When you have the pleasure of visiting a historic city such as Bath, there’s no doubt you’ll want to explore all that it has to offer. You probably have a good idea as to what you would like to do while you’re in the area, but it can be difficult to know where to start.
This article will help you decide exactly what to do while you’re staying in a city that’s steeped in history going back some 2,000 years. So make sure you book your b and b in Bath so you have somewhere to rest your head after a days’ exploring.
- Visit Royal Victoria Park
Formed in 1829, and situated not far from the Royal Crescent, Royal Victoria Park is a must-visit for anyone who loves a gentle stroll in beautiful surroundings. With more than 57 acres for you to enjoy, this park was named after Princess Victoria who was 11 years old when she visited what has to be one of the UK’s most idyllic parks.
Why not spend some time at the bird aviary, at the tennis courts or even the boating pond? If you have children with you, they may enjoy the play area that’s equipped to suit every age. Alternatively, you may want to feed the ducks as you stroll around the incredible landscape.
- Hit the shops
There are many different shops in Bath, making it ideal for anyone who loves to grab a bargain. As well as the traditional high street stores, there are also many unique and individual family-run stores that appeal to every taste. Take your time and visit all those stores which are truly unique to Bath, helping to make it one of the UK’s most visited cities.
- All-things Jane Austen
If you are a huge fan of Jane Austen and her works, then you’re sure to love spending time in Bath. Once home to the internationally recognised author you can have the chance to listen to a free audio tour and follow in Austen’s footsteps as you make your way around Bath. Visit No1 Royal Crescent, a museum dedicated to Austen and life in Bath when she lived here.
- Enjoy the café’s
Another way to explore and enjoy all that Bath has to offer is to make use of the café’s near by. If you want a quintessentially British experience Bath will allow you to do just that. The wide range of café’s, tea rooms and restaurants, will serve you some of the finest cakes, scones and light dishes you’re ever likely to taste. Exploring a city can be hungry and thirsty work, so make the most of the wide range of eateries in the city, and don’t forget to treat yourself, you are on holiday after all.
Don’t forget to make a list of the places you would like to visit, why not get a map and find out where everything is, then make start with the closest attraction before slowly making your way around the city. You can do all this in the comfort of your b and b in Bath, before you step out into the city and experience all that it has to offer.