Day Trippers: Bath England

Day Trippers: Bath England, Bath, England (B)

Two full weeks in England meant that not only would we have ample time to explore London (our home base and my favorite city), but we would also have time to venture further afield on day trips. There are so many great cities within driving distance of London, so how would we decide which ones to visit? I had a very long wish list…

Realistically we only had time for three day trips, and our visit to Stonehenge, which was non negotiable, would be one of them, so based on their proximity to one another, it made sense to choose Bath. That meant our visit to Bath was actually by default, but pair ancient history, both Roman and British, with beautiful architecture, and our only complaint was that we wished for more time in such a gorgeous city!

Bath, a world heritage site, is located in Somerset about 97 miles west of London. The special distinction was given to the entire city in 1987, but when you consider that people have been coming to this amazing city for thousands of years, you have to wonder, what took them so long? What’s so special about Bath? Well, for starters the Baths themselves. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Day Trippers: Bath England
Guide Location: England » Bath
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Hilary Gudgel
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pulteney Bridge
  • Roman Baths
  • Bath Abbey
  • Sally Lunn’s Buns
  • No. 1 Royal Crescent
  • Castle Combe