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.