Health and Safety Information

You need to be reasonably fit and in good health to climb the narrow stone spiral staircases. Please make your guide aware if you have any issues that may affect your ability to complete the tour. Sensible footwear should be worn. Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a responsible adult (1 adult per 1 child, ages 5-10; 1 adult per 4 children, ages 11-15). Children must be able to climb and descend the stairs independently and should not be carried.

Tower Tours

Unfortunately, Tower Tours have been temporarily suspended due to the Coronavirus. 

Tickets: Adult £8; Child (5–15 years) £4; 2 for 1 for Discovery Card holders 

Take a look at the Abbey and the city of Bath from a different perspective with our fully guided tour (45-50 mins).

Climb 212 steps to the top of the Tower. On your way up, you'll get the chance to visit the ringing chamber, bells and clock. At the top, enjoy stunning views of our beautiful city and its surroundings from the best vantage point in Bath.

Tickets can be purchased from the welcome desk on the day of your visit.

We can arrange private tours for groups and schools. These must be booked in advance by contacting 01225 422462 or [email protected]

Tour Times

Mondays to Fridays 10am - 4pm on the hour

Saturdays Every half hour as above
Sundays Tower Tours closed
Tower Tour Closures Tours may not run during Services, special events, bell ringing or adverse weather conditions. Planned closures/variations will be shown below. Otherwise, please check with us on the day of your visit.

Romantic Tower Tours

Treat yourself and that special someone with an experience they’ll never forget. The view from the top alone encapsulates Bath as one of the world's most historic and romantic cities.

Our Romantic Tower Tours offer all the elements of our regular Tower Tours, including a look behind-the-scenes at the Abbey clock, the chance to chime the Abbey bells and even to stand on top of our famous vaulted ceiling. But with an added twist - it’s just for two!

And for those ready to take the next step, look no further for the perfect spot for a marriage proposal. You'll always remember where you were when you decided to share a life together, so choose a spot that's pretty, private and unique.

To book a Romantic Tower Tour, contact us today: 01225 422462 or [email protected]

Cost (per couple): £100
Includes champagne or non-alcoholic alternative

It may be possible to arrange an evening tour at extra cost. Please enquire for more details