Bath Abbey stands at the heart of the city of Bath. Founded in 1499, it is the last of the great medieval churches of England.
From Boutique Hotels and Country Homes to grand Georgian terraces and intimate B&B’s, Bath has the wow factor when it comes to planning your break away.
The popular Bath Christmas Market takes place every year between Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths. Over 170 traditional wooden chalets offer unique, handmade and unusual gifts.
The museums of Bath offer a wealth of remarkable stories all within walking distance of one another. From the glamour of Bath’s hotspots, to the story of the city’s inventiveness, there is science, breathtaking art and extraordinary artefacts, plus some sweeping views over Bath’s landscape to be enjoyed.
A survey commissioned by VisitBath has shown that Bath is the No.1 feel good city.
The rolling Somerset countryside surrounding Bath is a beautiful area rich in history and heritage.
Bath is just magical during the winter months as the city twinkles in anticipation of Christmas
Well-known landmarks across the world, the Royal Crescent and Circus are two of Bath's impressive architectural masterpieces.
There is a great range of cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars and plenty of evening entertainment to enjoy in Bath.
No matter what time of year you visit Bath, you'll be sure to find a packed programme of festivals and events in Bath and the surrounding area. Throughout the year there is a wonderful mix of music, literature, entertainment and art events to suit all tastes.
Jane Austen knew Bath as a thriving spa resort, popular with fashionable society. Today the city pays homage to its famous resident with a dedicated Festival and Centre where tea drinking and bonnet wearing are often the order of the day.
Bath is set in a valley and some of the best views across the city can be seen from nearby parks and countryside. City-centre views are best captured from the top of Bath Abbey's tower.
Bath is home to some beautiful parks and gardens including Royal Victoria Park which stretches over 53 acres, Parade Gardens next to the River Avon and Prior Park Landscape Gardens.
Pulteney Bridge is one of the world's most beautiful bridges and one of a handful of historic bridges in the world with shops built into it.
The River Avon flows through the centre of the city and under Pulteney Bridge. Nearby is the Kennet and Avon Canal which also runs through Bath and surrounding countryside.
The remarkable Roman Baths has extensive remains with original pavements and baths, and drainage that still flows with natural hot water.
Bath offers a unique shopping experience with a high number of independent shops, fashionable boutiques, antique and craft shops and galleries.
The Great Bath Feast is a melting pot of wonderful flavours and lively personalities of cakes and ale; of great gourmets and warm gastro pubs; of buns and cook books; of gastro gadgets and herb growers….a month long Food Festival to celebrate the West Country’s abundance of the finest produce and spawning innovative foodie businesses
Thermae Bath Spa is Britain's original and only natural thermal Spa.