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BY TRAIN

The station is called BATH SPA. There are frequent high-speed connections to London Paddington. For a slower service that is likely to be cheaper, try London Waterloo.

Major cities such as Birmingham and Manchester have frequent services via Bristol. The south coast ports of Southampton and Portsmouth have direct services by train. 

Bath Abbey is less than ten minutes walk from the station.

BY COACH

There are coach dropping-off points on North Parade Road and Orange Grove. The Coach Park is in Riverside Coach & Lorry Park, off Green Park Road, three minutes walk from the centre.

On foot

Bath is well suited to pedestrians and most hotels and guest houses are within easy reach of the city centre.

BY CAR

From the M4 - Leave the M4 at Junction 18 and take the A46 towards Bath.
From Bristol - Take the A4 into Bath.
From Salisbury - Take the A36 into Bath.
From the South West -The straightforward route would be via the M5 and M4 approaching Bath from the north and using the Lansdown Park and Ride.

PARKING

The nearest short stay car park is a five-minute walk away at the Podium in Northgate Street, BA1 5AL, or the Southgate car park in St. James Parade, BA1 1TP.

Alternatively, Bath offers four Park & Ride services. There are services from three sites Monday to Friday and four sites on Saturdays. Regular bus services run into the city at least every 15 minutes. All buses are wheelchair and pushchair friendly.

CONTACT US

Bath Abbey Office, 12 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT

Telephone 01225 422462 Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm (Answerphone available outside these hours)

Fax 01225 429990

Email office@bathabbey.org

The office is generally open to visitors Monday to Friday 9.00am – 1.30pm