We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Romsey Abbey

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Romsey SO51 8EL, England
Phone Number: 44 1794 513125
Website
Description: The little market town of Romsey features a rare and intact medieval hall...
The little market town of Romsey features a rare and intact medieval hall house that was part of Romsey Abbey (circa 1120 AD,) and which today serves as the center for Anglican worship and civic events.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 98 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A lovely Abbey in a quiet town

Popped in to visit this ancient place of worship and was greeted by a steward who supplied a leaflet and some information. Entry is free although donations towards upkeep are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Vinylman101
,
Newquay, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
Newquay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Popped in to visit this ancient place of worship and was greeted by a steward who supplied a leaflet and some information. Entry is free although donations towards upkeep are welcomed. The place has a sense of calm and should be a must for anyone wanting to unwind for a few minutes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
devon uk
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
41 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Not only is this a fine building with many Norman features but it is place of great solemnity. we were lucky to visit on a reasonably quiet day and could wander round at leisure looking for the points of interest in the guide.

Was this review helpful? Yes
weymouth
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We visited on a Sunday so had to wait for the service to finish - and didn't have a lot of time, however, although It's not perhaps the most imposing building from the outside, there is a lot to look at inside - it's where Mountbatten is buried as it was local to his family home at Broadlands.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Romsey Hampshire
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A beautiful abbey, peaceful, and historic, lots of information to learn , a lovely place to light a candle.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went during the Easter weekend and had a look around. We were given a guide which explains points of interest. Worth a look!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Romsey Abbey is a beautiful place if you are in the area it is worth visiting. There are gardens outside which is perfect for a picnic on a sunny day.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stockbridge, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

..Best attraction, all staff so knowledgeable and friendly...enjoyed our visit enormously...highlight of our visit to the South...thank you.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Such a beautiful Abbey. I never tire of visiting this Abbey as it is such a peaceful, tranquil and thought provoking place. The architecture is so amazing and stain windows so beautiful.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Portsmouth
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Warmly welcomed and given leaflet on entrance. Pretty abbey well detailed and presented. You can park right outside for free for up to an hour too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A visit to this Abbey will bring you back 1000 years with its architecture. Lots of memorial tomes/stone of distinguished persons including Earl Mountbatten. A must see if you are visiting Romsey.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Romsey Abbey also viewed

 

Been to Romsey Abbey? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Romsey Abbey staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?