If the rumours that the next Downton Abbey season will be the last have got you feeling a little worried about your weekly does of costume drama then why not immerse yourself in the world of flowing dresses and ladies who lunched with a visit to the Jane Austen Centre?
The evenings will soon be closing in and the good old period drama will return to our screens, so why treat your leading lady to a visit to Bath and its Jane Austen Centre this autumn?
Jane Austen portrait
People visit the magnificent city of Bath for many reasons, whether it’s to take in the city’s extensive history or to sample one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath while staying in a local b and b in Bath during their city break. For some visitors, it’s to experience a city which is famous for being home to Jane Austen and that was influential in some of her books.
The highly-acclaimed and much-loved English romantic novelist Jane Austen is undoubtedly one of Bath’s most famous former residents. During Ms. Austen’s time in Bath, she used the city for research and inspiration, setting two of her later novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, in the city. Continue reading