Focus on Bath – Jane Austen

Stratford-upon-Avon has Shakespeare, Dorchester has Hardy, and who does Bath have…Bath has Jane Austen. Many cities in the UK celebrate their literary connections with museums, festivals and souvenirs, and none more so than our city of Bath. You can come and see the places Jane Austen would have seen, walk where she would have walked,

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Party in the City – Bath International Music Festival 2016

Are you ready to get your glad rags on and come join the party, for it’s that time of year again…time for the whole city to reverberate to the sound of music…yes, it’s Bath International Music Festival! Now in its 68th year, Bath’s International Music Festival runs from Friday 20th May 2016 through until Sunday

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Focus on Bath – Bath Abbey

Dominating the centre of Bath, one can’t really miss the beautiful Bath Abbey. Otherwise known as the “Lantern of the West” because of the number of stained glass windows, the Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul has stood on this site since 757 AD. A popular place of worship, for the community and

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Green Bath – Vegetarian & Vegan Places to Go

When visiting a city such as Bath it’s always good to know of places to go to if you or your partner can’t or don’t eat meat. Bath has been the centre for one of the longest running Vegetarian Cookery Schools in the country – Demuths, and there are many other committed Veggies and Vegans

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Focus on Bath – St Swithun’s Church, Walcot

If you arrive into Bath via the A4 London Road, heading for the centre, you will come to a roundabout whereby you have to make a choice to either turn left down Walcot Street, or to carry straight on along the Paragon and onto George Street. At the meeting point of these roads, opposite the

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New beginnings – January in Bath

With all the feast and festivities over for another year some of you will be looking at what to do in the new year. Make it a new start and come and experience Bath! January may seem like a long month with nothing much on, but in Bath there is plenty to keep you occupied.

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A Bath Proposal – Romantic Places in Bath

Valentine’s Day is only a couple of weeks away, but Bath is a perfect place for romance any time of year. If you so happen to be visiting Bath during the Valentine weekend and are looking for romantic places to go with your loved one, and maybe even propose, we’ve a few ideas for you.

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Wake up and Smell the Coffee!

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly roasted coffee beans. Whether you prefer yours as a flat white, black, espresso or sweet and thick Turkish style, most people on a visit to or stay in Bath like to hunt out a good coffee shop to while away some time in. Bath is incredibly lucky

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Focus on Bath – Ghostly Goings On!

Many of us love a good ghost story. Perhaps you too recall from childhood being on a sleep-over, or Scout Camp, and huddled around late at night, not daring to breathe, while someone (whether it was your brother or a friend) spoke in hushed tones of some spooky happenings nearby or within the very house

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Festivals of Bath – Jane Austen Festival 2015

Jane Austen is BIG in Bath. Wherever you go there’s some reference to the writer and if you love the two books she set in the city (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion) then you’ll also be aware of many sights that would have been familiar to Jane, even now. Austen has more connections with the city

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