Abbey Lodge is a beautiful development of 29 one and two bedroom retirement apartments and 2 two bedroom cottages located in the exquisite market town of Romsey. It is named after Romsey Abbey, one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Southern England.
Well-located on the edge of the town the development is ideally placed for the town centre shops and amenities, which include a number of High Street shops, alongside designer shops, independent boutiques, galleries and a traditional department store. There are also a number of restaurants, coffee shops and tea rooms to suit all palates. Lively street markets are held in The Cornmarket on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and the town also hosts regular farmers' markets and occasional continental markets.
Founded in Anglo-Saxon times and bought by the town from Henry VIII, Romsey Abbey retains many distinctive features including two rare Saxon crosses, elaborate and fascinating carvings and the deed of sale from Henry VIII. The Abbey holds regular services, events, activities and concerts throughout the year. A short distance from the Abbey King John’s House, a 13th century merchant’s house with beautiful gardens and the town’s museum.
The town is also home to the Plaza Theatre, operated by Romsey Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (RAODS), a small intimate venue which offers Pantomime, Musicals, Operetta, Drama, Dance and Live Music and The Rapids leisure centre offering a wide range of sporting, fitness, and wellbeing facilities.
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