If you are looking for a short break destination, then Bath is the perfect choice. Located in the county of Somerset, in the South-West of England, Bath is just 97 miles from London, 109 miles from Birmingham and 11 miles from Bristol. Although not located on the coast, Bath is just 50 miles from Weston-super-Mare and 60 miles from Lyme Regis.
Bath’s excellent transport links mean it is the ideal destination if you are planning a short break and don’t want to spend too much time travelling. Bath Spa railway station and Bath bus station (with its National Express office) are located close to each other and within easy walking of the city centre, which is barely 1 mile away. Bath is just 19 miles from Bristol Airport for those travelling from further afield.
Bath itself has everything a visitor could need; with its wide variety of dining options, from upmarket restaurants to casual cafes and excellent quality holiday accommodation; including boutique hotels, traditional bed and breakfasts and self-catering accommodation, all located within easy reach of the city centre.
Whilst staying in the city, be sure to take a look at our guide to things to do in Bath to get the most from your stay.