24h in Bath, among Ancient Rome and English Literature

24h in Bath, among Ancient Rome and English Literature, Bath, England (B)

There are places that make us feel at home even if we never visited them and often it is countries and cities we got to know through the pages of a good book or on the screen. Thanks to English literature and in particular to Jane Austen’s books Bath is for me one of these places: my holiday home …

In a way, I feel like I’ve always know this quiet town on the River Avon, but in fact I was there only in November, treating myself with a day trip out of London on my birthday.

Fully enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of Bath in 24 hours is obviously not possible, but given the concentration of the old town in just a few kilometers it is absolutely possible to walk around the town in such a short time.

Leaving the train station behind me I followed my instinct and instead of walking directly towards the city center I walked along the Avon, following a vessel flying the French flag engaged in tracing the locks.

A beautiful walk through gardens and magnificent mansions that seem enchanted. A corner of Bath that makes you want to move there… ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 24h in Bath, among Ancient Rome and English Literature
Guide Location: England » Bath
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Silvia Moggia
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.silvias-trips.com/visit-uk-bath/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pulteney Bridge
  • Henrietta Park
  • Bath Abbey
  • Roman Baths
  • Royal Crescent
  • Masonic Museum
  • Theatre Royal
  • Royal Crescent Hotel
  • Sally Lunn’s
  • The Pump Room Restaurant