Bath Historic Sites

Historic Sites in Bath, England

Bath Historic Sites

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  • batesy
    Tamworth, UK235 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    History at its best not cheap but worth it . Loads to see and hear about .it can be a bit uneven under foot so care is needed and it got very busy with school trips
    Written 18 July 2024
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  • RickDen
    Beaconsfield, UK481 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I know a church is a church, but this one was very nice just to wander round for an hour.

    We went on a Saturday, and was lucky enough to cathc the choir rehearsing.
    Written 15 July 2024
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  • LBearbath
    Bath, UK7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An excellent tour. Mike was so friendly and knowledgeable - he really brought the history of the place to life. There is a lot to see, far more than we realised. Highly recommended
    Written 13 July 2024
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  • george f
    truro25 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The audio guide was very good and there was plenty to see here. I would of only wished for more information written throughout the castle as the audio guide did not cover everything.
    Written 6 July 2024
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  • Molatelo M
    Johannesburg, South Africa14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful street, very historic and amazing throughout. Lots to see without needing to go and see the Roman baths.
    Written 5 June 2023
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  • BellaMBJ
    UK199 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Currently there are limited tours per day , restricted numbers so usually it needs booking in advance., it was free for National Trust members . The assembly rooms were damaged greatly during the Second World War and have served various functions over the years since they were originally built but the chandeliers alone make it worth a visit . The NT guide was very good , very informative on the history of the building , how the building originally functioned and what the plans are for the future . It’s undergoing a major renovation which will restrict public access even further until it’s completed so it’s worth visiting now if in the area.
    Written 25 June 2024
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  • Adam N
    Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fairfield House was one of the most fascinating, moving and absorbing things I have ever done on my travels. I didn't realise how close to home was such an incredible place with such an incredible history.

    I knew from some of my past studies a little about Emperor Haile Selassie, but to take in the sheer breadth of his life and influence on geopolitics, culture, black liberation and the city of Bath was amazing.

    Ras Benji and Sister Danielle were incredible guides and it was their knowledgeable, funny, and often moving story-telling that brought to life the human story of and Emperor.

    This is less an attraction about what you see - though there are some incredible artefacts telling the history of the Ethiopian Royal Family in the West Country, but what you learn and what you feel, walking the rooms that the King in Exile himself once walked, where his Children and Grandchildren played, where Bob Marley came to what became and care home in Somerset to touch the ground where the Emperor once walked.

    That it is also still a working centre for community groups and the elderly, as His Imperial Majesty intended it to be when he gifted the building to the People and City of Bath makes it even more special, this is a living place.

    Also, the ital lunch on offer after the tour was outstanding - thank you chef!
    Written 15 July 2024
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  • CJW
    33 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely experience. However, we felt staff rushed us at the end. Lack of enough changing facilities which was especially felt on a cold day in February. Nowhere to get a drink.
    Written 1 March 2020
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  • permia
    Ireland63,337 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A regulator of the river’s water has been in place since at least the early 1600s so it has accumulated much fame down the centuries.

    What we admire today is a full remaking in the 1970s and very impressive the vistas of it are.
    Written 25 June 2024
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  • HydeSeek
    Macclesfield, UK104 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fascinating and impressive gem of a place. It has limited opening so check dates before you go. We were very lucky as it was closed but there were some volunteers working on the place, one of whom gave us a fabulous tour. Many thanks! The massive water wheel is currently not working due to cracks in the cast iron so they are in desperate need for funds. Please give generously to this worthy cause. Please note that parking is extremely limited so the best option is to park at the pay and display at Dundas aqueduct and walk here along the beautiful section of canal.
    Written 3 May 2023
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  • Jay B
    Fairhope, AL1,029 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stumbled onto this wonderful treasure as we walked around Bathampton. The church is quite old and full of history, including being where Arthur Phillip, the founder of Australia, is buried. The graveyard is fascinating, featuring headstones dating back hundreds of years. St. Nicholas is a working church and offers a quiet, off the beaten path respite from noise and crowds.
    Written 28 June 2023
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  • Pandabuddie
    United Kingdom1,522 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots
    To see and do
    In this are and full
    Of bustle. Nice to just sit down and people watch
    As well. Have people singing as well.
    Written 23 April 2023
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  • alisonlee74
    Barnstaple, UK11 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    We booked a junior ticket and 2 adults. Took ages to book, as the app is so poor. We came for my sons 9th birthday and travelled 2 1/2 hours. When we arrived they said no children allowed!!!! They said the temperature had to be over 16 degrees. My child swims all year around in sea and rivers. Completely inflexible. Took much persuasion to even get her to retest the temperature. Still 1 degree too low, once we’d convinced her to retest. Another family arrived behind us and had to get a refund! I’m not surprised it’s so empty, the app is so poor, I’ve given up on several occasions. The cafe had even closed for the winter, so couldn’t even buy him a drink to cheer him up!
    Written 26 October 2023
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  • HINA W
    Islamabad, Pakistan7,367 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    You can see this elegant structure on the Pluteney Bridge edge of the Parade Garden. It is a Tuscan themed edifice. It has a very interesting history. If you look closely in old Bath postcards you will see this colonnade in most of them. It used to be a part of a grand house in which the Prince of Orange stayed, when he came to Bath in 1734 to restore his health. It was moved from the Orange Square and erected here to beautify these gardens. You can see Bath Limestone balusters topped by a pediment. There are steps leading up to 13 alcoves guarded by classic columns. I found the antique look really charming.
    Written 16 July 2023
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  • HINA W
    Islamabad, Pakistan7,367 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    This definitely is a point in Bath where you can take wonderful photographs. This graceful archway was built in 1889 by architect Charles Davis. We saw it on York Street. It was constructed to cover the pipes which carried hot water from the King’s Spring to a new spa. This Archway was recently restored and the street under it was renovated and pedestrianised. Now it blends in perfectly with the old structures of this lovely town.
    Written 16 July 2023
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