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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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Historical and interesting

Spent a very enjoyable couple of hours looking around the church and surroundings. The leaflet that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
angieandjay
Wonderful, very historic

Parking in Romsey was easy to find and hassle free due to the relative lack of traffic. Entry to... 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
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"lord mountbatten"
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"beautiful building"
in 17 reviews
"living church"
in 3 reviews
"architectural features"
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"lovely stained glass windows"
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"norman times"
in 3 reviews
"local church"
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"ancient history"
in 3 reviews
"small market town"
in 3 reviews
"henry viii"
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"buried here"
in 6 reviews
"anglo saxon"
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"resting place"
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"interesting facts"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"self guided tour"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a very enjoyable couple of hours looking around the church and surroundings. The leaflet that you’re given as you enter manoeuvre you around the abbey pointing out the treasures and details . Wonderful stories are imparted along with displays of works of art, some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking in Romsey was easy to find and hassle free due to the relative lack of traffic. Entry to the abbey was free and there were many notices referring to architectural features. There were fascinating memorial plaques, Mountbatten is buried here. Well worth a visit...More

Thank RossOrpington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in Romsey to walk around as we live in area, Bells ringing. on the way walking around Romsey , we walked into the Abbey, greeted by a verger. the bells were very loud outside but not inside which made us laugh. Not many people...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds are nice and relaxing with plenty of places to sit down and read. The abbey has a lovely feel.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady and gentleman on duty that morning were a great help and explained much of the ancient history of this great Abbey, Inside the peace and quiet are overwhelming. A lovely churvh to visit

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on the day England played Panama, so it was a quiet and peaceful visit. So much to see and experience. Some parts being Norman. A wonderful Abbey, beautiful architecture and steeped in history. The remains of Louis Mountbatten are interned here and a fitting...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

20 ft statue in Bronze of this great reformer. Situated on a small roundabout in the centre of Romsey. I had a job to get a photo due to passing traffic. On the plinth is very little inscription which is quite unusual, but worth a...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Need another visit, we were greeted by passionate folk, full of knowledge in this highly historical gem. Allow time to explore.

1  Thank Dee W
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Knew nothing about Romsey Abbey other than it existed. It turns out to be a fine building with an interesting history. It contains some Anglo-Saxon roods and a bill of sale signed by Henry VIII, so some things for history lovers. Friendly and helpful (but...More

1  Thank PLexE17
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place of “peace” Hundreds of years of prayer have produced an atmosphere of spirituality where you can sit and be quiet and feel Gods Grace and ask for his guidance today, tomorrow and always.

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bjdrake2017
May 24, 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.
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car0lann47
May 11, 2017|
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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)
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