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Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 422462
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 13:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 17:30
Mon 09:30 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church,...

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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amazing place

Visited this just at the right time ,carol service just about to start ,the place was packed. Ver Christmases. Glad I went the atmosphere was outstanding.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this just at the right time ,carol service just about to start ,the place was packed. Ver Christmases. Glad I went the atmosphere was outstanding.

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Ontario
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79 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was surprised to be told as we entered that photography was permitted. I took advantage to photograph one touching memorial. If you like historic churches, you wilt enjoy your tour; if you don't, then pass on by.

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Thank ONParker
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Captures the true feeling of Christmas. Beautifully lit with the Christmas Market surrounding it. The music was delightful.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Bath Abbey on a cold, wet Monday morning and received such a warm welcome at the door. The welcome continued inside as we looked around. All of the stewards talked to the visitors such as us. They were all friendly and helpful and gave us lots of information about the abbey. This is a place to visit if... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You shouldn't walk past this building. The architecture is wonderful. The East window with over 40 scenes in stained glass is awe inspiring. The plaques on the walls seem more human and normal than others I've seen in other churches.

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I visited the Abbey whilst our wives went Christmas Shopping. We loved it here, the building is beautiful and so interesting. We spent about an hour and a half here, reading the plaques on the wall. One of the volunteer staff attached his self to us and showed us around this great place. Well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great - small but beautiful. Easy to find and accessible, right in the centre of town amongst the shops. Suggested donation on entry.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having visited various Abbeys and Cathedrals in the various parts of the world, the Bath Abbey is well up in the top must visit sites. Most enjoyable.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely outstanding, it's free to enter but there is a suggested donation of £2.50 which I think is reasonable and we were happy to pay that. The main window with 56 depictions of events in jesus's life was outstanding. There is also a mirror you can look at to see the ceiling to save you getting a crick in your... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I toured here after visiting the Roman Baths. It is a beautiful abbey with lots of history. Definitely worth checking out.

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