Bath's Empty Streets - Coronavirus Lockdown

Updated: May 19, 2020

“I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea, And the silence of the city when it pauses...” Edgar Lee Masters.

Bath’s architecture gleams golden in the late evening light. Its beauty is always on show but now it is suspended in time, on hold and devoid of people, waiting patiently for us to return.

Take a virtual stroll through the city below and explore fascinating scenes from the latest addition to Bath’s ever growing timeline of historical events.



Bath's famous landmarks - Not a soul in sight

Thermae Spa

A traffic free George Street

As a major route into the city, the London Road is usually humming with vehicles

Old Post Office

A lone cyclist on New Bond Street

Vacant seating near Bath Abbey

Bath's major crossroad would usually see thousands of tourist pass by everyday

Bath Abbey is silent over Easter week


The artisan quarter of Walcot Street

Southgate - A hive of shopping - Now feels like perpetual dawn