City Centre Attractions

The Roman Baths

Constructed in around 70AD as a grand bathing complex. The Roman Baths is one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world and most popular heritage attraction in the UK.

 

Bath Abbey

A beautiful Anglican parish church set in the heart of the city.

 

Royal Crescent

One of the greatest examples of Georgian Architecture in the UK.

 

Jane Austen Centre

An insight into Bath’s most famous resident.

 

Pulteney Bridge

A great spot to take photographs on the famous bridge that has shops on both sides.

 

Fashion Museum & Assembly Rooms

See fashion through the ages, from 18th century to modern day.

 

 Places Out and About Around the City

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 take yourselves away from the beautiful city, the countryside, landscapes, villages and towns are equally as beautiful.
Suggested day trips away from the City would include:

Stonehenge

Perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument, built about 5,000 years ago.

Located just 33 Miles, around 1 hours drive from Bath.

 

The Cotswolds

Bourton-on-the Water with it’s replica model village. The market town of Stow- on the Wold,  Broadway, arguably the most beautiful of the Cotswold villages! Burford, often referred to as “the gateway” to the Cotswolds. Bibury and Chipping Camden are two more very popular villages with visitors.    Approximately 50 mile radius from Bath.

 

Castle Combe

Exceptionally picturesque village,  located 12 miles from Bath.

 

Lacock

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”.  14 miles

 

Avebury

The Stone circles & village,  26 miles

 

Longleat House and Safari Park,

A great day out for all the family!!  About 17 miles away.

 

Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge and caves, the kids will love it!  You must try the scrumptious Cheddar Strawberries when in season, and of course sample some Cheddar Cheese!  About 25 miles away.

Glastonbury

Visit Glastonbury Abbey and if you feel energetic you can walk up Glastonbury Tor!  Or stroll through the town adorn with shops selling spiritual crystals and stones, about  26 miles away.

 

Wells Cathedral

A gothic style cathedral set in the heart of England’s smallest city.  21 miles away.

 

Salisbury Cathedral

This cathedral has britains tallest spire and best preserved Magna Carta, only 8 miles from Stonehenge and 39 miles from Bath.  You can also visit Wilton House and Gardens which is approx 3 miles from Salisbury.

 

We can help you plan your days out, and have a great selection of maps, brochures and ideas.

 Guided Tours

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.