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Bath Abbey

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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
+44 1225 422462
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Christmas, what better month to visit the Abbey whether or not you are religious, it is just a marvelous place to he, and oh that Choir!!! Gave me goose bumps. Enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TruEvaluation
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Be patient as refurbishment taking place!! Remember it’s bath size matters!! Lovely room standard small but lovely and great character! AkwAys a friendly and great welcome stay here for great central location and rail links

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 2beckster
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a peek inside the Abbey after lunch. I wish we would have had more time to visit. The wood and stone work were lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

full of history and fantastic sights surrounded by the most beautiful english countryside truly a must and well worth the effort to wonder away from London

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 744jesusk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took guided tour with amazing guides Claire & Allen. They showed around many mesmarizing sides of Bath Abbey, such as Bell room, giant bell room, watch room, top of the Abbey, and 52 windows. I was totally lost in their story-telling and enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank priyanupur24
Reviewed 1 week ago

I popped my head in here while at the Roman Baths. It's a beautiful Abbey - worth the few minutes it take to peek inside!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bbuffington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in while waiting for the Mayor Tour, absolutely lovely volunteers at the front desks, and very interesting and beautiful interior.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MandyERush
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the tower a few days ago, on a really rainy and windy day. It was worth it though, because the panoramic view isn't the only part of the tour : seeing the bells and the architecture is even better. And the guide, Conor,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sara P
Reviewed 1 week ago

such a beautiful space!! guides are offered in a wide variety of languages and the staff and kind and love to help show you this stunning space. definitely worth checking out!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank niemannkels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Abbey just yards from the Roman Baths is a very emotional experience - people have been worshiping on this site in various ways for thousands of years - truly moving!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SRay-47
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20 March 2019|
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Response from 744jesusk | Reviewed this property |
I truly have no idea, we didn’t see any dogs while we were there, I think they might have to be guide dogs
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.
3 September 2018|
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Response from SianA403 | Reviewed this property |
No it is a true donation, give what you wish or nothing at all.