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Country Walks from Bath – an eco-friendly book.

Andrew Swift is well known for his regular walk articles in both the Bath and Bristol Magazines. With the agreement of the editor of the Bath Magazine he had previously worked up some of his walks around the city into … Continue reading

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A Mystery Photograph from 1909

Around 20 years ago, an old photograph album came our way. Many of the photos it contained showed two young men on holiday in Bath in 1909. They were keen golfers and around half a dozen of the shots showed … Continue reading

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Buddy Holly in Salisbury

It has just been announced that a blue plaque is to be unveiled on the old Salisbury Gaumont where Buddy Holly and the Crickets played in 1958. There is, however, another iconic building in the city associated with his legendary … Continue reading

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Four New Ghost Signs in Six Months

Since publishing¬†Ghost Signs of Bath late last year, four more ghost signs have been uncovered in Bath. The most impressive is in Oldfield Park, which appeared when the old party shop was refurbished to become Fire & Brew, which serves … Continue reading

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The View from Little Solsbury

The ramparts on Little Solsbury date from the Iron Age, and the land within them was occupied as a camp or hillfort from around 300BC to 100BC. Alone among the hills surrounding Bath, it commands views in every direction, a … Continue reading

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