The world famous baths date back to 60AD and dedicated to the Roman god Minerva. The natural spa water is believed to have great healing and rejuvenating powers. Perfect if you’ve got a tender head after a great night out.
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One of Bath’s most exclusive addresses, The Royal Crescent has featured in movies and period dramas. But have you ever noticed the one yellow door or heard the story of Miss Amabel Wellesley-Colley?
Love shopping? You’ll love Bath. As well as top designer names and all the high street favourites, Bath has a wealth of independent boutiques and vintage stores. “Did somebody say 'shoes'?”
Bath ranks up there with the likes of Brighton and Chester as a city that every serious shopper should visit at least once (if you still haven't made it to any of the three then start planning a girly weekend).
In the Southgate Shopping Centre you'll find all the major high street brands. Head up hill and work your way up to Milsom Street and you'll find some more select names along the way. But for the smart shopping head into Bath's lanes, you'll find fantastic independent boutiques and jewellers still battling the rising rent prices and trying to keep their foothold.
Other shopping highlights include Green Park Station market which has some great vintage goods and foodie treats at the weekends. Vintage fans should take a stroll along Walcott Street and London Road.
Bath has good public transport links with rail, buses and taxis, however Bath is a very compact city and everything within the city centre is easily reachable on foot. If you are feeling more energetic then you can hop on a nextbike which are public hire bikes dotted around the city at nextbike stations.
Direct train lines run from both London (from Paddington - approx. 90 minutes) and Cardiff (from Cardiff Central – approx. 64 minutes). Both routes operate buffet carts or refreshment trolleys.
By road take jct 18, A46, off the M4 (if you're coming from the East and you stop the car and everyone is speaking in Welsh, you've gone too far).
And in case you didn't realise, our offices are situated right in the heart of Bath so if you're passing drop by, the kettle is always on (bring cake!).
If you're looking to spend some relaxing time without paying out for constant distractions, then Bath has plenty to offer;
Keen eyed movie buffs might recognise a number of buildings and streets that have featured in films and on TV.