Bath Abbey Clock Tower

This clock wasn’t on our itinerary, but when we passed the Bath Abbey we noticed that they offered tours of the clock tower. Well, we couldn’t resist, of course. Bath Abbey clock here we come!

It was well worth the five pounds.

shadowWe worked our way up a winding stair case to a room that houses the large mechanical tower clock, as well as the ropes pulled by the bell ringers. They even walked us out to huddle behind the clock face.

Bath Abbey Clock

May not be a particularly important clock, but what insight it gave to how these mechanisms operate. And the view from the cathedral roof was stunning.

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