If you are planning to spend your holidays outdoor in the most convenient way, then you would be delighted to discover the city of Bath. Here’s a few reason why.
Apart from it being an hour train ride away from London, you’d be surprised to know how much landmarks you can visit in a single city. In fact, Bath city has the most museums in a mile radius more than any other English city – the Holburne Museum, Fashion Museum, and the Victoria Art Gallery. Not to mention many marvellous parks and the multi-million pound Bath Racecourse.
World Renowned Architecture
This Roman city will fill your eyes you would want to burst into tears. The Gregorian architecture is rich in many buildings most worthy of a visit. Starting from the jaw-dropping Royal Crescent with The Circus at its side to the world-famous Pulteney Bridge, one of the most beautiful bridges the world has seen.
The best way to appreciate this picturesque town is by conquering the 212 steps towards the Bath Abbey Tower and a spectacular 360 degrees view of the city as a reward.
If you’re a fan of Jane Austen, you would love to visit this city. Not only will you get a closer look at the creator of Mr. Darcy of Pride and Prejudice you can even have the chance to participate in the annual Austen Festival in the month of September.
The Great Bath
A majestic landmark in the heart of the city, The Great Bath, is a steaming bathing site filled by flowing natural hot spring. This mineral-rich city is blessed to house the King’s Spring as the source of the hot water. Though currently preserved and bathing as not allowed, you can still walk on its pavements and look at this thousand years old structure up close.
Free Walk Tours
You would most be pleased to know how less you would have to spend to explore this amazing city. Fortunately, the city offers free walking tours by The Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides. An organisation recipient of the highest award, the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, they won’t accept a single dime from you.
All those mentioned above might be confined in a single city, but you would be surprised to know how much time you need to see all of this and still enjoy a couple of hours strolling around Bath City Centre. Hotels of various grade listings are readily available for multiple days of stay.