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Bath Abbey

Bath BA1 1LT, England
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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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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour, going up to bell tower, behind clock and views from top were stunning, it's about 50 minutes and I highly recommend!! Two girls doing tour were fun and answered everyone's questions really well.

Thank Deetravelsaround
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful abbey! Very friendly in the reception where they give you details of the church. A small donation is advisable and you can gift aid if you are a UK taxpayer. Inside it is absolutely beautiful and there's lots to see from wonderful stained glass...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Don't miss visiting Bath Abbey! It is steeped in history. With its magnificent stained glass windows and atmosphere, it's incredible that it has been a place of worship for over one-thousand years.

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Although a pleasant visit, Bath Abbey is not as striking as I had hoped. It is fairly small compared to other Abbeys and Cathedrals and although a very "pretty" building not one to make you gasp.

Thank keithpicot
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Just amazing architecture and steeped in history and well worth a visit. Don't forget to go inside. There's a nice square outside with benches to the right of the Abbey to sit and chill and watch the street performers.

Thank Adventuremachine
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Definitely worth a visit very impressive building free to get in but expect a donation which they suggest £4 for the upkeep of the building a small price to pay.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine said 'once you have seen one Abbey you have seen them all'.. How wrong they are.. Beautiful architecture, and I always stand in awe of what was achieved, hundreds years ago.. The craftsmanship is superb..

Thank Sophia G
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Magical Christmas 2 young children who were captivated by the visit, not just the Christmas story but also the history of Bath Abbey and surrounding area. Should definitely be a part of every persons visit to Bath.

Thank BathRFC
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend an hour. We visited for the guided tour and our guide Francesca was very knowledgeable and went at the pace of the slowest member of the party. Very interesting and fabulous views from the top. Timing was perfect as the...More

Thank tl-d1965
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We really enjoyed this church. From the moment we walked in, they made us feel at home. Admission was by donation and photography was allowed. While the abbey is proud of its history, it is not stuck there; there were many modern examples of religious...More

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Diane C
9 June 2015|
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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
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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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