See how ancient Romans bathed at The Roman Baths. Hot springs have bubbled up in Bath since time immemorial, and the Romans began developing a temple and public bathhouse here around 60 CE. Today, you can tour the various sections of the incredibly well-preserved complex, including the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, and the Roman Bath House. The main area of interest is the open-air, column-lined Great Bath. When you enter the site, make sure to take the audio guide that's included in the ticket price. After touring the different areas, enter the museum to see artifacts collected from the original bath. As tempting as it might be to bathe yourself where ancient Romans once did, the site does not permit you to enter the water. A visit to The Roman Baths represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bath online road trip planner to plot your vacation.
Tours to The Roman Baths
$21 BOOK WITH VIATOR BATH: Walking Tour with Blue Badge Tourist Guide (90 Minutes)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
$23 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small-Group 80 minute Bath Walking Tour and Avon River Cruise
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
The Roman Baths reviews
You can’t visit Bath without coming here. Entry times seem to work well as at no time do you feel over crowded or that you can’t get to the display you’d like to get to. The audio guide works well... more »
Interesting visit, highly recommend the audio tour. Seeing the natural bubbling water was amazing, as was the heat of the inside spring! more »
We couldnt visit as due to covid it was booked tickets only
Bath got its name from these Roman baths. These were hot water springs arguably having some medicinal effects which was very popular in the Roman era and even in later times. Even Admiral Lord Nelson has visited these Roman baths. Now its a museum and a must visit if you are coming to Bath. Had a fascinating time exploring the Roman relics there.
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