"Home to Britain's only Hot Springs" Top 5 Page for this destination Bath by jo104

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Healing waters of Bath

I have been to Bath a few times as my cousin used to live here, but I think my best trip was my most recent spa trip with a gaggle of girls.

The new therme spa is quite an experience & I would urge visitors to Bath to pack their bathing suits (swimming costumes etc) & pre-book a session.

Bath is full of unusual quaint shops, expensive yes but worth a look!! I missed a visit to the Jane Austen Centre but bear in mind she was not born here but she did write some of her novels here.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Thermespa, beautiful architecture
  • Cons:lots of tourists & tourist prices
  • Last visit to Bath: Jun 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Mar 18, 2014 at 9:47 PM

    A lovely page Jo! Brought back good memories of our time in Bath.

  • jgemini65's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2008 at 4:00 PM

    Loved Bath...though what we did mostly was drive in circles...had not figured out the whole English driving thing yet!!

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2008 at 11:58 AM

    Jo, interesting and funny page about Bath. Unfortuntaly I never made it to this tourist gem. The Greenhouse and the Vom Fass shop seem to be well worth a visit. ;-)

  • Lhenne1's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2008 at 4:59 PM

    I'm hoping to visit Bath for the first time soon. Thanks for the great tips! ~Laura

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 1:00 AM

    Some five star tips here well done! I especially liked the window tax tip, really interesting :)

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2007 at 3:34 AM

    Looks like you and the "Gaggle of Girls" had a fun time in Bath. Interesting tip about the window tax & how people boarded up their windows to avoid it. Hansi would have loved the Bath Humbug Shop.

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2007 at 11:28 AM

    Very nice site, informative and extensive. Like the Roman Baths picture. Thanx for sharing!

  • Durfun's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2007 at 10:04 AM

    I still need to go to this great place. Nice tips re the complex, thermaespa & park. Lovely pic of the Wier.

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2007 at 10:49 PM

    I really like your Bath page, it brings back so many memories. I remember laughing about the bricked up windows, but when you can save on taxes, why not??

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2007 at 9:33 AM

    Haven't been to Bath but have heard a lot about the Spa = enjoyed my virtual tour - thanks!


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