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Top 7 Things To Do in Bath

Bath is a city like no other, and it's no surprise it's a UNESCO World Heritage site. Aside from soaking in the spas, there's loads more to do including shopping and indulging in fine cafes and restaurants as you're steeped in the city's beauty every step of the way. Canal trips, museums, and an abundance of pubs ensures you'll have a lively and enjoyable time!

Roman Baths

You can't swim here, but what you can do is soak up the atmosphere of the great baths by exploring the remains of the ancient heated rooms, changing rooms, and plunge pools.

Bath Skyline Walk

Everything's more exciting when you're high up!  This six mile roundtrip takes you through hidden valleys, woodlands, and a 18th century landscape garden.

Stonehenge

Who wouldn't want to see one of the wonders of the world? These iconic prehistoric standing stones, estimated to be built around 3100 BC, are one of the historic wonders of the world.

Photo: Heather Cowper@flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The Holburne Museum

They say traveling opens your eyes, and it certainly did for Sir William Holburne who began painting after traveling Europe. This city attraction showcases many of his fine and decorative works.

Canal Boat Trip

Jump outside of Bath, and sail until your heart's content on one of many boat tours offered along the Kenet and Avon Rivers. Enjoy a canal or cruise boat tour with many pubs along the way.

Photo: Karen Roe@flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Prior Park Landscape Garden

This valley park, which has one of only four Palladian bridges of this design in the world, was created in the 18th century. Roman settlements and woodlands are nestled amongst the park -- waiting to be discovered.

Photo: profernity@flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Thermae Bath Spa

You can't come to Bath and not bathe. This state-of-the-art thermal bath spa complex has the UK's only natural thermal waters. The open-air thermal bath is a paradise that soothes the body and soul.

Planning Your Bath Visit

Bath is quite a small city.  Are there other interesting cities nearby?

Bristol is 13 miles north and offers a lot of city sightseeing for visitors. It's known for its five B's - Brunel (ship), boats, bridges, bikes, and beautiful countryside. There are city tours on offer for guided sightseeing.

Somerset is famous for producing cider. How can I explore this further?

When you're on holiday you're allowed to let go and enjoy a few ciders. Somerset is home to vast amounts of acres of apple orchards waiting to be transformed into delicious creations for consumption. Why not explore the orchards of Somerset? You can download a cider map online or find them in tourist information centers.

Bath is in the west of England -- does this mean it rains a lot there?

Like any UK city, the weather can be unpredictable. May to September can be sunny. Temperatures can reach 70 degrees Fahrenheit in summer, while winters can be as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit

Good to Know

  • Language
    English
  • Currency
    British Pound (£)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +44
  • Best time to visit
    The UK has a very mixed climate. Any sunshine combined with warm air would occur in the peak summer months. A visit to Bath at anytime of the year, however, will always be a pleasant and memorable experience.

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What People Are Saying About Bath

Great trip with a very entertaining and knowledgeable guide.

It was a long day but very much worth the cost. I feel that we were given enough time in each venue. The drawback being that by the time we arrived in Bath all the sites were closed as well as many stores.

Great excursion trip out in the country.

Our guide and driver were very well organised. The guide was very knowledgeable about our tour destinations and made sure to let us know to pick up a lunch to eat on the ride between Windsor Castle and Bath. highly recommend, would do another tour with this company.

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath Day Trip Reviewed by Peter, 10/14/2016

very good tour. Our guide, Maria, was excellent

Very good tour. Guide was excellent. Of the 11 hours two-thirds was spent driving due to the distances. Would have preferred more time at the sites.

Stonehenge and Bath is a great place to visit.

Very good trip to Stonehenge and Bath. Our tour guide Yasmine was very helpful, organised and gave us useful information. We had plenty of time to go explore each location, and the drive there and back was comfortable. Thank you highly recommend for future trips!

It's a big day, but it went about as smoothly as you could expect.

Siobhan did an excellent job of giving us just the right amount of information for each site. There were plenty of crowds but we were corralled carefully and expertly, as we went from one venue to the next. I didn't feel I needed any more time than we had at each stop, but it was a big day nonetheless.

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath Day Trip Reviewed by Linda, 08/10/2016

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