BATH: WHERE POISED ARCHITECTURE MEETS ABOUNDING CULTURE
Every city in England is known for its own unique individuality and one of them is the culturally rich and historically significant city of Bath. If your interest lies in watching the mammoth cathedrals from the past, the home of the satire queen Jane Austen, and the majestic Roman Baths, this is the city that will delight your eyes and satisfy your cravings of adventurous fervour.
Bath has always been associated with Romans, Georgians and tourists and it was the interest and architectural creativity of the formers that made it a very interesting weekend getaway for the latter. If you, accompanied by your family and friends, are planning a short stay in bath then prepared to be mesmerised with this whole other side of England.
PLACES TO SEE IN BATH:
1. Bath Abbey:
Bath Abbey is a fine example of Gothic Architecture that has been standing in Bath in all its fine glory since the primeval days of 1499. Make sure to soak the beauty of this grandeur structure and how expertly it has been preserved even after 500 years of its existence.
2. The Jane Austen Exhibition:
One simply can’t visit the city of Bath and not remember Jane Austen who lived in one of the rented apartments in Bath and even based the events of Northanger Abbey in the same city! You just don’t – which is why the Jane Austen Exhibition is one of the must places to visit.
2. Roman Baths:
Roman baths are the Romans’ version of modern day spa. These baths were built by the Romans dating back to 70AD and even today more than a million litres of water flows in it.
THINGS TO DO IN BATH:
1. Afternoon Tea:
Don’t even think about leaving bath without the afternoon tea and don’t look anywhere else other than the pump rooms. Enjoy the complete experience with the tea of your choice, flavourful scones and exquisite tasting cakes right under the beautiful chandeliers.
2. Take a Stroll:
This might sound odd but you will completely understand this when you see Bath for yourself. The compact city provides something worth watching around every corner. All you need to do is step out of your vacation rentals in Bath and start strolling down the streets and you’ll be able to witness the beautiful countryside, architectural charms and the occasional pubs and bars that will appear on your way every now and then.
Bath is a city that enjoys endless showers of rain followed by bright sunshine in their wettest month of November while April stays dry and pleasant. June and July remains comfortably warm and welcomes throngs of tourists every year. The coldest month in Bath is January.
BEST NEIGHBOURHOODS OF BATH:
If you are planning a getaway in this splendid city and looking for vacation rentals in Bath then be sure to check out the following neighbourhoods:
Claverton and Claverton Down
Combe Down and Odd Down
A visit to Bath is not something you want to hurry with, make sure to avail the last minute offers and book one of the most striking apartments in Bath with picturesque surroundings.