Roman Bath  

 
 
ADDRESS
5 Strand Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2R 2NA
 
 
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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
 
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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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £188  34% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  28% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  28% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
 
 
 
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 11th September 2016
Roman Bath, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
Kinky Boots
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st August 2015 to 14th January 2017
Roman Bath, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Roman Bath
Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's feel good Tony Award-winning musical ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 12th February 2017
Roman Bath, Drury Lane, WC2B | 8 minutes from Roman Bath
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Roman Bath
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiralty
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
In the evenings, approach this restaurant through the fountained courtyard of Somerset House to get yourself in the mood for a magical meal. The Admiralty is ... More
 
 
 
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Admiralty Deli at Somerset House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
This cafe can fulfil all your snack requirements while you peruse the exhibits at beautiful 18th century Somerset House.... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Modern Language Centre, King's College London
London > Education > Language Courses
170 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Roman Bath
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Leisure > Activities
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Waldorf Hilton, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Roman Bath
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40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Roman Bath
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Philomena's Irish Bar
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Roman Bath
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King's College London Students' Union (KCLSU)
London > Nightlife > Bars
Macadam Building, Surrey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Roman Bath
An epic view of the Thames, especially cool in the evenings, is one the greatest assets of the KCL student union on Surrey Street. A student ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Roman Bath
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Roman Bath
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Two Temple Place
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Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Roman Bath
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Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal Gardee
Dance | Until 22nd October 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Roman Bath

Frederick Ashton's romantic ballet about Lise, who is in love with Colas, a young farmer, however her mother has more ...More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Roman Bath

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Roman Bath

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Theatre Chaplaincy: A Celebration
Theatre | On 27th September 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from Roman Bath

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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Roman Bath

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Roman Bath

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roman Bath

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
Theatre | Until 15th October 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roman Bath

Following a critically acclaimed, sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, My Family: Not The Sitcom comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roman Bath

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roman Bath

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
 
 
 
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