Celebrate the arrival of the summer half-term school holiday with a trip to the fabulous city of Bath. With something for everyone, Bath is the ideal destination for a family holiday.
From its time as a spa destination for the Romans, through the Georgian period when it was fashionable to own a holiday home in the city, through to the modern day, Bath is a deservedly popular holiday destination.
Bath is famous for its unique Roman Baths, grand Royal Crescent, breathtaking Abbey, stunning Georgian architecture and once being the home of the great author Jane Austen (visit the Jane Austen Centre to find out about her life in the city).
Bath is easy to travel to by train and bus; with Bath Spa train station and the bus station being located next to each and right in the city centre. There is a direct rail service to Bath Spa from London Paddington which takes just 1 hour 30 minutes. Bath’s bus station hosts a regular National Express service.
Bath has more museums in a square mile than any other British city. As well as Museums there are many other attractions, parks, tours and lots to see and do.
Bath has a huge range of holiday accommodation options; including self-catering apartments, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and fabulous hotels. You can choose to stay right in the city centre or alternatively have a relaxing holiday in the beautiful countryside that surrounds Bath.
Whether you are looking for Restaurants, Pubs, Cafes, Delicatessens or Afternoon Tea, take a look at our guide to eating out in Bath.