Visiting Bath

(Bath, England)

Founded by the Romans two centuries ago on the site of hot springs, Bath has been attracting leisure visitors ever since and remains one of England's most historic and popular cities.

Bath has a distinctly elegant and grand appearance with its beautifully planned Georgian streets and architecture, earning a place on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

Visiting Bath: Places to Visit

  • A walking tour of Bath; this is the best way to really appreciate the grandeur and elegance of this superbly maintained ancient English city
  • Visit the Jane Austen centre and retrace the life of one of England's most notable women writers
  • Have lunch or tea in the famous Pump Room - a historic building dating from 1795 which now serves as a hospitality venue in the city
  • Soak yourself in the recently restored and re-opened Thermae Bath Spa. A multi-million pound effort has made it possible for the public to once again enjoy the therapeutic waters that have made this city famous
  • Seek out nearby Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain and wonder at the bewildering history of this massive national landmark
  • Attend the Bath Hot-air Balloon Festival in early May and witness hundreds of colourful balloons in the sky. Throughout the summer Balloon rides are available from Victoria Park
  • Take a boat trip on the Kennet and Avon canal and experience a different side of this pretty city and its surrounding countryside
  • Watch glass blowing at the Bath Aqua Theatre of Glass. This popular tourist attraction is situated right in the centre of Bath and reveals the age-old craft of glass blowing
  • Picnic at Stourhead House and Gardens - one of the finest garden parks in the West of England, including brilliant landscapes and colours, with a mansion and other attractions on site
  • Take the kids to Wookey Hole Caves in the nearby medieval city of Wells. The caves offer a fantastic adventure and there are plenty of other attractions on site

© Copyright TravelSmart Ltd

Bath Location

I'm looking for: