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Bath Abbey

Bath BA1 1LT, England
+44 1225 422462
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
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“stained glass” (231 reviews)
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Bath BA1 1LT, England
+44 1225 422462
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On the 9th of December my wife and I visited beautiful Bath Abbey to discover that a 20 minute carol service for shoppers was shortly going to take place. 1100 shoppers streamed in from the crowded Christmas market and we all sang the three chosen...More

Thank Horowitz106
Reviewed 2 days ago

34 voluntary ontribution to enter, but we said we could not afford as paid to go in baths, so was admitted free. A beautiful abbey full of hitory.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This attraction gets better every years. Over 200 chalets (30 more than last year. Tips. Take a cold bag and go by train or use the Park and Ride!

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunningly beautiful abbey in and out whilst there we were able to listen to a children’s choir singing Christmas carols so touching made our visit

Thank karen t
Reviewed 3 days ago

There's no entrance fee to visit this place, but you can donate some money for the church to help the maintenance of this landmark. The stained glasses are beautiful to observe. And on the floor there are lots of tombstones of the people that buried...More

Thank leschenaultia
Reviewed 3 days ago

Staggering architecture at the heart of the city. As beautiful inside as it is out, only sometimes we have been made to feel unwelcome by people at the doors.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Situated in the town next to the Roman Baths is Bath Abbey. A beautiful building outside and in. The Abbey asks if you’ll make a voluntary donation on entry - do, maintaining these old buildings is expensive and it would be an awful shame to...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A tour of the roof and tower is available at certain times. Also a included is a talk about the history of the Abbey bells. Good views of the city of Bath but be aware of the 212 steps to the top. You will need...More

Thank Bobcat202
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While wandering around Bath we called in to the Abbey. Outside it is a wonderful building, inside it is stunning. From the vaulted roof to the stained glass windows to the large choir and the modern sculptures everything about the Abbey kept you just wanting...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This church dates back to Saxon times and has many interesting artefacts, including some beautifully intricate stained glass windows and lovely side chapels. We were treated to hearing some choristers rehearse for the forthcoming Christmas events - made our visit all the more lovely. There...More

Thank Francesca S
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Diane C
9 June 2015|
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
19 May 2015|
Response from Barry C |
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