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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tower tour” (564 reviews)
“beautiful abbey” (395 reviews)
“stained glass” (219 reviews)
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Bath BA1 1LT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bath abbey is a stunning building both inside and out. It is free to enter and only accepts generous donations. There is information on a leaflet along with a very simple map which is very useful for identifying the 'important' parts of the church. I...More

Thank Teshene
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This a beautiful abbey that started to be built in the 1400s. It is located in the centre of bath opposite the Roman baths. There is no charge to enter but a donation is recommended. The abbey is beautiful with amazing architecture and huge stain...More

Thank Jessica-sykes30
Reviewed yesterday

Bath Abbey was one of a long list of 'must visits' during our stay in Bath and it did not disappoint. The magic of medeival eclesiastical architecture never ceases to create wonder in my mind. The imagination and technical execution with only basic tools to...More

Thank 397Weights
Reviewed yesterday

There are many Abbeys and Cathedrals to be seen in the world but this one is a gem of one. Not only is it beautiful, but its stories are told on the walls and the graves of those who have been interred there. As with...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This must be the best value for money when visiting Bath. £6 and 212 steps later and you have stunning views over Bath. On the way up you see the bell ringers chamber, the bells and the clock face (from behind). The guides provide an...More

Thank JohnB042
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very impressive both inside and out. beautiful stained glass windows. there were people around to answer questions and also you could attend a service. donation for entry (suggested at £4.00 but up to you.) !

Thank sussexite
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Abbey has a very calm atmosphere. There was an amazing display of needlework depicting the life of Jesus. I particularly enjoyed the stained glass windows.

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed looking around here, stunning architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. Particular thanks go to the lovely lady on the desk as we walked in that provided a tour leaflet in Welsh. This was much appreciated by my Welsh speaking daughter and will be...More

Thank Magimum293
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There was a challenging quiz for the children. An easier one for younger children might be a good idea. The tower tour was fascinating and worthwhile. The artwork was stunning. And we heard a brilliant organ concert (lunchtime) as well as a sensitively led quiet...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gorgeous place of worship. striking details and symbolism around every turn. Really enjoyed working on the kids scavenger hunt with my son although it seemed nearly impossible and we would have appreciated more detail/explanation about what we were finding/looking at. Everyone we met inside was...More

Thank Pam I
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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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