Tickets can be purchased from the Welcome Desk on arrival at the Abbey.
Children (5 -15) £3.50
Families 10% discount
Up to 2 adults + accompanying children
No charge for Discovery Card holders or BA1 & BA2 residents
With card or proof of address
Audio Guide £3.50
Chapels are provided for private prayer, please speak to a member of staff for access
Visiting Hours (excludes services)
As an active working church in the community, at times the Abbey is open for services and special events and therefore closed for visiting. Please see the variations to visiting times below:
Thurs 14 Closed until 1pm
Fri 15 Closed 1.15 until 4pm
Sat 23 Closed from 3.30pm for Harvest Supper
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.
There are coach dropping-off points on North Parade Road and Orange Grove. For details of coach parking, please click here.
Clean air zone
Clean air zones are being introduced across England - please check the rules for Bath and North East Somerset on the Council website.
Bath is well suited to pedestrians and most hotels and guest houses are within easy reach of the city centre.
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.
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. For details of disabled parking, please see the Bath and North East Somerset Council website.
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.