Out & About in Bath

Bath is an historic and beautiful city with World Heritage status nestled in the rolling countryside of North-East Somerset.  Established as a Roman settlement, Bath was completely rebuilt during Georgian times when it became Britains most fashionable resort. Today, Bath remains the finest example of a Georgian city in Britain and attracts large numbers of visitors from around the world.

For those of you with an interest in history, a visit to the Roman Baths is a must, and you may also enjoy the splendours of Royal Crescent. Art lovers can enjoy The Holburne Museum of Art, which offers a fine collection of paintings and decorative objects, as well as free access to the Victoria Art Gallery with its array of paintings dating back to Bath's Georgian heyday.

Bath has an excellent range of shops and restaurants, including both well-known high street names and a fascinating range of boutique and traditional stores. Away from the city, holidaymakers can choose from a range of other activities in the Bath area. As well as interesting town walks, the countryside offers a wide selection of footpaths in the hills, fields and woods around Bath. The canal towpath leads from the centre of Bath through the heart of the countryside, and is popular with both walkers and cyclists. There are also boat trips along the river Avon with commentaries from guides.

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Local Attractions

The Roman Baths
One of the finest thermal spas of the ancient world, and a must-see attraction for visitors interested in the Roman origins of Bath. 
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Thermae Bath Spa
Thermae Bath Spa is a day spa where you can bathe in the warm, natural mineral-rich waters and choose from a range of spa treatments designed to ease the body and soothe the mind.
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Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey stands at the heart of the city of Bath and was founded in 1499.During the past twelve and a half centuries, three different churches have Stood on the site the present Abbey occupies.
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Prior Park Landscape Gardens

The grand Palladian mansion of Prior Park is one of the landmarks of Bath. Lying on the green slopes to the south of the city, the house sits above picturesque landscaped grounds dotted with interesting historical features
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Royal Crescent
Number 1, Royal Crescent, Bath, is not just one of the city's grandest addresses, but also provides a fascinating glimpse into the lifestyles of the wealthy and their servants during Bath's elegant heyday.
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Dyrham Park
A spectacular late 17th Century mansion with gardens and a deer park located a few miles North of the city.
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