Welcome to Bath

Welcome to Bath. Bath is a famous city in the English county of Somerset. The city is known for its beautiful Roman baths, beautiful architecture, and many historic sites.

What will I learn from this travel guide?

In this travel guide we offer the necessary information you need to learn before visiting Bath. We explore maps, top attractions, weather and climate, dialect, videos, history, and some more cool facts!!! Sit back and enjoy.

Map of Bath


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Top attractions

The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths are the famous baths and Roman ruins in the center of Bath that is also the city's namesake.

Roman Baths - Bath-2

Pulteney Bridge

The Pulteney Bridge is a romantic, medieval bridge in Bath that is lined with shops.

Pulteney Bridge, Bath

Bath Abbey

The Bath Abbey is a historic Gothic building and popular tourist attraction in Bath.

Bath Abbey surrounded by Autumnal trees

Thermae Bath Spa

The Thermae Bath Spa is a historic spa with modern pools in Bath.

Thermae Bath Spa, Bath, England, UK - 2

Royal Crescent

The Royal Crescent is a famous area of Bath, England.

The Royal Crescent, Bath Somerset England

The Circus

The Circus is the central square of Bath, England.

Bath England The Circus

Weather and Climate

Bath has a temperate climate with wet winters.

Question: What is the ideal time to visit Bath?

Answer: The best time to visit Bath is in summer. But plan your trip wisely and make sure to check the weather before you come.

BATH WEATHER

Slang and Dialect

The dialect in Bath is called West Country English. Here are some useful local phrases for you to learn.

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Proper job

Proper job means: Something has been done well.

Dreckly

Dreckly means: Soon.

Alrite me luvver

Alrite me luvver means: Is a common greeting in Bath.

Videos

History

Bath was originally settled by the Beaker people and the city was later home to several sacred shrines used by the Britons. The Romans constructed several baths in the city, from which the name Bath is derived. Many Latin tablets were engraved into the Roman ruins. In the 3rd century, the city gained defensive walls. Legend says that Bath was the site of the Battle of Badon in the 6th century, when King Arthur defeated the Anglo-Saxons. Important institutions were founded in Bath during the Middle Ages including the St. John’s Hospital. Bath supported the Royalists during the English Civil War and many theaters and cultural spots were built in the 18th century. The city’s population had reached 40,000 by the early 19th century, and the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie lived in Bath between 1936 and 1940 as part of his exile. The city continued to grow during the post-war period and became an important tourist destination.

Photos of Bath

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