Every country has its own charm. While the US is most famous for entertainment, such as Hollywood and the Las Vegas strip, the UK is most recognised for its historic architecture. What better city to represent that than Bath, a city located in the countryside of southwest England.
Apart from its historic appeal, there are numerous other attractions that consistently draw tourists and locals alike to this beautiful city.
The World Heritage Site of Stonehenge
If you visit Bath, you are in for a treat. Stonehenge is one of the most iconic sights found in Europe. You can participate in a tour highlighting the features of this stone circle, including burial mounds, earthworks and other monuments.
On this tour, you will also hear about the fascinating archaeological evidence pertaining to the original locations of the stones and how they came to be what they are now.
Bath has 17 museums in the city centre, more museums in one square kilometre than any other city in the world. It is perfect for the history and science lover in you.
From astronomy to Jane Austen, you can find them all here. The Royal Hotel strongly recommends Roman Baths Museum, a structure built by the Romans around natural hot springs. Many of these museums are open all year, showcasing children’s workshops, exhibitions, concerts and lectures.
Lodging and Dining
Your visit to Bath will not be complete without having a taste of its dining and lodging paradise. The place is dotted with cute little cafes and delis, and stunning luxury hotels that will leave any guest feeling pampered. Foreign visitors may also try one of the local pubs to immerse in the culture.
Parks and Gardens
If you enjoy the occasional walk in the park, Bath also has something for you. It is host to some of the most beautiful parks and gardens in the country. You can find Prior Park Landscape Garden, located in a dramatic sweeping valley that lets you view the most scenic parts of the city.
Bath also has Royal Victoria Park, where you can find a calming expanse of green grass, golf courses, duck pond and café. You may also visit Parade Gardens, where you can listen to some live music and relax after a long day.
With a taste of history, nature, architecture and everything in between, Bath should be everyone’s next holiday destination.