It’s always fun to explore a new place. Which is something I did a few weeks ago. Here what I saw while walking around Bath.
Bath in Somerset has been one of those places in the UK – that I’ve been dying to visit. It sounds silly as getting to Bath from London is dead easy and it isn’t a long journey either. Somehow, over the years I keep putting it off and ended up doing something else instead.
When I was invited to Dove Summer Revived retreat at The Gainsborough Hotel, I latterly jumped at the opportunity as It finally gives me the perfect excuse to visit Bath.
What so special about Bath? Well, the town is famous for its natural thermal spring water, the only place in the UK that has it. That essentially how the town got it names – Bath. Due to the Roman discovering this natural thermal spring water and thus creating a public bath.
While I was in Bath, I had the chance to try out this natural thermal spring water and it quite surreal as you step into it – as it really does feel like walking into a hot bath. This was not normal or avenge pool. This was something quite special.
Essentially, the reason why I always wanted to visit Bath is due to natural spring water. I’m sure you all know what a spa-aholic I am, and someone who would never turn a chance to visit a spa. Bath, so I’ve been told in the past – is the essential place to visit for a good quality spa day.
And if I’m honest, it did not disappoint. I had a lovely complimentary spa treatment courtesy to the hotel. And let me tell you – it was heaven on earth.
But I’m not here to talk about spa – I’m here about me walking around Bath. So yes, anyway as I’m was saying. I had a lovely Dove Summer Revived retreat for a few days and once that was over, I knew I wanted to walk around Bath and explore the town, and also to see the famous Roman bath before heading back home.
What did I discover while walking around Bath? Lots of lovely cobbles and narrow streets that look centuries old. I saw Bath Abbey and also looked around a few quirky shops, for example, I came across a year-round Christmas shop. I kid you not. I did make a mental note that I must visit Bath – not just for it spa – but also for its shopping.
Anyway, I spent 3-4 hours walking around Bath and seeing the town and the Roman Bath. By that time my feet were achy and I knew I needed to get home.
This is what I saw while walking around Bath. If you ever need an escape from London and want to visit somewhere special, then I do recommend Bath.