Bath – Breathtaking Georgian City
Welcome to Bath, a city that brings history to life! Bath City Sights, streets, museums and galleries. An author’s home and gracious Georgian city.
1 Roman Baths and Museum (Abbey Churchyard)
2 The Royal Crescent was designed by John Wood the younger and built between 1767 and 1775. In Georgian times the houses were usually rented ‘for a season’.
3 Assembly Rooms and Museum of Costume (Bennett Street)
4 The Building of Bath Museum – this museum tells the story of the creation of Georgian Bath and provides a fresh insight into how the splendid houses of this fashionable resort were designed, built, decorated and lived in.
5 Victoria Art Gallery ( Bridge Street)
6 Holburne Museum and Crafts Study Centre ( Great Pulteney Street)
7 Royal Photographic Society (Milsom Street)
8 Bath Industrial Heritage Centre (Julian Road)
9 Bath Postal Museum – a fascinating record of the development of the English post system from its earliest days. The first officially sent letter was posted from Bath in 1840.
10 Pulteney Bridge leads into Great Pulteney Street, Bath’s magnificent residential street.
The American Museum, the Stately Homes, the Picturesque Villages including Castle Combe and Lacock and other attractions such as Cheddar Gorge and caves; Longleat Safari Park, Glastonbury Tor; Wells Cathedral and The SS Great Britain.
Guided tours in Bath
In Bath enjoy a guided foot tour, bus tour, river tour or by balloon. Talking tour: Bath Abbey, Pump Rooms and Roman Baths, the Theatre Royal, the Queen Square, the Royal Crescent and its museum, the fascinating Circus, the Museum of East Asian Art, the Assembly Rooms and the beautiful Museum of Costume, the Building of Bath Museum and the Bath Postal Museum. The Pulteney Bridge and the Great Pulteney Street are both mandatory!
Hot air balloon taking off in Victoria Park – Bath
There are many fantastic places on Earth and Bath-Somerset-England is for sure one of them. A perfect destination for shopping at Milsom street and a gracious Georgian city. Take the chance to visit Jane’s Austen Museum. During the eight years she lived here, Jane Austen wrote Mansfield Park, Emma, and Persuasion, and revised Sense and Sensibility and Northanger Abbey. The historic seaside evokes the world of the most flawless of Regency novelists. The Roman Bath Spa for relaxation. The hot, mineral-rich water was the reason for Bath’s popularity. The Royal Crescent and Circus. Take the best of life and travel to Bath Somerset
By the way, if you want to eat well do not look further: Martini Restaurant is the place (Italian cuisine made by great Italian professionals). Bath is a shopper’s dream and many streets are pedestrianized and in addition to the West country’s widest range of high-quality shops running from Milsom Street down to Southgate. Bath also has an expensive network of intriguing arcades and a daily antique market. Bath is the most beautiful city in the U.K. where I had the chance to live for nearly two years.
The Circus and the Crescent is probably the most beautiful sight in Bath. But there are many more.
The Abbey in Bath and the surrounding area with coffee shops and gardens.
- Jane Austen’s Museum in Bath
- Shopping in Bath is a dream being Milsom Street my favourite in the U.K.
- Discover the imposing Elizabethan home of Jane’s wealthy brother Edward.
- Enjoy the view over the city of Bath from Beechen Cliff and visit the small cliffside garden close to The Cobb in Lyme Regis planted in memory of Jane.
- The Museum of Costume