Shaftesbury Abbey & Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset
  • About Us

    Shaftesbury Abbey & Gold Hill Info

    Shaftesbury is a charming market town and Dorset’s only hilltop town founded over 1,000 years ago as the home of King Alfred’s citadel Benedictine Abbey.

    The Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and garden brings to life the story of the Abbey and its inhabitants. The walled garden includes excavations of the Abbey Church.

    The Gold Hill is a charming collection of traditional sandstone cottages on a steep cobbled stone hill. This is one of the most photographed roads in England and has featured in TV commercials.

  • Weather


    Shaftesbury Abbey & Gold Hill 7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures falling to 8°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain in the morning and breezy overnight.
     
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      7:59 am    4:44 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Dangerously windy in the morning and rain until afternoon.
     
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       90%  99%   18 mph
      7:57 am    4:46 pm

    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       41%  54%   13 mph
      7:56 am    4:47 pm
    Friday, Jan 26th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       29%  31%   8 mph
      7:55 am    4:49 pm

    Saturday, Jan 27th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       65%  97%   9 mph
      7:54 am    4:51 pm
    Sunday, Jan 28th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       25%  97%   10 mph
      7:52 am    4:53 pm

    Monday, Jan 29th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       51%  75%   13 mph
      7:51 am    4:54 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 30th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       50%  41%   6 mph
      7:49 am    4:56 pm

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