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.
A beautiful Anglican parish church set in the heart of the city.
Jane Austen Centre
An insight into Bath’s most famous resident.
A great spot to take photographs on the famous bridge that has shops on both sides which was built in a Palladiun Style in 1774.
Fashion Museum & Assembly Rooms
See fashion through the ages, from 18th century to modern day.
One of the greatest examples of Georgian Architecture in the UK.
This is the oldest house in Bath, built in 1482, and the home of the “Sally Lunn Bun” Certainly a must to try one!
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:
Perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument, built about 5,000 years ago. Located just 33 Miles, around 1 hours drive from Bath.
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.
Exceptionally picturesque village, located 12 miles from Bath.
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
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 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.
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.
A gothic style cathedral set in the heart of England’s smallest city. 21 miles away.
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.
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.