More About Bath

Bath is known around the world as a point of significant historical interest, many museums, attractions and activities. In the current financial climate every penny of your holiday budget counts and more and more holidaymakers each year are discovering that a holiday cottage is often a money saving option. Holiday cottages in Bath provide the creature comforts of a home away from home, a perfect base to explore the attractions of this historical city. There are a range of destinations to choose from, including apartments in the heart of the city centre and rural holiday cottage hideaways outside the city. This means there is ideal accommodation in Bath for any holiday, whether your perfect holiday is basking in a day spa or soaking up the heritage of the Roman Baths, choose self catering holiday cottages in the Bath and have your holiday the way you want it.

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Bath has been a significant point of interest within the British Isles for hundreds of years and many different civilisations have influenced it during that period. Each civilisation has left its own mark and exploring Bath is kind of like taking a trip through time. There are many museums, English heritage and National Trust sites within the city and surrounding area and a broad range of attractions in the evening. There is a bustling nightlife including the theatre, many award winning restaurants, nightclubs and bars to suit your taste. But be careful of overindulgence, as an early start is always advised in Bath due to the amount of attractions.

Things to Do in Bath

Ancient Bath is always a good place to start and a visit to the Roman Baths rolls back the centuries. The ornate bath complex is a true West Country wonder and receives over one million visitors a year, so it is worth getting there early to avoid the rush. Next on the list is Bath Abbey where a visit can see you jump forward to about 757AD when the Abbey’s history began. This building is still an active place of worship and a beautiful piece of architecture rich with history. You can get guided tours that brings the abbey to life and even catch the choir at work. Moving forward in time to the Georgian period, the Building of Bath Museum maps the story of the development of the city. If you are feeling a bit artier then you can visit the Art Museum and the American Museum, all offer an interesting way to spend an afternoon. A range of contemporary nightlife is available ranging from comedy clubs, to British theatre and of course a string of award winning restaurants.

Bath Attractions

We want you to enjoy the best that Bath has to offer and so here's a selection of our favourite things to see and do;

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Snap Up a Photographic Tour

This is not only a photography enthusiasts dream; it is also one of the best ways to see the beautiful sights the city has to offer. The course walks you around some of the most photogenic places including the Royal Crescent, Abbey and the Circus. On the way you are given tips from a professional photographer and experience a unique interaction with the stunning architecture. Tours are available for all levels of experience.

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Racing at Castle Combe

For a completely contrasting experience you can escape for the day to Castle Combe race circuit. This popular race track is a little outside the city but well worth the ten mile ride out if you are a motor racing enthusiast. They have a packed calendar including race days and various driving experiences including supercar, rally drive and karting. This can break up the potential history overload Bath offers quite nicely.

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Night at the Theatre Royal

There are a number of theatres in Bath offering a mixture of entertainment. The Theatre Royal offers ballet and a high brow mixture of straight and musical theatre, with the Ustinov Studio offering a diverse range of classic European theatre. It is a truly memorable evening and a tribute to the great British theatrical heritage. If this is maybe too formal for you then there are a number of others with a more contemporary twist.

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