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Bath Abbey

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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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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Bath BA1 1LT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

If you come here, do the roof tour where you travel up 200+ steps to see an amazing view of the whole city! Mind your step on the stairs and mind the pipe sticking out near the top! The rest of the abbey is good...More

Thank Mattwhite2018
Reviewed yesterday

Almost all of the buildings in this city are of Bath stone and they are just beautiful to look at, the Bath Abbey is no different. It is right next to the Roman Baths, so very centrally located. A beautiful structure.

Thank Palletts2013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

But tickets to take the tour to the top of the abbey to check out the bell tower. Best thing in all of bath. No joke.... it's a hike. But it's well worth it. I have never climbed up any other church and seen the...More

Thank traveladdict4ever
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Bath Abbey which was nice. You pay a donation fee on your way in which is about £3/4 which gets you in to looking around the church. Unfortunately when we went they were redoing the floor near the East window so a lot...More

Thank 73annieh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in to have a quick look, it was busy but quiet and peaceful and is part of the main square within Bath. The Abbey has been on this site for a considerable amount of years and has had renovations done, but still more happening....More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This abbey is stunning. Architecture is exquisite and the stained glass elegant. We stopped in to do a tour and there was a choir and orchestra preparing for the Armistice celebration so we were treated to a wonderful concert. If you can’t make Westminster in...More

Thank Codylawless
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was lovely. The architecture & stained glass windows were beautiful. A really serene, reverend place to visit & hearing the bells peeling on the Sunday reminded you of the importance of the abbey for so many. Wish we could have participated in a guided...More

Thank helenp0
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beautiful building is situated in the centre of the town and alongside The Pump Room and The Roman Baths. The interior of the abbey is light and airy due to the great height of the nave and also that there is very little stained...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The history of this place is amazing and wonderful to see. I liked the fact that tourist were welcomed to sit and join in with the Lord's prayer. My young children were fascinated and enjoyed lighting a candle in memory of their great grandad..

Thank Viklk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the chance to learn more about the history and plans for the future as the Abbey completes serious work to the floor. Thank you to the wonderful guide for his insight and excellent explanations.

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davidlittle2014
11 November 2018|
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Response from Rowland45 | Reviewed this property |
That will be very nice! I agree that 30 minutes (minimum) will work. Do walk around inside and out sometime while you are in Bath.
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Ssimran
3 September 2018|
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Response from Sian A | Reviewed this property |
No it is a true donation, give what you wish or nothing at all.
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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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