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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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A must visit, if you are in the area

Such a lovely Abbey. I wanted to pay my respects to Lord Mountbatten, who is burried in the Abbey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KATE W
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Truro, United Kingdom
Excellent

We were met by a guide who spent a lot of time explaining the history of the abbey. It was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jmcc150
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London, 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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  • Average1%
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Romsey SO51 8EL, England
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+44 1794 513125
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"lord mountbatten"
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"beautiful building"
in 16 reviews
"living church"
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"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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"peaceful place"
in 5 reviews
"henry viii"
in 9 reviews
"buried here"
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"volunteer staff"
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"steeped in history"
in 5 reviews
"interesting facts"
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"lots of history"
in 4 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were met by a guide who spent a lot of time explaining the history of the abbey. It was very interesting and much appreciated. The abbey is well worth a visit. The information leaflet is well written.

Thank Jmcc150
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s easy to go to Romsey a couple of times and not see the Abbey. That’s what happened to me. But after stumbling upon it one afternoon we spent quite some time inside admiring the architecture and learning about its history. It’s an amazing place...More

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Amazing old abbey church that is the focal point of Romsey whether you are religious or not. Extraordinary history and a beautiful building

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really beautiful place, peaceful and perfect. I have been several times with my friend David Johnson to this place. I really like while bell is ringing. Still buzzing in my ear..really missing.........hope to visit again.

Thank lamaprakash
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Romsey Abbey is an interesting church dating back to Norman times with many interesting facts. Always open with no charge (donations are welcome) There are stewards who will greet you but will not intrude on your visit if you wish to be left to wander....More

Thank Gillian B
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We spent an interesting hour walking around Romsey Abbey, the guide was helpful when we arrived, explaining the basics and giving a pamphlet with directions and information to get he most from our visit. I didn’t know that Earl Mountbatten was buried here, or that...More

Thank TessDunmow_Essex
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Truly beautiful! Peaceful and perfect. Worth a visit for some time to think or to learn your history. Very welcoming staff.

Thank Foodlover5700
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, so beautiful. People very friendly. Small gifts and especially cards very good value.

Thank charlie92015
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Well worth a visit if you are in Romsey and are interested in History. It was helpful to be given an information leaflet. It was also nice to visit for free which makes a change these days. There was a box to put some money...More

Thank sandra k
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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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