Guess where I stayed this weekend? Yes, unbelievably, the Royal Crescent in Bath was my address. I found an apartment here for some friends and I. Not only was the location staggering, but our home was drop dead gorgeous, too. It even included some sewing and knitting paraphernalia:
Oh, how I sobbed to discover that this cabinet was locked. Nay mind, let’s press our noses against the glass instead…
It really is for the best that my greasy little fingers couldn’t get close to these items. I’d only have lost my deposit here.
I did do a tiny bit of purchasing in Bath. There’s an excellent haberdashery stand in their covered market. The Makery was closed, and the rest of Bath seems to have a dearth of fabric shops. I just don’t understand this. The place is thronged with shoppers throughout the year. A decent fabric shop would make a killing from all those spontaneous purchasers. I bought some truly sweet bias binding, ironic after my post about making your own:
I know this blog often sounds like a branch of the UK Tourist Information Centre, but if you are looking for a weekend break in Bath I really, really recommend the place where we stayed. The owner is charming, the location second-to-none and the apartment full of quirky loveliness. Love, love it!