Insights Into The Abbey: Bell Tower Tour

  • 03:00 PM
  • Romsey Abbey, The Abbey, Romsey, SO51 8EP
  • 01794 513125

Saturday, 3pm-3.45pm


Each day throughout the Festival, one of the Abbey Tour Guides will explore a different aspect of the history, life and art of the Abbey.  Every day something different!

All tours start 3pm, and will last for about 45 minutes.IMG_3432 - Copy

Today’s Tour: Saturday 8th July is :-

BELL TOWER TOUR. Guest Guide: Andrew Glover, Tower Captain of the Abbey Ringers.

A strenuous climb precedes watching experts in the ringing chamber. See records dating way back. Also a chance to see over the town.

Numbers strictly limited to 16, age 10+, fitness to climb essential, and ready to climb at 3pm.

Tickets £4.  All proceeds to Romsey Abbey funds.

Available from Romsey TIC (01794 512987), online or on the door (subject to places still being available).

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Abbey - from Church Place

Full list of tours during the Romsey Festival (see individual days for more detail of each tour – all in Romsey Abbey unless shown):

Date Topic
Sat 1 Stained glass
Sun 2 Sculptures
Mon 3 Victorian improvements
Tue 4 Monuments
Wed 5 Archaeology
Thu 6 Woodwork
Fri 7 Around the outside (or textiles, excluding vestments, if wet)
Sat 8 Bell tower (must be booked in advance)
Sun 9 A tour for children (5-12 years’ old)
Mon 10 Broadlands links
Tue 11 Vestments
Wed 12 Organs
Thu 13 Memorials
Fri 14 Works of art
Sat 15 St. Swithun’s, Crampmoor (at St. Swithun’s)
Sun 16 Saints in the Abbey