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Bath Abbey

Bath BA1 1LT, England
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Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church, dissolved in 1539 and now serving as a parish church.
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited here after leaving the Roman baths as they are near each other. Lovely place to visit and beautiful inside. Worth the visit to look around, you can give a donation at the desk on way or way out.

Thank Diane f
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Abbey is a lovely place to visit for some quite reflection as it is so beautiful and peaceful inside compared with the hustle and bustle outside. The windows, carvings, ceilings and other sculptures are all very interesting to look at and read about.

Thank CEBCreative
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went up the tower and had pleasant views over the city and a good look at the bells and clock. Very good -- £25 for two adults and two teenagers for a 45 min tour. The guides were both a bit scripted... "this was...More

Thank G H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What can I say, except every abbey/cathedral/church is England is beautiful and well worth a visit. We were there on a Saturday and it was a bit crowded but that is to be expected on a weekend.

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 3 days ago

There seemed to be more memorials in the Abbey than I have ever seen in a single church before and you could spent a good couple of hours just looking at those. Built in the late 15th century, heavily restored in the 19th and then...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Bath Abbey and wow the stain windows the architecture of the building stunning with coat of arms on the ceiling even when explained of bomb damage in the war how it was reconstructed to its former glory well worth a visit.

Thank KamSS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Bath for the first time last week and of course had to pay a visit to the cathedral.It was absolutely beautiful and for a added bonus the choir were practicing and they sounded amazing!

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tower tour was not what I expected. It's led by young, enthusiastic guides and is fun and very interesting. It involves a fair few stairs and squeezing into tight spaces so might not suit everyone.

Thank magnum-malum
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful old gothic church right in city square. You can go in and have a walk around with a suggested donation list that feels more like you have to because there’s 3 people at the front staring at you and pointing out very passive...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A most interesting and informative tour of the bell tower at Bath Abbey. The tour was about an hour long and there are a lot of steps but the views from the top are well worth the effort, a fantastic view over the city. Our...More

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Diane C
10 June 2015|
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Response from Barry C |
Check restaurant menus from the City but there are no restaurant facilities within Bath Abbey at this time. Return in three years time and there should be excellent facilities
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Csuzmich1
19 May 2015|
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I am a Tower Tour Guide at Bath Abbey. The spiral stairs are enclosed within the Towers and being five hundred years old, they are not open tread. The stairs have been restored and are all in good condition. You cannot see... More
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