A Few Days in Bath

On Wednesday, March 14th, we decided to make one last trip while in England.  We took the 10:30 train to Bath in southwest England.  We found our hotel in downtown Bath and set out to find some lunch.  We spent the afternoon checking out some sights and went to the botanical gardens.  That night, we ate at the oldest restaurant in Bath, the Sally Lunn, dating back to 1482 and famous for the buns that they have been making since 1680.  Later, we had a pint at The Huntsman while watching the Chelsea v Naples football match.

Bath Abbey

Royal Crescent


The next day, we joined the free walking tour in the morning and got to see all the sights of Bath including the Royal Crescent, Abbey, Pulteney Bridge, and Roman baths.  Once the walking tour was finished, we hoped on a small tour bus going to Stonehenge.  It was about a 45 minute drive through the countryside to Stonehenge and it was very cool to see.  The tour continued on to a small village with very old buildings named Lacock.  Lacock is very beautiful and has hosted film crews shooting such things as Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter.

Rebecca in front of Harry Potter's parents house in Lacock

Bath from the Parade Gardens

Pulteney Bridge

On our last day in Bath, we took it easy and enjoyed some tea with scones and clotted cream.  After a great couple days, we caught the 1:00 train back to London.


About rrettenmier

In September 2010, Dan and I received working visas for the United Kingdom. We sold our condo, quit our jobs and packed our bags to move to London. This blog (though a few months late) is designed to update our friends and family back home about where we are and what we are up to.
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One Response to A Few Days in Bath

  1. Uncke Dale says:

    Greetings from the Tasman Sea. Love your stories. Enjoy your travels & good luck at the new job. Let us know when there’s a opening for visitors.
    Uncle Dale

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