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Map of Bath

Map of Bath Map of Bath

City of Bath Guides

16 Kingsmead Court, Bath, Somerset BA1 1XB

Roman Baths

The Roman Baths, Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ, UK

Dyrham Park

Chippenham SN14 8HY, UK

Information about Bath

Bath, an English city nestled in the Avon Valley in Somerset, South-West England, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site celebrated for its rich history and architectural beauty. With roots dating back to Roman times, the city boasts the well-preserved Roman Baths, where thermal springs once fueled social and cultural gatherings.

The graceful Royal Crescent, an iconic example of Georgian architecture designed by John Wood the Younger, showcases Bath’s elegance with its honey-coloured Bath stone. Bath Abbey, a Gothic masterpiece founded in the 7th century, stands as a testament to the city’s spiritual and mediaeval legacy.

Beyond its architectural marvels, Bath is a cultural haven. Jane Austen found inspiration here, and the Jane Austen Centre allows visitors to immerse themselves in the Regency era. Modern Bath seamlessly blends history with contemporary life, evident in attractions like the Thermae Bath Spa, inviting visitors to experience the same thermal waters that drew the Romans.

The city’s compact layout encourages exploration on foot, unveiling charming streets adorned with independent shops and cosy cafes. Bath, with its timeless allure, captivates visitors through its history, culture, and natural beauty, offering a unique and immersive experience that transcends eras.

From exploring the vibrant local markets and art galleries to enjoying the scenic beauty along the River Avon, there’s no shortage of things to do. The city’s lively atmosphere, coupled with a range of dining options and entertainment venues, ensures that every visitor can find their own unique way to savour the essence of Bath.

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