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Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
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+44 1225 422462
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Mon 09:30 - 17:15
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Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church,...

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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On oasis of peace

We visited the Abbey and were absolutely delighted with it. A warm, friendly place where we were welcomed. It is a beautiful building but it much more than an historic building... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sussex
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Sussex
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Abbey and were absolutely delighted with it. A warm, friendly place where we were welcomed. It is a beautiful building but it much more than an historic building. It is a living Christian community that is active in the local community and further afield. No entry fee but a donation is asked for.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A splendid Abbey with interesting art exhibitions. The tour sets it apart. You can get behind the clock face, the roof and touch the great bells and really absorb some of it's history. The view from the very top is amazing. Try it!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A £4 donation is asked for entry but not insisted on. Incredible internal fanned arches and lead lighting. 400 year old graves on the floor and walls. A well loved church worth the visit

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Dover, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We popped into the Abbey to get a look after visiting the Roman Baths. While it is technically free to enter, they do ask for an entrance donation for a family. It wasn't bad, but not worth the entrance donation!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They expect a donation as you walk in but technically to view the abbey is free. The tour of the tower costs extra and takes about an hour

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Thank Chloe J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely to look around - very impressive detail in the decoration! Staff were helpful and polite and we even got a cup of tea while we were there as they were holding some weekly meeting! However, we were caught by surprise by someone in the meeting who was lovely to chat to at first explaining why she felt the need... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popped in for 40 minutes while visiting central Bath and was pleasantly surprised - a very full Abbey with lots to look at, in particular a wide range of grave/memorial plaques all around the walls, with lots of interesting British Empire and Naval links.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The architecture and decoration of the Abbey is incredible. Definitely worth a visit when in Bath even if you are not religious

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed visiting here, beautiful and in a good place - close to shops, restaurants and amenities

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For only £6 ea we did the tour of the Abbey tower and clock, well worth doing and a great view of the whole of Bath from the top. Very interesting and a very good guide... Lots and lots of narrow spiral steps tho....

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