What To Expect
Around Britain's only hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent temple and bathing complex that still flows with natural hot water. See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. The extensive ruins and treasures from the spring are beautifully preserved and presented using the best of modern interpretation.
The Roman Baths is below the modern street level and has four main features, the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman bath house and finds from Roman Bath.
At the center of the Roman Baths is the magnificent Great Pool, lined with 45 sheets of lead, and filled with hot spa water. It once stood in an enormous barrel-vaulted hall that rose to a height of 40 meters. For many Roman visitors this may have been the largest building they had ever entered in their life.
The bath is 1.6 meters deep which is ideal for bathing and has steps leading down on all sides. Niches around the baths would have held benches for bathers and possibly small tables for drinks or snacks.
January - February: 09:30 - 16:30, exit 17:30
March - June: 09:00 - 17:00 - exit 18:00
July - August: 09:00 - 21:00 - exit 22.00
September - October: 09:00 - 17:00 - exit 18:00
November - December: 09:30 - 16:30 - exit 17:30
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Children under 6 years old are free of charge.
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