Roman Bath

 
 
ADDRESS
5 Strand Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2R 2NA 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Admission by appointment only with Westminster County Council, tel 020 7641 5264 (24hrs notice) during office hours | Bath visible through window from pathway all year, 9am to dusk
 
PRICES
FREE
 

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Roman BathRestored in the 17th century, this ancient bath in the heart of London, close to Somerset House, is believed to have Roman origins - though this is still under dispute. Visits can be arranged with Westminster County Council, telephone 020 7641 5264 (phone during office hours) giving 24 hours notice. The bath is also visible through a window from the pathway all year round from 9am to dusk. Just west of Aldwych station (now closed), the approach is via Surrey Street.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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