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Romsey Abbey

Romsey SO51 8EL, England
+44 1794 513125
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Beautiful situation, lovely town, shame about the traffic wardens

Never visited before, lovely abbey church, super small market town. Waitrose & Aldi, so something... read more

Reviewed yesterday
East Sussex
A sizeable attraction

Surprising this is a very large church with grounds to match. It almost has the look and feel of a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
+44 1794 513125
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Reviewed yesterday

Never visited before, lovely abbey church, super small market town. Waitrose & Aldi, so something for everyone, but Tesco barred. Really friendly people, including even the traffic warden who encouraged me to appeal against the parking ticket I had been tricked into by a system...More

Thank SussexPilgrim285
Reviewed 3 days ago

Surprising this is a very large church with grounds to match. It almost has the look and feel of a cathedral. It is free and open every day. Apparently volunteers man the church throughout the day but I didn’t see any. I much prefer to...More

Thank joe_green
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super Abbey in a lovely town the Abbey is very interesting with lots of history and with Lord Mountbattens grave lovely helpers on hand to give advice on the history of the Abbey and area. Smashing bakery on the high street.

Thank 930barriew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the lovely market town of Romsey...so you could grab a bite to eat as there is a great fish n chip shop next door :)

Thank cannav0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Romsey a number of times, but weren't aware of the Abbey. There were some unusual wicker sculptures in the grounds, the Abbey is impressive with some lovely stained glass windows,

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a spare day so decided to visit Romsey which was close by because we needed money and didn't have any other expectations. We checked the tourist offerings and noted the Abbey, which started life as a Benedictine Abbey of Nuns in C 907....More

Thank Rex06
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went to see the Abbey and there was a quilt display funished by Romsay Quilters, what a wonderful suprise!

Thank GlobalSilverbirch
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited again on the day of the Beggar's Fair. The Abbey is obviously steeped in history and has endless marvellous architectural features. The Abbey is very tranquil and you do not want to leave. Today they hosted an exhibition of quilts, all shapes, sizes and...More

Thank minnytwo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are in Romsey this is a place to visit staff. Very helpful first went to Christmas concert it was magical

Thank christine w
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We called in on a Sunday morning when the Abbey was busy with Christenings. We were still welcome to wander around but it was a pity that there were no information leaflets available. It is not a huge Abbey but it is evidently much loved...More

Thank Pengor
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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.
11 May 2017|
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)