Despite its name, the city of Bath has not been able to offer visitors a dip in its hot springs the only natural thermal waters in Britain since 1978. That year saw the closure, due to contamination fears, of the city's last
spa facility part of a hospital treatment center. But the opening on Aug. 7 of the Thermae Bath Spa
will finally see the city reconnect to its heritage.
Located 180 km west of London, Bath became a fashionable spa town in the 18th century, remaining so until its springs...
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