Roman Baths

Abbey Churchyard,

General Helpline: 01225 477785

Opening hours
Monday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Roman Baths is one of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe. It was once the site of one of the great religious spas of the ancient world and the natural thermal springs still flow with hot water today.

Visitors can explore the Roman Baths complex, walk on the original Roman pavements and see the ruins of the Temple of Sulis Minerva.

The Roman Baths is wheelchair accessible and offers a hearing loop. It accessible toilets, admits registered assistance dogs and has baby changing facilities. There is mobility parking located nearby on Lower Borough Walls.

By bus/coach

National Express operates a regular bus service from London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The dropping-off point is at the bus station, five minutes walk from the Roman Baths.

By train

The station is called Bath Spa. There are frequent high-speed connections to London Paddington. For a slower and cheaper service try London Waterloo. The Roman Baths is less than ten minutes walk from the station.

By bike

Bath is on the Sustrans National Cycle Route 4, which runs east-west through Bath, connecting Reading to Bristol. The immensely popular Bristol – Bath Railway Path provides a tranquil walking and cycling path between the two cities. There is also good access from the south through the new Bath Two Tunnels Circuit, Route 244.

By car

The quickest and most straightforward route if you are travelling from a distance is likely to be via the M5 and M4 approaching Bath from the north. You can then use the Lansdown Park and Ride. The Roman Baths have no parking but there are a number of car parks within walking distance.