOBS!

Events at the Abbey relating to the King Athelstan 1100 Anniversary!

2024 marks 1100 years since King Athelstan became King in England! He was closely related to Malmesbury Abbey and was buried at the site in 941 AD. His tomb can be seen by visitors to the Abbey.

There will be events in the Abbey during this summer to mark the Anniversary:

Friday 28th June: 6.30pm Performance of fun musical Oh! Athelstan, by St. Josephs Primary School pupils at the Abbey, Tickets free from Athelstan 1100 website

Saturday 29th June: 2.00pm TBC Athelstan 1100 Opening Event, Malmesbury Abbey

Sunday 30th June: 2.00pm: Start of the Pilgrim Trail, and talk by Tom Holland, Tickets £10.00 from Athelstan 1100 website

Saturday 13th July and Sunday 14th July: Live performances of ‘A United Kingdom’ at 4pm and 7pm on each afternoon. The exciting live telling of Athelstan’s story at the Abbey. Worth seeing! Tickets free from Athelstan 1100 website.

Plus many other events in the town during June and July!

Donations to Malmesbury Abbey

Our activities, outreach and worship in this ancient Abbey building rely solely on voluntary financial support.

Would you consider making a donation to help our work continue to thrive?

For more information about giving (click here) or give a one off gift by clicking the link below or scanning the QR code. Thank you!

Pastoral Support

If you are isolated, have practical needs or would like a phone call from one of our pastoral team, please call the Parish Office on 01666 826666 or email

Social Media & Addresses

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Malmesbury Abbey, Gloucester Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0AA

The Abbey Office, Holloway, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BA
Tel: 01666 826666

The PCC of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Malmesbury with Westport and Brokenborough is a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 1146631) whose registered office is at The Abbey Office, The Old Squash Courts, Holloway, Malmesbury SN16 9BA

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