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Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-422462
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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
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Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church,...

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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Active place of worship of Jesus.

Exhibition of diptychs - written verses from scriptures alongside matching embroidery/tapestry depicting the life of Jesus. This is a church which is clearly active in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exhibition of diptychs - written verses from scriptures alongside matching embroidery/tapestry depicting the life of Jesus. This is a church which is clearly active in worshipping Jesus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked the Tower Tour. Lots of steps and some narrow confined spaces, but something a bit different from the rest of our sightseeing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful building in the centre of Bath. The floors are decorated with memorials from 300 years or more ago. The ability light a candle was poignant at the time we visited. Although I'm in no way religious, after doing this there was a sense of calm wash over me. Although it was busy, it was still quiet and full of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth seeing this Abbey that sits on a site where there has been a church for over ten centuries. It adjoins the square where the Roman baths sit. We attended a Bath Spa university graduation ceremony with the appropriate pomp and circumstance for such an event.

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Sondrio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I don't know anything about history of art, but for sure at Bath Abbey it is worth a visit. Book a tour and go on the very top of the building. They will let you see the bells, how they work and the clock. I was feeling like Hugo Cabret!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Abbey's beauty speaks for its self. On a sunny day, the stained glass is amazing. If you're lucky, the choir will be practicing during your visit. Best part for me is the staff, who are friendly and generous with their knowledge. It's also not a huge time commitment if you just want a quick look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bath Abbey is beautiful. It is definitely worth a visit if you are in Bath. It's next to the Roman Baths. It's also a "living" church - we attended prayers there and found it a peaceful place for religious observation.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful to see my daughter graduate in this magnificent building. Amazing how warm it was in there.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Please don't miss these if you visit the Abbey. Extraordinarily beautiful. Consist of wonderful Calligraphy and Embroidery and such wonderful interpretation of extracts from the Gospels

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the abbey and paid £ 6 for a tour around the bells and the upper rooms (no free access). It was really useful as it gives you more informative insights on the abbey an how its caring has been transformed throughout the years. I would also highly recommend doing the free municipality tour before going as they will... More 

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