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Romsey Abbey

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Address: Romsey SO51 8EL, England
Phone Number: 44 1794 513125
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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.
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,Fabulous Romsey Abbey

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Stockbridge, England, United Kingdom
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English first
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.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 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.

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Portsmouth
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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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.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Friendly welcome at the Abbey and a guide leaflet to make sure you see everything and get an explanation. The saxon scalp and plait was amazing. Hampshire Youth Orchestra were rehearsing so that the visit even more special. Fascinating artifacts. They even have a shop and you put the money in a box. The daffodils were just appearing in the... More 

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Wonderful Norman architecture. Very informative printed information and Abbey steward very knowledgeable. Thorougly enjoyed he Sunday service.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Romsey as a town is a lovely place and if in the area you should take the time to visit the lovely Norman Abbey. It is well kept and very quaint and puts a lot of cathedrals to shame. A lovely Abbey - a must visit if in the area

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Windsor
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Have watched many wedding there nice location its near the shops if you like horse and carriages and looking at old fashioned wedding cars great place on a sunny Satuday

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We are very fortunate in England to not only have so many fine cathedrals but also several Minsters and Abbey churches which are almost as splendid. I feel that Romsey Abbey is somewhat overshadowed by its proximity to the better known cathedrals of Winchester and Salisbury. Romsey Abbey is a splendid sight with its wonderful Norman carvings, paintings, tapestries, statues,... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A large Norman/Early English abbey church, now a parish church, with some Saxon remains. The nave is particularly fine and the choir and east end chapels well worth seeing. There are also a number of interesting tombs, including a monument to a member of the crew of the Titanic and the tomb of Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

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