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Bath Abbey

Bath BA1 1LT, England
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 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 3 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 4 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a quick tour on our first night in Bath. It was very well set up, beautiful lighting & an organist practising, which provided a wonderful atmosphere for our visit.

Thank AnnieMMcD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very relaxing hour looking around the abbey. Firstly, the lady on the door made a special effort to point out the recommended donation was purely voluntary and seemed genuinely grateful for our donation (I don’t like places that say voluntary but make...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

beautiful and lots of history to be learnt here Staff very friendly and polite , must see if visiting bath

Thank Rory C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So beautiful, not a religious person, but found the Abbey simply stunning and thought invoking. We each lit a candle for our late parents. The architecture is absolutely stunning and so intricate.

Thank Scotts-on-hollibobs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing architecture! Really enjoyed visiting Bath Abbey. Breathtakingly beautiful and left feeling peaceful and happy. There is a little shop that had some gorgeous gifts and treats. You only pay what you can afford and so it's a great family thing to do...More

Thank Zoogs S
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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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