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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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Bath BA1 1LT, England
Bath BA1 1LT, England
+44 1225 422462
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow! Such a beautiful place to visit. We were approached by one of the guides who gave us a great insite into the Abbey history. A real must for any visitor to Bath.

Thank robn69rr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location and a stunning building whether you are interested in history, architecture or just doing the general tourist visits. You should miss out on this wonderful old building steeped in character and history.

Thank Getabout01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in on our walk around Bath. Fantastic architecture the ceiling is spectacular. You make a donation on entering.

Thank jane53England
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first visit to the Abbey. Will take you as long or as short as you wish to walk around - it's not huge - but very interesting and lots to take in. The staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend a...More

Thank Lena J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Right beside the Roman Baths, Bath’s Gothic Abbey is at the heart of the town and offers spectacular views of the local area from the roof. While it’s free entry, I wanted to do the guided tower tour but I had read it’s numbers are...More

Thank cjudge109
Reviewed 5 days ago

A step back in time. A wonderful building to walk through. Very close to other main attractions in Bath as well.

Thank magpiegirl036
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another of Bath’s tourist must-sees. In the day we went we could not enter so cannot comment in the quality of the internals.

Thank ElCapitanRich658
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bath Abbey (not a Cathedral) is a magnificent Gothic edifice built of Bath stone, which positively glows when the setting sun falls upon the ancient walls. If you are lucky enough to see this remarkable light show, it is as if the entire structure is...More

Thank MTremain
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice place to visit but when you go in and pay a voluntary entrance fee they do not tell you that you have to buy a ticket to go up into the tower. That would have been a good bit of advice...More

Thank y2k1phoenix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas shoppers service - we noticed the main doors were open when we just happened to be nearby, and people were pouring in. We joined them, and discovered a short service was due to start in 10 minutes. A couple of...More

Thank Caroletc
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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