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Milsom Street

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Address: Bath, England

Historic street in Bath that is lined with charming shops and restaurants.

Historic street in Bath that is lined with charming shops and restaurants.

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There are some really interesting and unusual shops along this road, I particularly love the hat shop and the Fine Cheese Company. It's nice to get a change from the more regular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are some really interesting and unusual shops along this road, I particularly love the hat shop and the Fine Cheese Company. It's nice to get a change from the more regular high street shops in the rest of Bath.

Thank AnanB
Meriden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A must if visiting Bath. Nice range of shops with many independents. Really good House of Fraser. Clothes, jewellery, shoes, household décor.

Thank BuellRider_S1
Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best streets in Bath. An array of wonderful shops to choose from all colourful and bright and Waterstones bookshop is a must to see which has a cafe on the first level.

Thank Domenic L
Bromley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people would probably visit Milsom Street for the shops (it contains the best greetings card shop probably in the whole of the country, by the way), but my trip to Bath last week was made most memorable by some the buskers who perform here, notably, a wonderful jazz musician who I subsequently discovered is named Jerri Hart. Dressed in... More 

Thank bromleyhw
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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184 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Full of character, shops and great architecture. Use this as a means to get from one area of interest to another - it's very central.

Thank worldexplorer0820
Hong Kong, China
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648 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Milsom street produces some strong reactions -locals call it "Hell with hanging baskets" in the summer due to the throng of tourists and cars but it has more than this. Milsom street is one of the main streets in Bath but look out for the old street signs on Walls ( the circulating library is the famous) and enjoy both... More 

Thank ESVincent
Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Historic buildings are beautiful, fabulous shops and restaurants - but pricey but definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mos38
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

A great street for shopping, both chain and independents, together with lots of good restaurants to choose from. The Park and Ride Bus stops here every 15 minutes and Milsom Street leads to all the other attractions in Bath. This to me is the centre from which to start and end your visit.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Definitely worth the visit even if its only for window shopping. I am never one for shopping. I do it only to keep my partner happy. I must say I really enjoyed our visit to Milsom street. Lots of history here. Lots of fantastic historical buildings blended beautifully with modern window displays. Good variety of shopping, something for every one.... More 

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Clayton, California
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I enjoyed walking up and down Milsom Street, peering into shop windows and occasionally entering a shop to browse. It is a bustling street lined with shops and restaurants on both sides. At the top, I even discovered a restaurant that sounded appetizing and did not disappoint.

Thank Dale W

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