This summer there is a fantastic Forest Live concert and famous musician Paul Weller is just one of the great artists that are playing at Westonbirt Arboretum. Throughout June and July there is a mix of musical talent playing at 7 different forest locations for you to enjoy. Since 2001 Forest Live has been the place for many great singers and artists including a whole host of well-known names from almost every genre.
Romance, history, beautiful architecture and a whole range of venues make the spa city of Bath the ideal place to get married. With venues galore you are sure to find that perfect place for your special day. Would you go for Georgian grandeur or something completely different?
Admiral Arthur Phillip was a British Naval Admiral and administrator of the colonies. Born in 1738 Arthur Phillip joined the navy in 1755, after many successful sea voyages and taking part in the Seven Years War and other campaigns he was promoted through the ranks and became well known within the British Navy.
Not only is Bath steeped in Roman and Georgian history, but it’s also steeped in sporting history too. Bath Recreation Ground is home to Bath Rigby club, which happens to be one of the world’s oldest rugby clubs.
Incredibly Bath has 17 museums in just one square mile! This means there’s bound to be at least one that everyone will want to visit. Exhibiting classic masterpieces and objects from thousands of years ago, the museums in Bath are truly in a league of their own. Continue reading
There are many fine places to eat in Bath and you will find food suitable for any palate and any age. The only difficulty you may face is choosing where to eat. Remember if you’re staying in a Bath bed and breakfast, you’ll have to find the majority of your meals elsewhere.
Here are the top two places to eat in Bath:
This French-Bistro restaurant is perfect if you’re looking for somewhere cosy but modern to eat a delicious range of foods. This restaurant has won many awards and quite rightly so. The food is exquisite and it’s not expensive. There’s always a relaxed atmosphere, no matter how busy it gets, making it a worthwhile place to visit.
Circus Cafe and Restaurant
The Circus Cafe and Restaurant is a family restaurant that’s always busy. The menus change every month and food is cooked in a traditional British style. Amazingly many of the regulars are locals, which just goes to show how great this place is. If you want to eat in style but be served by friendly and knowledgeable staff, the Circus Cafe and Restaurant is the place to dine.
If you have the pleasure of staying in a Bed and Breakfast in Bath over a weekend, you may be looking to fill your time with a few walks around the city. There are always guided tours taking place and they can prove to be very insightful and intriguing.
The Roman Baths Museum is an ideal place to visit if you’re looking to make the most of your time in the beautiful city. Built thousands of years ago, the baths still stand as a testament to the ingenuity and skill of the Romans who ruled this part of the United Kingdom many years ago. Continue reading
If you’re on one of the many spa breaks in bath that are becoming increasingly popular due to their unbelievable level of indulgence, you may be tempted to indulge yourself even further. Bath Chocolate Museum is the perfect place for any chocolate lover and it will have your taste buds tingling.
For just £40 for adults and £25 for children (At the time of writing) you have the opportunity to take one of the ‘Chocolate Initiation Workshops’ and make some sumptuous chocolate from scratch, you’ll even get to take the chocolate back to the b and b in Bath so you can enjoy eating it later. Learn about the art of the chocolatier and be proud of your beautiful creations. Continue reading
The Royal Crescent is of particular interest to many visitors to Bath as it quite unique. The Crescent is made up of 30 buildings that form a crescent or an arch and it was built between 1767 and 1774. John Wood the younger was the architect and he interestingly made the public view of the crescent different from the back. Continue reading