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Had a nice walkaround the abbey, especially while a map of the place, pointing to such well-known... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Al W
Southampton, United Kingdom
Many treasures inside

The Norman architecture is delightful and there are also some treasures in the church. Don’t miss... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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.
Romsey SO51 8EL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice walkaround the abbey, especially while a map of the place, pointing to such well-known places and treasures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Al W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Norman architecture is delightful and there are also some treasures in the church. Don’t miss the tombs of Earl Mountbatten of Burma and the Palmerstons, the tomb of an early abbess, the cope stitched by the nuns before the Abbey was dissolved, the 13th...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BeginsInWonder
Reviewed 12 December 2018

An impressive, historic abbey, full of grandeur. Don't miss seeing the original signature of KIng Henry V111.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laurenceman
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The Abbey is a focal point in Romsey and creates quite an impression as you walk around it. Inside it is a bit austere and did not leave a lasting impression. Yes like all church interiors it has points of architectural and historical interest, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rambling_Pete
Reviewed 22 November 2018

The oldest building in Romsey, with the site used as an Abbey since Saxon times, over 1100 years. The current building was rebuilt by the Normans by 1250. Until 1540 there was a large nunnery attached, with lots of royal connections over the centuries. Daily...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank iancB5045ST
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We were welcomed into the Abbey (which is free) by a lovely member of the clergy who gave us a guide and a map of the building. Beautiful stained glass windows, medieval arches and altar. The most famous person buried within the Abbey building is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoJoPeters
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Probably didn't have enough time to do it justice - would recommend 45 mins - hour to do it properly. But worth the visit if in Romsey. They even do lunchtime musical recitals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank THE-MAN1998
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Amazing Sunday service, very friendly even though I was only visiting. Stunning stained glass windows and info on old exhibitions being shown

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nlayling
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This 12th century former Benedictine nunnery is the third church on this site, replacing its Anglo Saxon predecessors, the first of which was built in 993. It is now the largest parish church in Hampshire. The dominant architectural feature is the huge number of beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Romsey Abbey is in the centre of Romsey, although there is little street parking nearby, there are plenty of carparks only a few minutes’ walk away. As medieval ecclesiastical buildings go, this is not in the same league as the two great cathedrals in nearby...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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25 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|
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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)