Bath has a wide variety of attractions and whatever your interest Bath is sure to have something for you.
Eating Out – In Bath you are spoilt for choice with a diverse selection of Restaurants to cater for every taste. Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen is an award wining Vegetarian Restaurant, Hall and Woodhouse offer a great full english breakfast, Loch Fyne offer fresh Scottish sea food, The Martini Ristorante offers authentic Italian food, try the The Yak and Yeti for Nepalese food or the Olive Tree for a la carte dining. This is but a small selection of the dining options available in Bath.
Nightlife – Bath has a vibrant nightlife and offers a mix of bars, pubs and clubs from main stream through to local and artisan. A few of the Bars and Pubs that may be of interest include The Porter, The Bell, Sub 13, The Circo Bar and Revolution. Some of the nightclubs worth noting include Opa, Komedia, Club XL or Second Bridge.
Sightseeing – The main sights not to miss include the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Pulteney Wier and the Bath abbey. Of course a short walk in any direction around the centre of Bath will take you through a wonderful landscape of Georgian Architecture. Victoria Park is also a great place to visit with wide open spaces that are great for summer picnics and games, the botanical gardens are also worth a visit.
Museums – The city boasts a remarkable range of museums, galleries and exhibitions. Why not walk where the Romans walked at the Roman Baths, or you can discover Bath’s most famous resident, Jane Austen at The Jane Austen Centre. Alternatively, why not visit the only museum of Americana outside the United States and trace the American way of life from colonial times to the mid nineteenth century at The American Museum. The Holbourne Museum of Art is definitely worth a visit as is the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, the Building of Bath museum and the Fashion Museum.
Shopping – You will not be disappointed with Bath’s diverse selection of shops and boutiques. Milsom Street is the main shopping artery of the town and offers a range of main stream stores and independent boutiques with larger stores like Waterstones and Gap through to smaller fashion shops such as Hobbs. Milsom Street leads towards the Southgate centre, a modern shopping centre, with many familiar brands such as the Apple store, Debenhams and H&M. For artisan and independent shopping head towards Walcot Street or wonder along any of the many alleyways and roads leading off the main streets.
The Thermae Spa – Not to be missed the Thermae Spa offers a place to relax in the natural hot spring waters of Bath, the multiple baths and steam rooms are a great place spend a few hours whilst in Bath.
Festivals in Bath – Bath has a a number of festivals that occur throughout the year including the International Music festival (late May/early June), the Bath Fringe festival (Late May/early June), the Bath Literature Festival (late February/early March), the Jane Austin Festival (mid September), the Bath Film Festival (mid November), the Bath Comedy Festival (late March/early April). Worth noting if you happen to be in Bath at the time of any of these festivals or to make a specific trip.