In the 1st Century the Romans founded the city of Bath. They were drawn to the natural hot springs and used them as a thermal spa. The mineral rich waters are still an attraction and the town has been named a world heritage site by the United Nations.
Did You Know?
The term “bath” is sourced from this town in southwest England. The town was so well regarded across the Roman world and indeed Europe, that the term became synonymous with taking a nice hot dip in the tub.