Yesterday I went to Bath near Bristol, and I wouldn’t say that I succeed content-wise, but let me start at the beginning.
This was my second attempt to write from this city, and I spent more time now than in the first one, but luck was not on my side.
I arrived in Bath around 4 pm, had a list what I would like to visit, my first stop was at Parade Gardens, which was closed…but I took a couple of pictures. It’s a beautiful garden, with promenades, flower displays, statues, the garden fits very well in the environment, with the buildings surrounding it, and with the Bath Abbey.
If We are following the route up north, our next stop will be the Pulteney Weir, with the bridge. At this point, I have to admit, that I never heard of the weir, nor the bridge… which lead me to failure. The bridge is in having shops built across its full span on both sides, which was closed of course. No photo from there today 🙁 But managed to take photos from the sides. I took a circle around the Weir, and I went to the Bath Abbey.
The Bath Abbey is gorgeous!
Three different churches have occupied the site of today’s Abbey since 757 AD. First, an Anglo-Saxon monastery which was pulled down by the Norman conquerors of England; then a massive Norman cathedral which was begun about 1090 but lay in ruins by late 15th century; and finally, the present Abbey Church as we now know it. The Abbey was built of Bath stone, as nearly every building in Bath, which gives a light yellow color to the city.
After this, I wanted to visit the Roman Bath, but of course, it was closed 🙁
Well, since everything was closed, I decided to go home.
It’s a wrap I think 🙂 there are two things that I’ve learned from this: 1. Don’t go anywhere after 4 pm, and 2. Do your research at first hand.
Hope Y’all have a great week and see you next time from The Blaise Castle!