The City of Bath is known for its splendid architecture and Roman Bath. The route covers all the important landmarks such as The Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, The Circus, Bath Abbey, and others. Board the bus and get ready to take a glimpse of the popular tourist attractions of the city. You can also explore the Walcot Village and the Artisan quarters. Royal Victoria Park and the Botanical Gardens are must-sees. Visit the Thermae Bath Spa and make this trip memorable.
Visiting the city during the festive season allows you to feel the festive vibes and witness many festivals. The city leaves you spellbound with its mesmerizing beauty. Impressive valleys, meadows, and woodlands add to the beauty. Let’s dive into the details of Bath’s attractions that this trip allows you to cover.
Bath Abbey: This 7th-century parish church was rebuilt up to the 16th century. It showcases beautiful exteriors and awe-inspiring interiors. Bath Abbey has mesmerizing sites and angel carvings. The floor comprises gravestones popularly known as Ledger Stones. You can witness the Jesus story in 56 scenes at the Great East Window whereas the Kind Edgar Window showcases the crowning of the first king of England.
Roman Baths & Pump Room: Roman Baths are among the most stunning historic sites situated in the heart of Bath. It showcases Bath's history. The thermal springs fill with mineral-rich and natural hot water. Roman Bath is one of the well-preserved ancient spas across the globe. The heritage services section of Bath and North East Somerset council takes care of the Roman Bath.
The pump room comprises a natural hot water fountain. The water is therapeutic and contains calcium, sulfate, and magnesium along with other 42 minerals. There are many other attractions in the proximity that you must see. The ruins of the Temple of Sulis Minerva, walking on the ancient Roman pavements, a museum that comprises different artifacts and the gilt bronze head of the Goddess Sulis Minerva. Over 1 million visitors visit Roman Baths every year which makes it one of the most popular tourist attractions.
Royal Crescent & the Circus: Visit 250 years old Royal Crescent, one of the best Georgian buildings to see. Wander around through Brock Street to the Circus. It was built by John Wood and the circular dimensions are a copy of Stonehenge. These awe-inspiring architectural masterpieces are must visit.
Sally Lunns: This is among the oldest houses in Bath and you must visit Sally Lunns. It is a popular tea house that is located in the heart of Bath. Today Sally Lunns serves popular local delicacies especially the Sally Lunn bun. The café in one of the oldest buildings of the city comprises an original kitchen that was used by renowned baker Sally Lunn to make Sally Lunn Bun.
This bun is popular all across the globe and still, the menu includes the authentic recipe for Sally Lunn bun. Moreover, you can enjoy traditional English food and delicacies. Homemade pies are amazing.
Thermae Bath Spa: Relax in mineral-rich warm and natural water at the Thermae Bath Spa. This is also a popular tourist destination in Bath. The city is known for spas that have therapeutic waters.
Thermal springs can cure skin diseases and Prince Bladud cured the skin problem after bathing in natural thermal waters. Since that time people enjoy the natural thermal spa. The source is unknown but natural water in thermae Bath Spa has approximately forty-two different minerals.
Pulteney Bridge: Situated on the River Avon, Pulteney Bridge is an architectural marvel that was created by Robert Adam. There are four bridges across the globe with the Palladian style and it is one of them. Here you can find different shops on both sides of the bridge.
Pulteney bridge is named after the wife of William Pulteney. He was an esteemed man and desired to build a new town so he started with a new bridge with a unique design. Here you can capture some of the best shots as it is one of the most romantic bridges in the world.
Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein: Enter the world of Mary Shelley and know about the remarkable female author and her life events. The House of Frankenstein offers an entertaining and delightful experience. Bath is popular for museums and other historical landmarks but Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein is a thrilling experience.
Here you can walk the foreboding basement, cellars, and vaults with audio-visual effects. There are several confined spaces too. Get a chilling insight into the exceptional thinking of the author on the floor dedicated to Mary Shelley. You can also discover interesting facts about Mary.