Welwyn Roman Baths
Tunnel through time to the world of the Romans - with a visit to Welwyn Roman Baths. You can't take a hot bath any more - the boiler went out about 1,800 years ago when the Romans left!
But you can see some fascinating remains which have survived from their time. Learn about how the Romans liked to relax with an elegant culture of bathing, and admire their creativity and style.
The bath house remains are a scheduled ancient monument and were once part of a fine villa. The layout of the cold, warm and hot rooms and the heating system are remarkably well preserved. The baths are ingeniously preserved in a steel vault under the A1(M) motorway at its junction with the A1000 - just off the central roundabout of the Welwyn By-Pass. You can find out how this vault was built.
Also on display are archaeological finds from the Welwyn area and an exhibition devoted to the history of the site, which was uncovered during the 1960s and 70s by the Welwyn Archaeological Society.
We have seasonal opening hours throughout the year:
27 October - 10 February 2019 Weekends & Bank Holidays 1 - 4pm
16 February - 20 October 2019 Weekends & Bank Holidays 2 - 5pm
We are open everyday during Hertfordshire School Holidays times as above except for December.
Closed throughout December
As the site is open for limited hours please phone or email Mill Green Museum for more details regarding the bath-house.
Children under 16 FREE • Adults £3.
Welwyn Roman Baths, Welwyn Bypass, Hertfordshire, AL6 9FG