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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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An impressive parish church

We visited on a wet Sunday and were welcomed by four separate members of the church team. The... read more

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Romsey Abbey

I visited the Abbey on a Saturday afternoon. I was greeted by a very helpful guide who gave me a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a wet Sunday and were welcomed by four separate members of the church team. The building is impressive for a local church with a magnificent sounding organ. The building is fine with a mix of architectural styles. The Abbey was saved from...More

Thank ReadingRoamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Abbey on a Saturday afternoon. I was greeted by a very helpful guide who gave me a map an explained the suggested route and what to look for. It was great. There are some wonderful items to see and a good atmosphere.

Thank Les H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building was just amazing outside as it was inside. So peaceful. Plenty to see. Greeted at the door and given an interesting leaflet which help guide you round. Just wished I had more time to take it all in, but we were only in...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The abbey is a very impressive building to look at with lots of good architectural features. We didn’t go in but if we are in Romsey again we’ll spend more time here.

Thank TheLoftysPoole
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful building but cannot walk in without be accosted by do gooders. When I said that I'm local and don't need a guide was told "oh, so you know everything". Such a person should not be in a church lest the roof fall on them....More

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RomseyAbbey, Parish Office at Romsey Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

While our voluntary stewards earnestly strive to be friendly, your strength of feeling clearly indicates, that on this occasion their approach was unwelcome and potentially inappropriate. We do appreciate your feedback and it is helpful for us to be reminded and acknowledge that people come...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Whilst on a Churches Conference in Christchurch we went on an outing to Romsey Abbey and what a wonderful building it is. There is so much history to explore including the facts relating to Lord Mountbattan whose remains are within the church. I am sure...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Over 1300 years old, this building has lots of fascinating features including Saxon heritage brought from other buildings. There is also modern art around the place which shows how busy and active Romsey is as a living church. Very clean and tidy. Great shop, book...More

Thank janeandmo
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Wow this Abbey is Awesome,there are some Beautiful Stained windows,and lots of other things to look at,the guides are very helpful people who will tell you what's what.Lord Mountbatten Tomb is in the Chapel,he was a much loved person in Romsey.it is a must see...More

Thank hillsymay
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I spent only about 30 minutes in this grand building but I could have spent an hour. It was peaceful and light. The vaulted ceiling was unadorned but elegant. The side chapels were small but interesting. The monument to St Barbe is very unusual. Lord...More

Thank Hstevens282
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The Abbey is the dominant building in the small market town of Romsey, a magnificent place of worship. The building is huge and beautiful and a pleasure to wander through. It is the resting place for Earl Mountbatten- an elegant stone set in the floor...More

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24 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.
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)