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!
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).Buy now!
Full list of tours during the Romsey Festival (see individual days for more detail of each tour – all in Romsey Abbey unless shown):
|Sat 1||Stained glass|
|Mon 3||Victorian improvements|
|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|
|Fri 14||Works of art|
|Sat 15||St. Swithun’s, Crampmoor (at St. Swithun’s)|
|Sun 16||Saints in the Abbey|