'Roman' Bath

5 Strand Lane (access via Surrey Street steps), WC2R 2NA, London, England

A plunge bath, popularly known as the 'Roman' bath, originally a 17C feeder cistern for a grotto-fountain at the old Somerset House. The brick-lined, spring-fed pool is located in a vault below a 19C building. Literary associations with Dickens, whose character David Copperfield takes regular plunges there.

Saturday | 10am-to-5pm
Sunday | 10am-to-5pm
First come basis, queuing outside if necessary.
Last entry 4.30pm.
Tube: Temple; Tube/Rail: Charing Cross;
Rail: Blackfriars;
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