The Roman Baths and Pump Room have been bringing health and well-being to Bath since Roman times. The pool itself is Britain’s only natural hot spring. There are audio-guides available in 8 languages to help you make the most of this unique attraction.You can try a glass of spa water in The Pump Room. If you prefer a more conventional beverage you’ll also find coffees and teas in this fashionable Georgian meeting place. Suitably refreshed, you’ll be set to explore the various fascinating features of this attraction, including The King’s Bath and The Temple of Sulis Minerva, where the Sacred Spring rises.
The National Trust owns and runs the Bath Assembly Rooms – one of Bath’s finest Georgian buildings. As such, they’re open to view on a daily basis – when not booked for private functions. Entry to The Assembly Rooms is free.
While the current building of Bath Abbey dates from 1499, it’s built over earlier Christian churches that date back over a thousand years. Impressive as that may be, the story of Christianity in Bath dates back even further.
Considered the acme of Palladian architecture in Bath, The houses of The Royal Crescent were individually designed for wealthy clients in the latter half of the 18th Century. The first of these flagship constructions to be built was Number 1.