Bath is a city that’s absolutely steeped in history, and is a veritable feast for anyone who loves to explore the past. Bath is full to the brim with many different attractions, but there are those you won’t want to miss. Knowing where to begin your explorations can be difficult, but fear not, help is at hand!
Below you will find 4 of the very best attractions that Bath has to offer, and visiting them will help to make your time here just that little more special.
The Roman Baths
The Roman Baths are an essential placed to visit as they are the reason why this beautiful city has its name. In approximately 70 AD the Romans built the baths so they could both wash and socialise with each other. Some 2,000 years later visitors from all over the world enjoy seeing the remains and learning how the baths worked. If you can, visit during July and August as the baths are lit by torchlight in the evening, making them look even more spectacular.
Abbey Tower Tour & Tea
If you love nothing more than to visit grand old buildings, there’s no doubt you’re going to love Abbey Tower Tour & Tea. After climbing the 212 steps that take you to the top of the tower, you will have the chance to enjoy an incredible view of Bath in all its glory and enjoy it from a unique perspective.
At the time of writing the tour costs £22 per person and offers you the chance to enjoy afternoon tea in the tower or a two course set lunch or dinner…perfect for those who wish to dine in charming surroundings and enjoy a little bit of history as they do.
Theatre Royal Bath
The Theatre Royal Bath is an enchanting building that plays host to a wide variety of shows and performances all year ‘round. Over 200 years old, this charming Georgian theatre offers visitors comedy, opera, West End productions and so much more. The Egg Theatre is housed here and offers youngsters the chance to also enjoy a wide range of productions.
If your bed and breakfast in Bath is close by you won’t have to travel far to see a show or two that could potentially brighten up your trip to this remarkable city.
Pulteney Bridge is an outstanding piece of architecture that everyone will love. This bridge happens to be one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, and it’s also one of the very few that has shops directly built into it. Found on Bridge Street and the subject of many photographs, this amazing bridge is well worth a visit. Originally built to connect the bank of the river Avon and central Bath, the bridge is best viewed from the delightful Parade Gardens Park. Make your way to the crescent weir and get your camera at the ready as you view a stunning bridge that played an integral part in Bath’s history.