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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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lovely abbey

went there on 5/7/15. we walk around the abbey it's a lovely area . the roman baths are close . a must if your visiting bath.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

went there on 5/7/15. we walk around the abbey it's a lovely area . the roman baths are close . a must if your visiting bath.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

nothing can prepare you for the splendour of this abbey with over 1,000 years of history.The guides are really helpful and very proud to show off their treasure of a building.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We liked getting away from the tourist and retail bustle and enjoyed the sense of calm and grandeur that the Abbey offers to the visitor. Clear glass in many of the windows allows a sense of light that benefits the interior.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

One of the many historical sites we saw. Many things to do around this area. Plenty of places to see and just loved the place especially around London many eateries around the Thames near the London eye, worth going up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Bath Abbey and looking at the interesting architecture and stain glass windows . You pays reasonable small fee to get in. The gift shop has a good selection of books and other items to remember your visit here as well as some sweets. It's worth going to the Roman Baths which are next door from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The abbey is quite small but I don't think I have ever seen so many memorials in one place. The stained glass windows are wonderful and it is a very peaceful place to visit. It does cost £2.50 to enter but it is a voluntary payment and worth it as it contributes to the upkeep of this ancient abbey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Take your time and read the inscriptions. There is a guide to the stained glass in the East window - It gives you the story being told by the pictures - Absolutely fascinating, even for an atheist like me.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Abbey taken over for two days for University Graduation ceremonies so shut to worshippers, visitors and tourists. Very very disappointing when most people visit Bath for only one or two days and discover that the main place of worship and place of sanctuary gives commercial interests a higher priority. Good for graduates but disappointing for worshippers and visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were certainly glad we took advantage of this opportunity. Don't let the idea of climbing 212 steps up the church tower put you off; the views from the roof of the Abbey Church are spectacular. Our guides, Hele and George, were enthusiastic, knowledgeable and helpful in explaining the construction of the Abbey, how the church clock worked and who(and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

what an interesting building just the share size is spectacular and the stain glass windows speak for themselves. I recommend going on the tower walk great views over Bath as well as finding out about the history of the tower and the bells.

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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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