Just a few miles away from Lucknam Park, is the world heritage site of Bath. Dating back to Roman times and was founded in 1 AD. Modern Bath is an important centre for the arts and culture, with many museums, exhibitions, concerts and performances scheduled throughout the year. Of course, Bath is also known for tourism and shopping, of which there is abundance.
Britain’s only hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent temple and bathing complex that still flows with natural hot water. See the water’s source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements around the steaming pool.
Bath Abbey is an active Christian church situated at the heart of the city. Founded in 1499, it stands on the site of an earlier Norman Cathedral and the original Abbey Church built in the 8th century.
Offers a memorable experience with a fabulous selection of small independent shops and stylish boutiques alongside the familiar big name stores. The city centre is compact and easily walkable with grand Georgian streets and small picturesque passageways to explore. Don’t miss Milsom Street in Bath voted ‘Britain’s Best Fashion Street’ in the Google Street View Awards 2010.
A beautiful and intimate 18th century landscaped garden created by local entrepreneur Ralph Allen with advice from the poet Alexander Pope and Capability Brown set in a sweeping valley with magnificent views of the city of Bath.