MARISHA’S IN AN ELEGANT, VICTORIAN GUEST HOUSE, WITH MANY PERIOD FEATURES, AND IS OPERATED IN A FRIENDLY AND INFORMAL STYLE.
We are very proud of our overall aim, which is to offer you personal care in a restful atmosphere. Help is always available if you require information on how to spend your time in and around the beautiful City of Bath.
We are ideally situated in the quiet residential area of Newbridge, with private parking, in a well lit car park, and with easy access to the city and beyond. We are ideally situated for very close access to:
The Royal United Hospital
The Cotswold Way Long Distance Footpath
The Bath to Bristol Cycle Path (we have a lock up garage for bicycles)
Walk – It is just a one mile walk, through Royal Victoria Park, to the Royal Crescent – one of the major attractions in Bath. You can also walk along the riverside path which finishes at the lower end of town
Bus – Regular buses run nearby, and there is a PARK AND RIDE shuttle which offers non stop return rides to the Abbey.
Drive – Just 1 mile down the road is Charlotte Street Car Park – a long stay City Centre Car Park. All the attractions are just a short stroll away.
There are several friendly pubs and Restaurants close by, within walking distance, as well as some 100 restaurants in the City Centre. Bath Restaurants are among some of the best in the region, offering unique and varied food of the highest quality. If you need any help choosing a restaurant, please let us know – we have tried and tested most of them!
Wi Fi is available in all rooms.
FOR OUR COMPREHENSIVE BREAKFAST MENU, WE USE FRESH AND LOCAL INGREDIENTS WHERE POSSIBLE.
Breakfasts are cooked to order using the highest quality organic ingredients, and include Sausages, Bacon, Eggs, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Cereals, Juices, Yoghurts, Fresh Fruit, Cheeses, Jams, and a selection of excellent Breads and Croissants, as well as Fresh Roasted Continental Coffees and various Fair Trade Organic Teas.
We can provide a special Vegetarian Menu, using Vegetarian Sausage, Eggs, Hash Browns, Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Baked Beans. We pride ourselves in catering for special dietary requirements including Wheat, Gluten and Lactose intolerance. Please discuss at time of booking.
We encourage our guests to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and to take advantage of the one and a half hour breakfast schedule 8.00am – 9.30am
THE RESTAURANTS IN BATH CITY CENTRE ARE AMONG SOME OF THE BEST IN THE REGION, AND WE ARE SO PLEASED TO GIVE YOU SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
If you would prefer to eat locally, within walking distance, we give below some ideas.
– A newly refurbished pub, with a modern, comfortable interior, and an excellent menu of high quality food.
– A charming riverside pub (chain operated) with a spectacular riverside location with gardens.
– Just 10 minutes walk away you will find this traditional ‘local’ free house pub on the River Avon.
– Our local Indian Restaurant in nearby Chelsea Road, offers a delicious, and very reasonably priced menu. It is not licensed, but is happy for you to bring your own wine or beer which you can buy from the supermarket opposite.
There are several atmospheric country pubs, serving excellent food, which are only 5 minutes drive from the Guest House, should you not wish to venture into the City Centre. Please ask for details and maps.
BATH IS AN IDEAL LOCATION FROM WHICH TO TAKE DAY TRIPS TO EXPLORE THE NUMEROUS SURROUNDING AREAS OF GREAT BEAUTY AND INTEREST. IF YOU CAN POSSIBLY DRAG YOURSELVES AWAY FROM THE CITY, THE COUNTRYSIDE, LANDSCAPES, VILLAGES AND TOWNS ARE EQUALLY AS BEAUTIFUL.
Suggested day trips away from the City would include:
STONEHENGE 37 Miles
THE COTSWOLDS – BOURTON ON THE WATER, STOW ON THE WOLD, BROADWAY, CHIPPING CAMDEN, BURFORD, BIBURY. 40 Miles
CASTLE COMBE 15 Miles. Exceptionally picturesque village.
LACOCK 15 Miles. Beautiful village, owned by The National Trust, with a Tithe Barn, Abbey, Photographic Museum. Lacock was the setting for various films including “Harry Potter” and “Cranford”.
AVEBURY STONE CIRCLE AND VILLAGE 28 Miles
LONGLEAT HOUSE AND SAFARI PARK 20 Miles
CHEDDAR GORGE AND CAVES 22 Miles
GLASTONBURY ABBEY AND TOR 24 Miles
WELLS CATHEDRAL 19 Miles
SALISBURY CATHEDRAL 41 Miles
We can help you plan your days out, and have a great selection of maps, brochures and ideas.
TOURS. If you visit Bath on Public Transport, it is possible for you to visit most, if not all, of the above attractions. Visit the site at www.madmaxtours.co.uk or call 01225 325900. They do excellent organised half/full day tours to different areas including the Cotswolds, Stonehenge, Avebury and Lacock. They leave from the Centre of Bath, near the Abbey.