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Bath Abbey

13 Kingston Buildings, 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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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“tower tour” (545 reviews)
“beautiful abbey” (383 reviews)
“stained glass” (211 reviews)
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13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
+44 1225 422462
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's worth checking out since it costs nothing. Beautiful architecture and well preserved history. Could've stayed much longer, but we arrived a bit late on Sunday afternoon, just before 6:30 service.

Thank John D
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting displays around the abbey and the shop was NOT full of tat. Hourly prayers were respected by all visitors.

Thank AlisonJB
Reviewed yesterday

It was a wonderful experience such a spiritual place, not just a relic of the past. There are volunteers on hand who are most happy to answer all your questions about the history of the Abbey.

Thank Di L
Reviewed yesterday

This Abbey contains many interesting artefacts and beautiful stained glass along with an attractive vaulted ceiling. Well worth a visit and it won't take long to see everything but please remember this is an active place of worship and should be treated with respect.

Thank TravellingTrix S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely visit. £4 suggested donation, but if you give more you are asked to fill in a gift aid declaration to enable a gift aid claim. Very busy and lots of people taking photographs of the beautiful stained glass windows. Lovely to walk around and...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the tower tour in the abbey and it was well worth the money. Great tour guide who was very informative and funny. The views from the top were beautiful and we saw some other bits along the way. Highly recommend

Thank Amber S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful church right in town. A small donation is appreciated but they don't insist. I had some spare Euros and they were happy to take that which was great because I could donate and get rid of some change I needed to change over anyway....More

1  Thank Georgia2295
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I visited on a Sunday, and it so happened that service was about to start. On a whim, we decided to attend, as we were both also Christians. The service was beautiful. The choir? Amazing! The temptation to video their performance was...More

Thank chequered_8787
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Abbey on the day I was in bath. The abbey is next to the Roman bath, so easy to find, and one of the tallest building in the town. Beautiful architecture, free entry, though donation is welcome. Unfortunately it is always full with...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the tower tour up more than 200 steps with George. He was great explanining everything and you could see he really loved explaining (he must have since he had to keed climbing those steps ALL day!). It is a 45 minute tour and...More

Thank Anahi C
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Diane C
Is there a menu online? Will be visiting Bath in May.
10 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
Are the spiral staircase enclosed? Or can you see what is below you?
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