Guide to Bath
|| Bath is one of
the grandest locations to visit in the UK and has been
for some 2,000 years but that’s not to say that
this city lives in the past, it very much has its finger
on the pulse.
Once you’ve visited the exquisite
baths that have been wonderfully preserved and made
your way around the stunning Bath Abbey [map] which is
the last great medieval church dating back to 1499, why
not investigate some of Bath’s more unusual museums?
The Jane Austen Centre [map] is dedicated to one of Bath's
most eminent residents and is a fascinating glimpse into
the life of this unique lady.
The museum of East Asian Art [map] contains more than
500 objects from Cambodia, Korea, Thailand, China and
Japan, and shows the strong cultural connections that
exist throughout the area.
If it’s culture you’re looking for you’ll
find plenty of great galleries
and theatres including the
beautiful Theatre Royal [map] that dates back to 1805.
Continue through to your evening entertainment by visiting
one of Bath’s ancient pubs or modern
clubs and don’t forget to head to one of its
best live music venues
or enjoy a giggle at a comedy
For those who want to get fit there’s plenty of
sporting venues and activities
across the city. Rugby is
a major sport here but there’s also plenty of opportunity
for messing around on the picturesque River Avon when
the weather is fine.
is easy and there’s plenty to suit every budget
from the luxurious rooms available
at The Bath Spa Hotel [map] to The Bath Backpackers
If you want to get away from the city enjoy a break in
the surrounding Somserset countryside and call in at Wells,
Axbridge and Glastonbury.
Why not browse through our guide to plan your perfect
visit to or top day out in Bath.
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