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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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A quiet place

The lady and gentleman on duty that morning were a great help and explained much of the ancient... read more

Reviewed today
braithwaite12
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Beautiful and serene.

Visited on the day England played Panama, so it was a quiet and peaceful visit. So much to see and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
1dustyrhodes
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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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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Romsey SO51 8EL, England
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"lord mountbatten"
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"beautiful building"
in 17 reviews
"living church"
in 3 reviews
"lovely stained glass windows"
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"norman times"
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"local church"
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"small market town"
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"henry viii"
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"buried here"
in 5 reviews
"anglo saxon"
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"interesting facts"
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"steeped in history"
in 5 reviews
"lots of history"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"self guided tour"
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"leaflet"
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"earl"
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Reviewed today

The lady and gentleman on duty that morning were a great help and explained much of the ancient history of this great Abbey, Inside the peace and quiet are overwhelming. A lovely churvh to visit

Thank braithwaite12
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on the day England played Panama, so it was a quiet and peaceful visit. So much to see and experience. Some parts being Norman. A wonderful Abbey, beautiful architecture and steeped in history. The remains of Louis Mountbatten are interned here and a fitting...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

20 ft statue in Bronze of this great reformer. Situated on a small roundabout in the centre of Romsey. I had a job to get a photo due to passing traffic. On the plinth is very little inscription which is quite unusual, but worth a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need another visit, we were greeted by passionate folk, full of knowledge in this highly historical gem. Allow time to explore.

Thank Dee W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knew nothing about Romsey Abbey other than it existed. It turns out to be a fine building with an interesting history. It contains some Anglo-Saxon roods and a bill of sale signed by Henry VIII, so some things for history lovers. Friendly and helpful (but...More

Thank PLexE17
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place of “peace” Hundreds of years of prayer have produced an atmosphere of spirituality where you can sit and be quiet and feel Gods Grace and ask for his guidance today, tomorrow and always.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get invited to a christening at romsey abbey . it is very welcoming for children and families beautiful grounds . The priest gave the most wonderful service .

Thank rachelmbailey
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful Abbey with so much to offer well worth visiting to see a great building but all to feel the atmosphere of such a place the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and friendly Any one who is interested in history should visit this...More

Thank PeteBigge
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant Abbey set in peaceful surroundings with nice gardens.There is no charge to go in but a donation is encouraged.Nice lawn to sit on on a sunny day.

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Such a lovely Abbey. I wanted to pay my respects to Lord Mountbatten, who is burried in the Abbey, but there is so much to see, well worth a visit.

Thank KATE W
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bjdrake2017
24 May 2017|
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Response from APavl0va | Reviewed this property |
Behind the magistrates court. If this is full try Lortemore place car park.Two mins walk through King John's house garden (back entrance) to Church st.
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car0lann47
11 May 2017|
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Response from RomseyAbbey | Property representative |
Good morning, Dogs are allowed on the open grass area to the north of the Abbey. Only Guide Dogs are allowed in the enclosed and gated area on the south and east (South Garth)
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