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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bath is brimming with history and rooted in ancient Roman culture. True to the city’s name, the Roman Baths are the highlight here, featuring some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world, hot springs with emerald green water and a museum housing numerous artefacts. Since these historical baths are not open to the public for a swim, you can head to the nearby Thermae Bath Spa for a rejuvenating soak in thermal waters and stunning views from its rooftop pool.

Bath is one of the most-visited destinations in England, drawing fans of architecture and literature from all over. You can step into the romantic world of a famous English novelist at the Jane Austen Centre, and even indulge your British fancies by dressing up in Regency finery or having ‘Tea with Mr. Darcy’ at the museum’s themed tea room.

Boasting some of the finest examples of Georgian architecture, the City of Bath is soaked in hues of honey yellow, with most of its impressive structures crafted from golden Bath stone. You can join a free walking tour covering the city’s top sights, including the terraced townhouses that create the sweeping Royal Crescent and the three sets of houses that form the perfect circle of The Circus. Aside from Georgian marvels, Bath Abbey showcases intricate Gothic stonework and stained-glass windows, while the Palladian-style Pulteney Bridge is one of a handful of bridges in the world with shops on both sides.


From $150 per night

This weekend

From $515 per night

Next weekend

From $402 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency £1 = $1.21
Language English
Average weekend price $204 per night
Average weekday price $200 per night
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Bath is beautiful and most of the sightseeing attractions...

September 24, 2023

Bath is beautiful and most of the sightseeing attractions are within easy walking distance. We visited the Roman Baths, the Abbey and the Royal Crescent. There were many other things to see, but they were not part of our interests. The food was plentily available and varied. We had dinner at the Antica Bath restaurant near the Pulteney Bridge. The wood-fired pizza was delicious. Be aware that Bath is very hilly if you plan on doing a lot of walking.

Charles United States of America

It’s a beautiful city.

September 23, 2023

It’s a beautiful city. There are so many historical places, The Roman Baths (excellent), Jane Austen Centre, Royal Crescent etc. But also l river walks, boat trips, bus tours, and in Summer I would imagine many parks to visit. The city is clean and the honey stoned buildings are so beautiful. Added to which it is nicely located for fleeting trips to other cities nearby Thermae Spa is worth a visit…rain or not go up to the roof pool! And the Mad Hatter tea Shop does the best afternoon teas ever!

Pat United Kingdom

A very walkable small city.

September 22, 2023

A very walkable small city. Z Hotel within walking distance of station in centre of shops and attractions. Varied interesting small shops (bring shopping bags). Particularly good for book shops. Historical architecture very interesting. Hotel opposite Theatre Royal - so you may catch a play too.

Samuel United Kingdom

Bath is my home town so am a little biased.

September 21, 2023

Bath is my home town so am a little biased. Was very surprised how many good eateries there appear to be now. Need to go back and try some more. We ate at The Architect and had great food and very knowledgable staff who were also very friendly.


It’s easy to get around the city.

September 16, 2023

It’s easy to get around the city. It has some beautiful architecture. Plenty to do when staying a few days. Loads of places to eat and drink with cafes, bars and restaurants all over the city. The Roman Baths are very interesting. Bath Abbey is a beautiful old building. The Jane Austen Museum was a very interesting experience.

Philip United Kingdom

This was the first time visiting Bath, but we would like to...

September 13, 2023

This was the first time visiting Bath, but we would like to return in the future. Lots to see and do, friendly people in all the places we visited, especially restaurants. Took the bus tours and enjoyed taking in the sights from the top deck. Lovely place at night, felt safe and enjoyed a ghost tour.

June United Kingdom

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