You can enjoy Bath City’s incredible architecture, gardens, and parks as well as much more!
A must visit whilst in Bath would be its famous award-winning Roman Bath Spa and Temple and its three hot springs containing 43 different minerals to soak up.
You can explore the City’s stunning and perfectly preserved Georgian buildings and architecture. The perfect place to start seeing the full extent would be at the Museum of Bath Architecture, demonstrating the influence of the classical designed buildings, and it also has a Bath architectural Model scaling 1:500 of the historic city center.
Bath Abbey is a Gothic cathedral with spectacular architecture and an outstanding building to be seen, it can be found on York Street and you can take a guided tour to see the bell chamber, clock face and roof where you’ll get a great view over the city and Roman Baths.
Pulteney Bridge on bridge street is incredible and one of the last remaining bridges still standing with buildings atop them. You can also explore its quaint little shops and restaurants which are supported by its three arches.
Bath has many interesting Museums to visit full of artefacts and history, here is a few main ones to visit: Holburne Museum, Fashion Museum Bath, American Museum in Britain, and Herschel Museum of Astronomy among many others.
Prior Park Landscape Garden is a picturesque Garden worth exploring with its magnificent Palladian Bridge and Gothic temple and serpentine lake. Enjoy wandering the gardens and taking in its beautiful wildlife and surroundings, and if you need a quick break make sure to stop by its ‘Tea Shed’ for a beverage.
You will find many Restaurants, bars, and cafés in Bath City Centre with a great dining selection to enjoy.
If you’re wanting to do a bit of Shopping, you will find plenty of shops in the City Center with a great variety to explore!
Everywhere in Bath city is pretty compact and is in easy walking distance as a lot of the city is pedestrianised so walking may be the easiest option.
However, Bath has a great and reliable bus service spanning the City and surrounding areas, and the main bus station is on Southgate.
You can also take a Taxi around Bath, there are many companies including Abbey Taxis, Smart Taxis and V Cars.
Driving around Bath by car can get tricky as there are many narrow streets and it gets easily congested. There are 4 Park and Ride facilities where you can leave your car and get a bus into the city. However, if you would prefer to drive in there are plenty of car parks in the center.
You can cycle around Bath very easily, and there are also Bike hire companies or a bike hire scheme with four stations to take advantage of.
Bath Spa Railway Station is the main station and can be found opposite the bus station in the city center, it operates regular train services to surrounding areas and further afield. You can get to London in 90 minutes and Bristol in 15 minutes.
The nearest airport to Bath is Bristol International Airport (BRS) and there are regular train services between Bristol and Bath.