Bath and the surrounding area is an ideal location for a holiday, whatever the time of year and whatever the weather.
There is so much to see and do in this lovely city and the beautiful countryside surrounding it.
Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage City, Bath has some of the finest architectural sites in Europe, an excellent selection of museums and attractions. There are 5,000 listed buildings in our lovely city, many of which have become world famous, such as The Circus, The Royal Crescent, the iconic Pulteney Bridge – the only bridge with shops on it apart from the famous Pontvecchio, Florence, on which it is modeled.
The following are brief details of “things to do and see” whilst enjoying a holiday in Bath.
Visit the world famous Roman Baths, bathe in Britain’s only natural waters at the Thermae Bath Spa or visit the 15th century Bath Abbey and the number of museums in the City.
There are a number of golf courses in and around Bath and tennis and cycling facilities are also available. If “watching” sport is more to your liking, you can enjoy rugby at Bath’s famous recreation ground or horse racing at Bath Racecourse.
The Theatre Royal – a 200 years old Georgian building widely recognised “the loveliest theatre in Europe” has a wide programme of music, drama and comedy throughout the year. The Komedia cabaret theatre features live comedy and other entertainment which you can enjoy whilst having dinner. Bath, of course, is famous as a “City of Festivals” with music and other entertainment festivals taking place throughout the year. There is also a wide choice of “night life” options.
You can also use Bath as a base and the following attractions are all within less than one hour’s drive from the city – Longleat Safari Park; Cheddar Gorge Caves; Berekely Castle; SS Great Britain in Bristol; Well’s Cathedral; Wookey Hole, Wells; Stonehenge; Jorassic Park and Lacock old English village.