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Welwyn Roman Baths

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We had an excellent afternoon at the Roman Bath Museum. They had a fun craft activity of designing... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Karen F
Henlow, United Kingdom
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This is a small Roman Bath House situated under the A1M which formed part of a villa which was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Andrew R
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Tunnel through time to the world of the Romans - with a visit to Welwyn Roman Baths. You can't take a hot bath any more - the boiler went out about 1,800 years ago when the Romans left! But you can see some fascinating remains which have survived...more
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Welwyn By Pass Road, Welwyn AL6 9FG, England
+44 1707 357850
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent afternoon at the Roman Bath Museum. They had a fun craft activity of designing a pattern on a canvas bag (only £3.50, incl entry). The museum itself is fascinating with loads of information that is suitable for children and adults alike...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen F
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a small Roman Bath House situated under the A1M which formed part of a villa which was destroyed when the motorway was built. There are good interpretive panels and a number of interesting roman finds from the vicinity. It doesn't take too long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The small bath (nothing in size compatible to 'Bath') is only one hall directly under the A1(M) and luckily preserved from demolition when they build the street. Informative texts and materials to involve children. Perhaps £3.50 entry fee seems a bit steep, but this place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Good little attraction. Great place to take the kids. Bit of a hidden treasure really. Seek it out during the next holiday.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JamesS10536
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We visited the Baths en-famille at a summer event, so there was plenty to involve the grandchildren outside the site itself. The baths are buried under the A1M in a large steel tunnel. You arrive down a smaller tunnel from the car park/picnic area above...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited the Roman Baths in Welwyn at Easter this year. I had not been for many years, and was delighted to see how the museum has developed. Although it is small, there is plenty there to keep adults and children interested for approx an...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great to take my daughter to a local gem for her to be able to see a REAL Roman Baths and for her to imagine all what she learnt about at school the previous term (yep know its the holidays BUT she has been talking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Heidi O
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very interesting history in saving this site from the motorway. Interactive displays are fun as well as very informative

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jane R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Welwyn Roman Baths are situated in a small museum underneath the A1 motorway on the outskirts of Welwyn. The baths were discovered shortly before the motorway was built and it was decided to create a sort of vault under the new motorway so that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RIchard035
Reviewed 4 July 2017

You would never know it was there. Having discovered it in the middle of the planned A1(M) construction route they built a steel vault over the top to protect it for posterity. The motorway runs 9 metres above it!! Well laid out, masses of information...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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