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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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What A Gem

We visited the Abbey as part of a trip to Hampshire and what a gem it was. It's good to see a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom

How wonderful this building is. A true testament to the presence of God for over a thousand years... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
H and A B
Romsey, United Kingdom
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The little market town of Romsey features a rare and intact medieval hall house that was part of Romsey Abbey (circa 1120 AD,) and which today serves as the center for Anglican worship and civic events.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
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Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Abbey as part of a trip to Hampshire and what a gem it was. It's good to see a Church with so much history still so active today. The Abbey is manned by volunteers who are happy to help answer your questions...More

Thank Dez_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How wonderful this building is. A true testament to the presence of God for over a thousand years. Best of all it is alive with todays faithful not just tourists.

Thank H and A B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We attended the Abbey and the evening was excellent .The acoustics where fantastic book your next evening as you will not disssapointed

Thank SalisburyDavid
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I've been to Romsey Abbey many times in the last few years and received a lovely welcome each visit. No matter how often I go in, there is always something new to discover. This time we got a glimpse of the Saxon foundations and my...More

Thank Philmex1
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The Abbey is set in a lovely location and was truly a pleasure to look around. As you walk in you are greeted by a volunteer who provides you with a helpful pamphlet for a self guided tour of the Abbey. I visited just after...More

Thank HappyGoblin
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lovely ancient abbey, admission free but you can make a donation. Friendly welcome on entrance. Remember to look up if you go!

Thank Maisie S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Super Abbey. A must see. Located in a quiet village. The Abbey is children friendly with a very nice restored organ.

Thank Duffy0112
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As a visit to a memorial to a departed friend it was a sad occasion. However this was countered by the very helpful stewards. The Abbey is magnificent as are the surroundings well worth another visit.

Thank dandgWorcester
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A beautiful abbey which is very well maintained with stunning stain glass windows and decoration on the ceiling.

Thank ematkins0n
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A beautiful oasis of peace and calm in the centre of Romsey. For a small market town the abbey (which before Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries was the church of a Benedictine nunnery) is on a grand scale, and well worth exploring and absorbing the...More

Thank daktari_on_safari
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Where can you park?
25 May 2017|
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Response from APavl0va | Reviewed this property |
Behind the magistrates court. If this is full try Lortemore place car park.Two mins walk through King John's house garden (back entrance) to Church st.
Are the grounds dog friendly? Obviously NOT the abbey itself!
11 May 2017|
Response from RomseyAbbey | Property representative |
Good morning, Dogs are allowed on the open grass area to the north of the Abbey. Only Guide Dogs are allowed in the enclosed and gated area on the south and east (South Garth)