Romsey Tourist Information

Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey

Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey

Set alongside the trout-filled River Test, Romsey is full of historic attractions and beautiful walks can be found along the nearby Test Valley Way. The large Norman Abbey dominates the town landscape and was built in the early 12th Century on the site of a former nunnery founded by Alfred the Great’s grand-daughter. There are also two beautiful stately homes near Romsey, Broadlands former home of Lord Louis Mountbatten and Mottisfont Abbey with its gorgeous rose gardens.

A hotel in Romsey town centre offers easy access to a charming range of boutique shops and cafes or enjoy a walk through the Memorial Park which lies alongside the banks of the River. Romsey town centre and the surrounding countryside contains a wide choice of B&B and self catering accommodation. Stay in a classic central hotel next to the abbey or a lovely thatched holiday cottage near Romsey which also welcomes pets. Browse and check availability online for your stay.

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