Educational Visits to Romsey Abbey

We want to make Romsey Abbey as useful as possible to your school (College/University) to enhance the curriculum you offer your students.

We want to make sure that every visit you make meets your needs but might also exceed your expectations. To do this we want to tailor each visit to your specific requirements.

We have a dedicated person for you to call on for support. Chris Pritchard who has been a teacher, Headteacher and education adviser can meet you in your school, liaise with individual staff, be present in the Abbey when you visit and support you with follow up ideas.

If you are thinking about using Romsey Abbey, Chris would be delighted to meet you to find out how the Abbey can be the ‘best resource’ on your doorstep. If you already use the Abbey, Chris would be delighted to ensure your visit is facilitated so your students get the best experience they can.

Within the team at Romsey Abbey, we can also support schools with collective worship, religious education, ethos and values. Please do get in contact with Chris, to talk about possibilities or to discuss a particular need on

07914 545 763 or

To book a visit to Romsey Abbey, please contact the Parish Office on 01794 513 125 or email

We look forward to meeting you.

Local firm Trench 1 Archaeology offer workshops in the church exploring the Anglo-Saxons at KS2. Please visit TRENCH1 for more details.


Guides for Primary Schools

Education 30 Minute Guide (inside tour only)

Education 60 Minute Guide (outside and inside tours)

Education Christianity Guide (key parts of the Abbey that reflect the Christian Faith)

The Nuns of Romsey Abbey – A Fact Sheet in conjunction with Southampton University

Education Romsey Abbey Dimensions (to support mathematics teaching)


Guides for older students

Lifestyle of the Nuns of Romsey Abbey – A Day in The Life – in conjunction with Southampton University


Abbey Ground Floor Plan pdf  Abbey ground floor Plan jpeg

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