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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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Fantastic Abbey

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
charlie92015
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Interesting

Well worth a visit if you are in Romsey and are interested in History. It was helpful to be given... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sandra k
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Fareham, 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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"lord mountbatten"
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"beautiful building"
in 15 reviews
"living church"
in 3 reviews
"lovely market town"
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"local church"
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"lovely stained glass windows"
in 3 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 5 reviews
"henry viii"
in 9 reviews
"buried here"
in 4 reviews
"volunteer staff"
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"walked round"
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"wonderful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"steeped in history"
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"town centre"
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"lots of history"
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"self guided tour"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended the 1662 service at 11.30. This was a very busy church with a service having just finished but there was nobody welcoming us into the building. We had to enquire about the toilet faciilities which are located outside the building. The service was...More

Thank Pete W
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RomseyAbbey, other at Romsey Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re delighted you chose to visit and worship at the Abbey last weekend. The third Sunday of the month is indeed a busy day with the additional 1662 service at 11.30am. Our stewards are on duty every day throughout the year and on Sundays start...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

quite big for the size of the town. the tombstones of some locally famous people can be found insode (including lord mountbatten). there are small gardens around which are peaceful.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Welcomed by a friendly volunteer and followed the self-guided tour on the leaflet. Lots of interesting things to see that you might otherwise miss. Well worth a visit.

Thank CarolS98
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We visited on a wet Sunday and were welcomed by four separate members of the church team. The building is impressive for a local church with a magnificent sounding organ. The building is fine with a mix of architectural styles. The Abbey was saved from...More

Thank ReadingRoamer
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I visited the Abbey on a Saturday afternoon. I was greeted by a very helpful guide who gave me a map an explained the suggested route and what to look for. It was great. There are some wonderful items to see and a good atmosphere.

Thank Les H
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The building was just amazing outside as it was inside. So peaceful. Plenty to see. Greeted at the door and given an interesting leaflet which help guide you round. Just wished I had more time to take it all in, but we were only in...More

Thank Paula R
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The abbey is a very impressive building to look at with lots of good architectural features. We didn’t go in but if we are in Romsey again we’ll spend more time here.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful building but cannot walk in without be accosted by do gooders. When I said that I'm local and don't need a guide was told "oh, so you know everything". Such a person should not be in a church lest the roof fall on them....More

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RomseyAbbey, Parish Office at Romsey Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

While our voluntary stewards earnestly strive to be friendly, your strength of feeling clearly indicates, that on this occasion their approach was unwelcome and potentially inappropriate. We do appreciate your feedback and it is helpful for us to be reminded and acknowledge that people come...More

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bjdrake2017
25 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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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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