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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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Tower Tours, Free General Admission, Quiet and Serene

Bath Abbey is beautiful, with an amazing history and fantastic Gothic features. Entrance is free, but friendly visitors who appreciate the historic, spiritual, and cultural... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Bath Abbey is beautiful, with an amazing history and fantastic Gothic features. Entrance is free, but friendly visitors who appreciate the historic, spiritual, and cultural value of this beautiful Abbey should donate a few pounds for continued preservation. Tower tours allow visitors to go to the top of the Abbey, an opportunity I sadly missed (since I inquired about tours... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Peaceful. We were lucky to hear choristers sing. Liked the informative written guide. Beautiful stained glass windows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Only and entry fee if you want to go up through the tower. To go into the abbey is a donation. Staff friendly and welcoming Architecture very interesting Space for personal reflection Interesting displays and good selection of books for publication Glad I saw inside and wanted to go back but didn't have time On the hour they do a... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Really lovely exhibition. Not as large as I remember. Never happy to pay "a donation". Commuion service carried our alongside visitors. Welcoming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A haven in the centre of Bath. Interesting features including many memorials to many souls. Look out for a service which you might attend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

They have drawings and embroidery work on display at the moment, and they alone are worth a visit. It is refreshing to visit an 'Abbey' that offers you a choice of making a donation rather than demanding an extortionate entrance fee. Take note, Canterbury, etc. Lovely place.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Bath Abbey is a medieval Gothic church where the first king of England was crowned. The Abbey will interest historians, architects, church goers and curious children. The Tower Tour is 212 steps upwards to the bell tower, bell room and behind the clock face. One bell weighs as much as an SUV. Many years ago, one bell was cracked and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Visited this place a few years ago. A very impressive and grand structure! Remember to walk to the top for a view of Bath! Simply awesome!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic cathedral and a must see for your visit list. Negative could be the set open times.It is a fantastic place to sit and soak up the church atmosphere. There are plenty of people to answer your question too. It is located directly across from the roman baths.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

A lovely Abbey, with lots to see and friendly volunteers who are happy to add to your experience and show you special things you could easily miss. Full of history and at present the Bath Abbey Diptychs are on display and make the visit worthwhile just for them.

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