Bristol’s links to slavery are well known and the subject of heated debate. Bath, though, rarely figures in such discussions. This walk explores the extent to which money generated in the Caribbean underpinned Bath’s eighteenth-century transformation from small provincial spa to one of the most fashionable cities in Europe.

Start Date Thursday 19th September 2019
Start Time 11:00
Duration 2 hours
Distance 2 miles
Places Available 20
Meeting Point Bath Street, outside the Cross Bath, BA1 1SJ

Details

Start / Finish

Start point: West end of Bath Street, outside the Cross Bath (BA1 1SJ)
End point: Great Pulteney Street (BA2 4DL)

Terrain

All on pavements

Leader(s)

Andrew Swift

Meeting Point

Bath Street, outside the Cross Bath, BA1 1SJ