Bath…

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There’s not a huge amount that I can say about Bath that hasn’t been said before, or written before- so I’ll tell you in pictures. Warning: it was a seriously manky day, so the light was crap.

There’s the architecture, of course.

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Anyone who’s read Jane Austen (especially Persuasion) will know all about that.

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In particular, there’s the Circus and Royal Crescent- where the whole street is perfectly symmetrical and in a semi circle. The outside of the houses all look the same (I’ve heard stories of a role home-owner who painted their front door blue, or something, in rebellion, but didn’t see it) but the insides are completely different.

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There’s the Abbey…

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It’s so big I had problems getting a photo of it. The one below I took from the baths looking out over the busy Christmas market.

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The best views were from in the baths.

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Inside was magnificent.

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All those words that take the words away- probably why it’s so incredibly quiet- everyone seems to wander around in awed silence.

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Then, of course, there are the Roman Baths.

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Here’s another view.

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and one from lower down…

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It’s worth taking your time through the museum- and not rushing straight to the baths. Through a series of projections and interactive displays, history is sort of brought to life.

Oh, the getting there thing? We drove down from The Cotswolds. This is a big city, and a busy one- and the parking inspectors are lethal. To get the most out of your day, take advantage of the park and ride.

 

 

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  1. Love Bath – even in seriously crappy weather 🙂

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