Minster

Minster is one of the oldest settlements on the Island with the historic Minster Abbey located at the highest point. Minster is a large and quiet village which is mostly residential.

In Minster can be found:

  • An award winning Blue flag beach
  • Minster Abbey: built around 650AD, The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Sexburgha, occupies the highest hilltop position has been a place of worship for over 1,400 years.
  • Minster Gatehouse Museum: a little museum packed full of local history situated next door to Minster Abbey.
  • Co-op supermarket