A pavement-based walk that explores the social history of disease in Bath. From plague to cholera, how did the residents of Bath cope with sickness and disease? In a city famous for its water cures, how were patients cared for, and how was ill-health perceived? A chance to examine the sometimes surprising stories behind some of history’s horrible afflictions.

Start point: Bath Abbey

Duration: Approx. 1 hour

The walk will be lead by Dr Molly Conisbee, University of Bath.

Suitable for older children. Dogs that like urban walks welcome. Easy/pavement-based with refreshment points en route.

Booking is essential, you can book your free place here.

Start Date
11:00 am 17th September 2023
End Date
12:00 pm 17th September 2023
1 hour