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Romsey Abbey

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Address: Romsey SO51 8EL, England
Phone Number: 44 1794 513125
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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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A calm oasis in a lovely market town.

We live very close to Romsey Abbey and I'm often in there both worshipping and just wandering around enjoying the history it has, wonderful guides who are happy to answer any... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sharron W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We live very close to Romsey Abbey and I'm often in there both worshipping and just wandering around enjoying the history it has, wonderful guides who are happy to answer any questions you have and a quaint little gift shop where you can get the Memento of your visit and a feeling of Peace throughout the building. The services are... More 

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Thank Sharron W
Romsey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Romsey Abbey is a fantastic old abbey (well nunnery really) saved from the ravages of Henry VIII by four twonsmen who petioned the Knig to let them buy it for £100. It then changed from being an abbey to the parish church for Romsey. Contains the grave of Earl Mountbatten of Burma. If you see one advertised go on a... More 

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Thank John P
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Abbey as a tourist and as a worshipper. I can recommend being both. When the full choir is available, the music at services is supreme, but they are not always there because of school holidays. But a visitor who wants history will not be disappointed either. Lord Louis Mountbatten is buried there. The purchase of a... More 

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Thank Peter A
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like churches and old buildings, this is for you. Helpful staff and a useful free guide leaflet. A quiet oasis in the heart of Romsey and a shelter from the sun on a hot day. Allow c. 20 - 30 mins for a good look. Carpark just outside.

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1 Thank Stephen B
Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning architecture and Cannon Sledge is so friendly. Enjoy regular visits with the children's school and other community offerings.

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1 Thank cardiffr0cks
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited romsey abbey many time.its a wonderful Abbie to visit.really super,architecturally stunning,lots to see,thes a quiet prayer area,at thr front of the abbey.there is always someone to meet you when you no o to this be back in 5 ..... Ttfm?.

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Thank Lisa G
England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is must visit if you are near Romsey. The beauty of the building will speak for it self. If the organ is being played it will be a great bonus. The Queen and Prince Philip recently attended a wedding here.

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1 Thank CROOKHAM
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Romsey abbey for a Christening and witnessed a great service in a beautiful building. The abbey is breath taking and very interesting to walk round. The grounds are beautiful too and Romsey high street is a short walk from the abbey and is a nice place to walk around. Easily could spend a day walking around Romsey abbey... More 

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1 Thank Suzi L
Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

special place. Daughter married there. Went on a guided tour with history society and learned more. Well worth a visit for a service or general look

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Romsey Abbey again after many years. It is such an interesting place to walk around. A guide greets you and gives you a leaflet and tells you a little bit about the Abbey and particularly where to find Lord Mountbatten's grave and she explained why he was facing an opposite direction to the other graves. I could have... More 

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