The Beautiful Historic City Of Bath
With its breathtaking Georgian architecture surrounded by the rolling green hills of Somerset, Bath is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, fun and fascinating destinations in the UK.
Combining history and culture with all the hustle and bustle of a thriving modern city, it is a perfect romantic getaway, weekend break with friends or family holiday.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is best known for its Roman-built thermal baths from which its takes its name, and which still attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
It is also celebrated for its amazing array of Regency properties crafted from Bath stone such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus and Pump Room all built when the city was a fashionable spa town. Jane Austen, who lived in Bath in the early 19th century, used it as the setting in a number of her novels and it still attracts Austen enthusiasts from all over the world to the Jane Austen museum and annual Jane Austen Festival.
As a prosperous modern city, Bath boasts an array of fantastic shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. Visitors can choose from a great range of museums, galleries and attractions including the Hol-burne Museum, the Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery. The city boasts two successful thea-tres and is the setting for numerous music, literature, art and food festivals throughout the year. It is home to two universities and one of Britain's most famous rugby clubs, Bath Rugby.
And if all that is not enough, Bath is an easy drive from many other wonderful attractions such as Stonehenge, Wells and Glastonbury.
So whether you want to soak up some culture at one of the museums, hit the shops or just fancy a quiet walk along the River Avon to one of the city's beautiful parks, Bath will not disappoint.