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About Bath

About Bath

Set in the beautiful River Avon Valley in Somerset, Bath is a city filled with historical landmarks and elegant architecture. View the Roman ruins that have made the city so famous and admire the rows of iconic Georgian houses. The majority of buildings, including some of the landmark hotels, are made of Bath stone, which gives the buildings a unique golden glow.

Yet there is plenty to see and do in Bath beyond the UNESCO World Heritage buildings - the city is the perfect place for a city break with excellent restaurants, interesting galleries, and a vibrant nightlife. If you are looking to book a hotel in Bath, try the easy-to-navigate Opodo search engine to find your perfect hotel room. You can narrow your search by using filters for dates, the number of people in your party, and the number of rooms required. Look at out-of-season dates to find a good hotel offer and save on your holiday budget.

What to see in Bath

The ruins of the ancient Roman baths are a highlight of visits to the city. The site now includes interactive exhibits and CGI to bring the world of the ancient Romans to life in an exciting way. Make sure that you get here early in the day, though, as it can get very busy in the summer months. Whilst you can't bathe in the water at the Roman Baths, you can relax in the same natural spring waters at the new Thermae Bath Spa. Head to the rooftop pool to enjoy views of the city while you soak.

Beyond the baths, there is much to discover: take a stroll on the six-mile Bath skyline walk to enjoy wonderful views of the city and surrounding countryside. Enjoy lunch at the Pump Restaurant where you can drink a glass of the local mineral water with your meal. Go on a walking tour of the historic architecture of Bath including the famous Royal Crescent, a group of identical Georgian townhouses that are fronted by expansive lawns. The Jane Austen Centre, meanwhile, is dedicated to the famous author and her work that was inspired by her time living in Bath. Booking your hotel close to the city centre means you can easily reach all these attractions and much more.

Where to stay in Bath

If you would like to get a cheap hotel deal near the centre of Bath, we recommended that you book your accommodation far in advance as this area is very popular. Those staying in the city centre can easily walk to the 18th-century Pulteney Bridge, Victoria Art Gallery, Fashion Museum, great restaurants, and the best shops. When it comes to nightlife, the Walcot neighbourhood is a popular location, with its wide range of bars and nightclubs. Families with young children will like the Oldfield Park neighbourhood thanks to its parks, wide streets, and a variety of family-friendly cafes and shops. Oldfield Park has some lovely historic hotels that even offer ghost tours of the area, which teenagers are sure to enjoy.

Bath is easy to get around using public transport but it is worth staying close to the attractions that you would like to visit and in areas that interest you. During summer, Bath is very popular with visitors and many of the best hotels can get booked up. Make sure that you book your hotel early if you would like to travel to Bath during the peak season.