Relax on a City Break in Bath

If you're longing for a city break full of elegance and relaxation, culture, history and delicious dining, plan a visit to Bath. It's a wonderful destination at any time of the year, offering a great mix of museums, theatre, the thermal spa, Roman history plus shopping and fantastic food and drink. Read on for our top tips for attractions, accommodation and other great ideas of what to do in Bath.

There are several great performance venues in Bath where you can catch a show. And Jane Austen Fans will be in their element simply by walking along the charming Georgian streets and admiring the architecture. (Bridgerton fans will also find the city's iconic features familiar!) Make a visit to the Jane Austen Centre to discover what life was like for Jane Austen during her time in Bath and enjoy a Regency afternoon tea. The Jane Austen Festival in September is the perfect excuse to don some period attire and attend a ball.

Bath's fascinating history has even more to reveal at the Roman Baths where you can see where the people of Roman Britain came to worship the goddess Sulis Minerva and bathe in the waters of the natural thermal springs. To soothe your own body and soul book a session at Thermae Bath Spa - the views from the thermally-heated roof top pool are amazing!

Getting to Bath
Bath is easily accessible by car, train or coach/bus from London, The Midlands and the South West and the city itself is compact, meaning that it's simple to get around when you're there. Bath is also perfectly located to explore other areas in the South West, like the nearby and vibrant city of Bristol.

Start planning your visit to Bath today - take a look at our recommendations below.

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