Bath is Ideal for History Lovers

The spa town of Bath has a long and interesting history, making it the ideal place for a break or holiday. Follow in the footsteps of the Romans and visit the beautiful Roman Bath’s that the town is named for, take a visit to one of the many exhibitions or landmarks that can be found across the town. Many periods in history are seen in Bath, not just Georgian and Roman.

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A Brief History of Bath

Human activity in and around the city of Bath dates back to the Mesolithic period (100,000 to 30,000 BC) and has therefore been a part of British history for centuries. Bronze Age and Iron Age settlers made this city their home, but perhaps the better known settlers were the Romans who occupied the area from approximately 60-70 AD.  The Roman Baths are perhaps one of the city’s most famous archaeological structures and the elegant and fascinating museum was home to three baths each of different temperatures. Continue reading