SOMERSET / UNITED KINGDOM

Day #134: Bath

I am incredibly spoilt to have such a wonderful family. For the weekend of my birthday, my Dad flew over for a few days to surprise me. We had such an amazing few days together.

Apart from seeing the Queen (yes, this did actually happen), the highlight was our trip to Bath.

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Bath as I hadn’t heard much about it. My Dad visited when he was a boy and said that it would be a nice day trip.

Upon arrival I fell in love with the town. The cobblestone streets; The stone buildings; and the quaint ambiance. We both found Bath to be the perfect city break with cute, hidden places for brunch and winding streets to get lost in.

A trip to Bath is obviously not complete without visiting the actual baths. I was skeptical at first, as I usually don’t have a long attention span when it comes to historical things. However, to my surprise I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the baths. The information they provide, and the format they do it in, is really engaging. I also found that the history becomes so much more relevant and relatable when you’re totally immersed and surrounded by it, rather than simply hearing about it in a museum or gallery.

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After a few cheeky ciders my Dad and I decided to climb up to Alexandra Park. I totally recommend doing this if you ever visit Bath. You get an absolutely stunning view of the entire town. It is also a great, unique spot as only locals tend to go up there.

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I’m sure I’ll be back to Bath sometime soon. It is one of the many places in England that has captured my heart.

Love J
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