Roman Baths moves up list of UK’s top attractions.

Visitor numbers at the city’s Roman Baths continue to grow according to an annual report issued by ALVA –  the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.

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The Roman Baths.

In 2017 the Baths welcomed 1,318,976 people – that’s an 8.38 percent increase and puts them at number 23 on the list of top UK attractions.

Last year (2016) the Roman Baths were at 26 with 1,216,938 people paying to look around  (one can argue) the best-preserved Roman remains north of the Alps!

Number one in 2017 is the British Museum – despite an eight percent fall in numbers to 5,906,716.

In our area, Stonehenge stands at number 17 with 1,582,532 visitors – that’s up by 14.5 percent.