History

Events At The Pump Room In BathBath is a popular destination due to its beautiful architecture, stunning location and vibrant city life. Perhaps best known for its Roman Baths and Georgian heritage, Bath has a rich history. The Romans arrived in Bath in the year 60 and, discovering the natural thermal spa, created the beautiful baths complex. Three different churches have occupied the site of today’s Abbey since 757. In 1086 the Doomsday Book shows Bath as the largest town in Somerset. In 1754 the famous Circus was completed and the Royal Crescent in 1775. From 1801 to 1806 Bath was home to the famous author Jane Austen.

Present Day

From fashion shows, to comedy, music and food festivals and much more besides, you will always find an event in Bath to suit you – for upcoming events, please see our Bath News page. Alongside events, Bath has a host of centrally located attractions to entertain the whole family – see things to do in Bath

Where to Stay

For the visitor to Bath there is a huge choice of accommodation available. Many hotels and guest houses are located in the city centre, meaning you can leave your car at home. Or if you prefer you can stay in Bath’s beautiful countryside. There are many family friendly catered properties available, you can also stay in one of the many self-catering holiday lets. There are accommodation providers that allow pets too – meaning no-one has to stay at home.

See our recommended places to stay in Bath