Tours

Health and Safety Information

You need to be reasonably fit and in good health to climb the narrow spiral stone staircase. Sensible footwear should be worn. Children aged 5 and over, who can climb the stairs independently and not be carried, are able to come up the Tower. Children aged 5-10 need one responsible adult per child. Children aged from 11-15 need one responsible adult per four children.

Tower Tours 

Take a look at the Abbey and the city of Bath from a different perspective, with our fully guided tour lasting 45-50 minutes. Tours run Monday-Saturday from Monday 2nd August and tickets are available to purchase from the Abbey Shop and Welcome Desk on the day. Adults - £10 Children (5-15) - £5.

All tours are delivered in line with current Covid-19 government guidelines. We encourage masks to be worn in the smaller enclosed spaces in the Tower and the use of hand sanitiser prior to the tour.

Private Tower Tours

We can offer private tours for visitors.

Climb the 212 steps to the top and on the way you’ll visit the ringing chamber, bells and clock face. At the top, enjoy stunning views of our beautiful city from the best vantage point in Bath.

Cost - Price on request

Please email towertours@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315 for more information or to book.

Romantic Tower Tours

Treat yourself and that special someone with an experience they will never forget. With breath-taking views from the top, as well as seeing behind-the-scenes of the Abbey clock and standing on top of our famous fan-vaulted ceiling but with the added twist, that it is just for two!

And for those ready to take the next step, why not pop the question at the top. You will always remember where you were when you decided to share your lives together, so chose a spot that’s pretty, private and unique.

Cost (per couple) - £200, includes complimentary champagne or non-alcoholic alternative.

Please email towertours@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315 for more information or to book.

Additional Information

  • Out of hours tours can be arranged for an additional cost.
  • Discounts are available for key workers, please mention this at the time of booking.