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Famous People of Bath – Thomas Baldwin

Thomas Baldwin was one of the leading architects of Bath from 1775 until his death in 1820. Baldwin was believed to be responsible for many of the stunning Georgian buildings that are still seen in the spa city today. Palladian style was what Thomas Baldwin preferred and his own home at Great Pulteney Street was one of his own designs.

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Iford Arts Festival

The Iford Arts Festival is held at Iford Manor, close to the spa town of Bath and is an internationally acclaimed festival offering opera, jazz proms and other musical genres in the grade I listed Peto garden. Music lovers from around the world visit to savour the sounds and setting of this popular festival which brings to life Iford Manor for approximately 8 weeks each year.

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Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Get swept away with the history and drama surrounding Farleigh Hungerford Castle and you will have a great day out with friends and family. A visit to the castle, which is situated only 9 miles from Bath and in the most beautiful of settings can awaken and educate you on local history and medieval times. Farleigh Hungerford Castle has something for all ages and is open from 29th March to September 30th 2103.

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The Social Side of Bath

We all know that the spa city of Bath is steeped in history and gorgeous Georgian architecture, but how many of us realise that this beautiful place also has a wide range of places to eat and drink, offering something for even the pickiest of  taste buds? Eating out in Bath is an experience all of its own – you will be astonished at how many great quality restaurants and bars there are to enjoy.

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Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey is a beautiful and magnificent building that dates back to the 15th century. It was on this site that history was repeatedly made and the incredible fan vaulting was constructed. Not only will you have the opportunity to take a walk around the Abbey, but you will also have the chance to visit the Heritage Vaults Museum that can be accessed from the southern side.
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