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No. 6 Somerset's Fascinating Facts FOR A SPECTACULAR VIEW OF BATH National Trust in Bath - Prior Park and Bath Skyline
No.5 Somerset's Fascinating Facts - Find out what two of the world's most famous authors, 'Dickens' & 'Jane Austen' said about this very important building with Bath's incredible heritage, which they visited in the days of fashionable society.
Find out what two of the worlds most famous authors wrote about one of Baths most important Georgian buildings!
No. 4 Somerset's Fascinating Facts - OVER 2800 YEARS AGO, THE CELTS BUILT A SHRINE TO THE GODDESS SULIS
In Bath, Somerset the Celts discovered fissures in the ground at Bath, Somerset ejecting hot water. Here hot water rises at the rate of 1,170,000 litres per day.
No. 3 - Somerset's Fascinating Facts - THE WORLD HERITAGE CITY OF BATH IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR TOURIST DESTINATIONS IN ENGLAND.
The City of Bath in Somerset has been hosting visitors since around AD 60, when the Romans started building a temple complex and discovered healing hot waters emanating from a nearby spring. The town was named Aquae Sulis, in honour of the Roman goddess Minerva and the Celtic goddess Sulis, an early attempt at reconciliation between the old and new gods.
After the West Somerset Railway plc (WSR) was forced to suspend operations and shut down on 17 March – before the 2020 running season even got underway planned for Saturday 21 March – an urgent appeal was launched on the company’s website for desperately-needed funds to help the 22-mile line heritage line get through the Coronavirus crisis.
No 2. Somerset's Fascinating Facts
'Imagine Somerset for a moment as a giant soup bowl'.
Stand somewhere in the middle — on top of Glastonbury Tor, say — and you’ll see the rim of the bowl represented by the rival ranges of hills that ring the flatlands and wetlands of the Levels. There’s a bit broken out of the rim, which is where the sea used to get in to flood the Levels in olden times. No two groups of hills are the same; each has its own characteristics and its own charm waiting to beguile you.
No 1 - Somerset Fascinating Facts - The journey through Somerset starting 14700 years ago. Find out where & when Britain’s oldest complete human was found.
The Dawn of Man Cheddar Man in Somerset