The Folly Flâneuse is taking a short break to enjoy the last of the sunshine (hopefully). So a brief post this week looking at Ralph Allen’s wonderful Sham Castle, high above the city of Bath.
It’s a bit of a steep hike up the hill from the city centre, but one can’t get lost…
The folly was built by Ralph Allen of nearby Prior Park in 1762. A plaque records that it was restored and given to the people of Bath in 1921.
The folly is a highlight of the National Trust’s ‘Bath Skyline Walk’ which gives stunning views over the city.
Thanks for reading. The Folly Flâneuse will be back with a full-length folly feature next week. Enjoy the changing of the seasons as summer mellows into autumn.
4 thoughts on “A Sham Castle at Sunset”
Ivan Burrows says:
Enjoy your break, you brought much to us
Thank you Ivan, and I’m pleased to say I have enjoyed some lovely sunny days.
Have a lovely holiday!
Thanks Judy. Love this time of the year so I enjoyed long walks and a pile of good books.