Did you know? | The Roman Baths

All tickets to the Roman Baths must be booked online in advance. We are continuing to operate with additional safety measures, including asking everyone to wear face masks indoors and social distancing, to keep visitors and staff safe. Please read our COVID-19 safety measures in advance of your visit.

Did you know?

Writers in Bath - Thomas Hardy
Although he is more associated with his native Dorset, Thomas Hardy does have a few connections with Bath. Learn about his poem 'Aquae Sulis', written when he was visiting Bath.

The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens 
Originally written as a series of stories published weekly, The Pickwick Papers is Charles Dickens' first publication and tells the exploits of a group of men as they travel by coach around England. It has a connection to Bath. Read on to find out more.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Do you have Frankenstein on your bookshelf or access to it on your mobile device? Why not read it now to keep you busy! Download the document to discover the link to the Roman Baths and Pump Room.