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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%
  • Poor1%
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Bath BA1 1LT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Bath Abbey is beautiful . Booked a tower tour which was excellent ! Opportunity to go up the towers , see the bells and the clock face ( literally sat behind the clock face) and walked across two different parts of the roof. Great way...More

Thank alandand
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bath Abbey is one of the most inviting large churches I have visited. It is located right in the midst of the most bustling area in the city, a few blocks from the train station, the Roman Baths, the Assembly Room, shops and restaurants. We...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and a group of 5 friends decided to take the guided tower tour of Bath Abbey last Saturday. The cost of the tour was £6 per adult. Our tour guides were Jazz and George and they were absolutely brilliant. The tour was really interesting,...More

Thank Niamh M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my daughter and she convinced me to do the bell tower tour up 212 very narrow steps. Got just over half way up and thought I might keel over.... but kept going with encouragement from her (there really isnt much choice as the...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a sheer delight of architecture and historic information. A most enjoyable visit. The stained glass windows are wonderful too!

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour up the Abbey tower and it was well worth it. All 212 steps made for an interesting climb and the view across Bath wa superb. The two guides that took us up were very good indeed and and were full of...More

Thank peterfloyd54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So worth the visit and not expensive. Peaceful inside. Very friendly and informative staff. Beautiful windows and lots of stones to read and a couple of tombs. Don't forget the tower tour.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A warm, welcoming Abbey. Beautiful architecture and stained glass windows. Great atmosphere and gentle approach to Christianity

Thank AnnieMadge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware when travelling to Bath leading up to Christmas as Eastern European/Romanian pickpockets are about. I was shopping with my sister who had her purse stolen in a shop around the corner. I was told by a shop assistant pickpockets are rife in Bath City!!...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to the Abbey shop and get the Bath Abbey Tower Tour. Very interesting, closeup of the bells, and fantastic views from the top and a guided tour as you go. £6 each.

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Diane C
9 June 2015|
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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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Csuzmich1
19 May 2015|
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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
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