About Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham Abbey is the town’s Anglican Parish Church, dedicated to St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury. It has been at the heart of Christian worship for over 900 years. Reminding us of Wymondham’s long and illustrious history, the Parish Church continues to be a place of pilgrimage as well as a place of prayer and worship within our community.

The church hosts many events and activities, including concerts, education and learning sessions, meetings and exhibitions. We welcome around 20,000 visitors every year; we hope they leave enriched by the experience.
Our purpose:

  • To nurture and value the people of Wymondham and beyond
  • To worship God
  • To share the gospel of Jesus Christ
  • To welcome all who come through our doors
  • To celebrate and pass on our rich heritage

This website aims to help you find out a little bit more about us and encourage you to visit. That may be for a casual look around, to study our history and treasures or to join us for worship and fellowship. Whatever you come for, the welcome will be warm and, we hope, the experience uplifting.

Wymondham Abbey PCC is a Registered Charity Number 1130495