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Roman Baths

The jewel in Bath’s beautiful crown is without doubt the world renowned Roman baths found at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site. The baths were built thousands of years ago around the only hot springs to be found in Britain. Here the Romans built a grand temple and their bath complex that stills flows with the natural hot spring water.

Today you can walk along the very same paths that the Romans walked and see the source of this much coveted water. The sites museum offers a fascinating insight in to the history of the baths and what Roman life was like for those who visited and worked here. There are some wonderfully preserved artefacts and remains that really make history come to life. You even get the chance to meet some Roman characters and find out more about there life.

There is a great audio tour available as you walk around the baths providing you with plenty of fascinating information, the audio tour is available in a number of languages. After the tour you can visit the magnificent 18th century Pump Rooms where you can enjoy an afternoon tea or a spot of lunch and then take a taste of some of famous water for yourself.

The Roman Baths really are a treat for anyone staying in a Bath hotel during a break away, but they are not the only attraction the city has to offer. Bath is full of fantastic attractions, architecture, restaurants, shops, bars and clubs and is surrounded by beautiful countryside with the Cotswolds just a stones throw away making Bath a great city break destination.

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