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Top things to do, places to go in and around Welwyn and Hatfield 3: Welwyn Roman Baths
14th December 2014
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1800 years ago Romans settled near Welwyn.  There was a fine villa, Dicket Mead, which was built in 3rd century AD and today you can visit its bath house, which is preserved in a steel vault under the A1!  It’s quite amazing.  You enter through a tunnel near the A1 junction with the A1000. 

The baths were discovered in 1960 and excavated in the ten years after – before the A1 was built overhead.

From raised walkways you can see the layout of the cold, warm and hot rooms and learn about Roman bathing habits.  Definitely worth a visit.

The Baths are open at weekends and on Bank Holidays from 2pm to 5pm.  Admission is free for children, with a small charge for adults.

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