Top 10 things to do in Bath
Bath is a beautiful Georgian city located in West England. I visited Bath a few years ago and then again last year, and continues to be one of my favourite places to visit in the UK.
With COVID-19 restricting global travel, Bath would be a perfect place for a staycation. Here are my top 10 places to go or see in Bath.
Fun fact – Bath is the only UK city that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Visit the Roman Baths
- Have a soak at the Thermae Bath Spa
- Climb Bath Abbey’s Tower
- Stroll through the Henrietta Park
- Have Afternoon Tea at Sally Lunns
- Discover history at the Jane Austen Centre
- Visit the Royal Crescent
- Walk across the Pulteney Bridge
- Watch a film at the little theatre
- Visit Prior Park Landscape Garden
1. Visit The Roman Baths
One if not the most historic sites in Bath. Attracting over 1 million people a year, The Romans Bath is probably the place visit in Bath.
As a visitor you can explore he Roman baths, walking the same path as the Romans did all those years ago. If you’re looking to soak in Bath’s Roman history this is the place to be.
2. Have a Soak at the Thermae Bath Spa
As the only natural hot spring in the UK Thermae Bath Spa is a wonderful location for you to soak all your troubles away in mineral-rich waters.
They have two main baths: One rooftop bath with a beautiful unique 360 degree view of the city and the hill that lines the valley. The second called the Minerva Bath which has a very distinguished curves and jets.
3. Climb Bath Abbey’s Tower
Founded in the 7th Century, Bath Abbey sits in the centre of Bath and is incredibly hard to miss. The Church is still active with regular services and tours if you’re looking to learn more.
The Church is stunning inside and out with its grand columns and magnificent stained-glass windows.
4. Take a stroll through Henrietta Park
Take a peaceful stroll through 7 acres of Henrietta Park. The park was established in 1897 as a part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and is the perfect place to refuge in the city.
5. Have Afternoon tea at Sally Lunn’s
If you’re looking for lunch with some history kill two birds with one stone at Sally Lunn’s. The buns here are incredibly light and fluffy and are really popular for a reason.
Also – The tea house is also a museum if you’re looking to learn more.
6. Discover history at the Jane Austen Centre
Celebrate and discover the life and work of Jane Austen and the centre. The site is interactive and immerses you into the world that Jane Austen lived in and is absolutely fascinatating.
7. Walk Across Pulteney Bridge
In the centre of Bath sits the this beautiful unique riverbank perfect for a perfect instagram photo.
Strolling across the bridge, through the shops and the riverside park is one of relaxing and tranquil things you can do in bath.
8. Watch a film at The Little Theatre
If you have a few hours to spare watch a film at the beloved little Theatre. Dating back all the way from 1935 The little theatre is a cosy way to immerse yourself into a movie.
7. Visit The Royal Crescent
The Royal Crescent is one of the most magnificent sites to see in Bath. Built between 1767 and 1775 the crescent is one of Bath’s most iconic landmarks, there is nothing quite like it.
8. Visit Prior Park Landscape Garden
Prior park sits just outside of the main city centre on the hills of the valley. One of the more quieter locations in Bath but one with a beautiful view of the city.
In the photo above is one of the 4 Palladian bridges of this design in the world and is not only a significant site but a wonder to walk across.
Hope you enjoyed this blog post and let me know in the comments if you have or are going to visit Bath.
Find out more about visiting this beautiful city here – https://visitbath.co.uk/