Bath for Art lovers

Although this city is popular for its Roman history, beautiful Abbey, and some wonderful spa breaks in Bath, this city is also famous for its art. If you’re an art lover then you’ll be pleased to know there’s a lot on offer here, so much in fact that you may not know where to begin.

Below you will find details of what we think are the very best places for art lovers to visit as they’ll more than satisfy your need to view a masterpiece or two that’s quite spectacular. What’s more is you’ll also get the chance to purchase some pieces too, so you have a special souvenir of your time in Bath.
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Out and About in Bath

When you’re in Bath you’ll no doubt want to get out and about. Visiting the city gives you the opportunity to see all that it has to offer, but you may not know where to start. This article will fill you with a few ideas so you can get to your bed and breakfast in Bath and relax a little before venturing out into this historic city.

Highlights of Bath City Walk

Why not spend a bit of time on a tour so you get to see a wide range of places? Chances are you may spot buildings and see sights you may have otherwise missed. A tour is a great way for you to learn about many of Bath’s main attractions as well as the history of the area. Lasting two hours, the tour around Bath will be both relaxed and entertaining. At the time of writing the tours take place on a Saturday afternoon and need to be booked in advance.

Make sure you wear sensible shoes so you can walk around the city with ease. If it looks like rain, pack a suitable coat. If you’re lucky enough to be in Bath when it’s sunny, don’t forget to take a hat, sun glasses and even some sun tan lotion.

The Royal Crescent

One of the most famous landmarks in this wonderful city is The Royal Crescent. Featured in many films and televisions shows, this magnificent crescent has to be seen to be believed. If it’s a sunny day, why not take a picnic and enjoy one of the worlds’ best landmarks? Don’t forget to have a closer look at the wonderful architecture that inspires and puzzles many of its visitors.

Shopping in Bath

If you love to go on a bit of a shopping spree, you’re going to love Bath. If you simply love to wander around the shops and see what’s on offer, the Georgian city of Bath also has plenty on offer to you. It doesn’t matter what you’re looking for, you are sure to find it here. From well-known shops to those quirky individual ones that are a bit of a gem, Bath has it all.

Don’t forget to pick up a few souvenirs from the Visitor Information Centre or the British Emporium so you have a reminder of your time here.

Alexandra Park

Getting out and about in Bath does not have to be energetic. You don’t have to rush around trying desperately to see the sights. Why not head to Alexandra Park on Shakespeare Avenue and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet? Spanning 11 acres, this beautiful park offers some incredible panoramic views of Bath. Visit the park via Shakespeare Avenue, or alternatively, climb the steps known as ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and find a bench to recover from your climb.

This park is just wonderful and is perfect if you want to get away from busy city life for a short while. No matter whether there’s sunshine or showers, you’ll find Alexandra Park the perfect place for you to relax and enjoy your time in Bath.

Explore Bath by Foot Part 1

Exploring Bath is something most of us want to do. We want to see all those famous tourist spots and check them out for ourselves. We want to taste some of the local cuisine before talking a stroll in one of the local parks to walk off our big meal. Some people love to go on guided tours and explore Bath that way, but many of us are more than happy to explore Bath ourselves and find out exactly what it has to offer.

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Explore Jayne Austen’s footsteps

Bath is not only famous for its architecture and scenery, but it also happens to be famous because a certain writer once lived in the area. Jane Austen called Bath her home for a good few years in the 1800’s, and the cities influence upon her played a major part in two of her novels.

If you have come to the area to enjoy one of the many spa breaks in Bath, you may also want to explore Jane Austen’s footsteps and see how she spent her time in the city. The good news is there is ample opportunity for you to explore Austen’s world in all its glory.
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4 Attractions you won’t want to Miss

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.
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Enjoy Bath’s museums before the crowds

The first few months of the year often find the city of Bath at its best, and if the idea of having the city much to yourselves appeals then it’s the perfect time for a stay in a Bath bed and breakfast. One of the city’s biggest attractions is the fact that it’s home to more museums than you can shake a stick at, and if you can visit before the summer season you’ll find them at their quietest and every inch as fascinating as they are during the busy period.
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