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Bath Abbey, Somerset


  • Located in Bath, Somerset, South West England, England
  • Bath Abbey, 12 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT
  • Within the Bath City UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Founded in the seventh century as a Benedictine monastery
  • Bath Abbey received cathedral status in the eleventh century
  • Joint cathedral status awarded by Pope Innocent IV to Bath and Wells in 1245
  • As a result the building fell into disrepair
  • Rebuilt and then destroyed during the early sixteenth century
  • Perpendicular Gothic architecture
  • Bath Abbey was then restored by Elizabeth I
  • Sir George Gilbert Scott restored Bath Abbey during the reign of Queen Victoria

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www.bathabbey.org
Bath Abbey, Somerset


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Roman Baths

Located in Bath, Somerset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Built on the only naturally occurring hot springs in the United Kingdom. Within the Bath City UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Roman Baths (and the Bath Pump Room) receive over a million visitors a year. A Roman temple wa...

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Guildhall

Located in Bath, Somerset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Guildhall in Bath was designed in 1776 by Thomas Baldwin as a replacement for the Stuart Guildhall. Considered one of the finest examples of Adam-style interiors in England. Today it serves as Bath's town hall...

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Pump Room, Bath

Located in Bath, Somerset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Next to the Roman Baths, visitors drank Bath's famous spring water in the Pump Room for its reputed health benefits. Within the Bath City UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also used for social functions. The Pump Room was buil...

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Best Western Abbey Hotel, Bath
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 60; Rates: 57 - 350 Per Night

This Georgian building is in Bath city centre, 300 metres from the Abbey, the Roman Baths and Bath Spa Railway Station It mixes historic character with modern comforts, including free Wi-Fi...

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Parade Park, Bath
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 38; Rates: 49 - 130 Per Night

Located in the heart of Bath, this traditional Georgian townhouse has many original features and wonderful views across the Parade Gardens towards Bath Abbey...

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Pratt's Hotel, Bath
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 46; Rates: 60 - 140 Per Night

In the heart of historic Bath stands Pratt's Hotel, ideally situated for guests wishing to explore this magical city Pratt's team aim to ensure that you have an enjoyable and memorable stay...

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