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Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-422462
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Sun 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval...
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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Bath Abbey is free to visit, although the entrance to it seems to be designed to make you feel you have to donate. There are lots of pleas for donations inside too. I am happy to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Canterbury, United Kingdom

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Bath Abbey is free to visit, although the entrance to it seems to be designed to make you feel you have to donate. There are lots of pleas for donations inside too. I am happy to support the upkeep of these buildings, but don't like to feel too pressurised to do so.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place - fantastic building inside Detailed, coloured stained glass windows. Some information around the place explained what we were seeing. The "suggested donation" should REALLY be called an Entrance Fee - just own up to it and admit that's what it is - would take away he need for haggling/explaining etc

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Bath Abbey is standing in the middle of the Bath Town Centre, Once it was the official building of this little town, a lot of history is inside and one can spend hours to explore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our guide told us that the original building got destroyed (bombed by Germans) and this is "only 700 years old" cause it was rebuilt on the same site. He told us "not to pay for it" but there are two people sitting right in front of you waiting for a fixed amount of donation written behind them when you get... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is next to the Roman Baths. The inside & outsides are very nice, but I would not have visited if I was not going to the Roman Baths. There is a lack of nearby parking. Also, the nearby streets are confusing & I got a $100 fine because my car was in a bus only lane for about 10... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the tour of the Bath Abbey tower. Not only do you get an amazing view of the city, but the tour also gives you plenty of interesting information on the history of the building and of the city: it's like seeing the abbey from the inside. The guide was very friendly, lively, and was really excellent at... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very informative, excellent tour guides for the tower tour, a very different and enjoyable experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Saw this while we were at the Roman Baths but did not go there. Shame but it was very pretty from the outside and I took a photo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My two youngest children had there Christmas school carol service here, it was an amazing experience and a truly exceptionally great atmosphere. A great place to visit any time, but Christmas always seems even more atmospheric.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

In my world if Europe's many abc (another big church) this one is average. The outside is beautiful and worth a few pictures. The inside is nice and well kept and the volunteers are very knowledgable. However you probably only need about 10 minutes inside. Church is accessible for strollers.

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Additional Information about Bath Abbey

Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-422462
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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