Bath: Attractions

The Holburne Museum

“With its beautiful cafe and new shop, a new library and exciting interactive displays the renewed Holburne will offer a rich and rewarding range of delights. Reopened in 2011 as a confident and adventurous...

Theatre Royal

Right in the heart of Bath is one of Britain’s oldest theatres, and probably its most beautiful: the Theatre Royal. Before 1805 the theatre was in Orchard Street (Sarah Siddons played there from 1778;...

Pulteney Bridge

Pulteney Bridge, with its sweeping horseshoe-shaped weir, is one of Bath’s most famous images. The bridge, which incorporates shops, was built by Robert Adam in 1769. The estimated cost of the bridge was £1,...

Queen Square

The whole north side of the square was built as seven separate houses in Palladian style which together resembled a palace. The majestic obelisk in the middle of Queen Square was erected in 1735...

Roman Baths

Roman Baths

The amazingly complete remains of The Roman baths and the Victorian restoration are still fed by water from one of Bath’s three hot springs. Rain 10,000 years ago seeped into the hills, was heated...

Royal Victoria Park

Royal Victoria Park must be the finest park and public adventure play area for miles; there really is something for everyone. The adventure play area is very impressive, with thrilling and imaginative equipment grouped...

Jane Austen

Jane Austen – The famous writer lived at 4 Sydney Place, right opposite the Holburne Museum, between 1801-4. Her vivid descriptions of Milsom Street in Northanger Abbey are still relevant today. A film of...

Circus

Two minutes’ walk from the Royal Crescent is The Circus, another jewel in Bath’s crown. It consists of 30 houses in groups of 8, 12 and 10, and is now a prestige collection of...

The Pump Room

If you’re in a hurry you won’t have time to visit the Roman Baths, but you can spend five minutes inside the Pump Room listening to the live salon music and sipping water pumped...

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