Bath AbbeyCurrently Closed
- Address: 12, Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, United Kingdom
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +44-1225422462
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids, Architecture
A site of religious meditation since the 7th century, the abbey saw it’s grandest times during the 15th. The church seems to reach for the sky, and seems to be ready to take flight any second. Visitors delight in the many little aspects of its architecture that come together to create a soaring grandeur. Note the high arching windows, the oblong tower, the bells, the famous fan vaulting, the memorials to dignitaries and the imposing organ.
It’s truly magical if you attend during mass though. That’s when the spiritual magic of the place hits you. If you can, see if you can get a knowledgeable local to regale you with all the stories behind the abbey. It has quite the fascinating history.
- Photography is allowed.
- Take the tower tour and peep out from behind the clockwork.
- Minor donations are greatly appreciated.
- Buses on Orange Grove
- Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
- Burger King
- Tilleys Bistro
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95% of people who visit Bath include Bath Abbey in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
71.58% of people start their Bath Abbey visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bath Abbey
90.73% of people prefer walking in order to reach Bath Abbey
Stunning building but not very welcoming staff. When we came in, to view the interior there was service at one point then later some other activities taking place but staff did not advice when we could come back etc. just declared we can't come in. Never mind?
Not a cathedral (isn't home to a Bishop) this Anglican Church has beautiful fan vaulting, welcoming services, and a nice gift shop. The Abbey is truly the soul of Bath and a must see. Tower tour gives exceptional views of the city and when the sun is shining it looks like a city of gold.
Beautiful Abbey. Great stained glass and interesting ceiling. Fun gift shop too!
Lovely place to sit and contemplate life. Away from the crazy markets at Christmas and stores in summer. Beautiful.
A beautiful attraction, must-go when travelling to Bath. The staff is super friendly and helpful. You can enter for free, but it would be great if you can donate (in whichever amount that you wish to).