Steeped in Roman history, the city of Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Depending on the time of year, the city is also blessed with a thriving cultural scene including the Great Bath Feast, Literary festivals for adults and children, the Bath Mozartfest and the Jane Austen Festival, paying homage to Bath’s most famous resident.
Horse riding, golf and polo facilities are also available within a 15 minute drive from the hotel and guests can explore Bath by canal boat, open-top bus or on foot, or head out of the city for a trip to Stonehenge, Longleat Safari Park or nearby Lacock Abbey.
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Jane Austen Centre
The Jane Austen Centre, located at 40 Gay Street in Bath, is a permanent exhibition. Situated in an original Georgian townhouse, it tells the story of Jane’s time in Bath, including the effect that living here had on her and her writing.
No.1 Royal Crescent
No. 1 Royal Crescent has been decorated and furnished as it might have been during the period 1776-1796. The rooms feature historic furniture, pictures and objects that form the museum collection of No. 1 Royal Crescent.
Bath was founded upon natural hot springs with the steaming water playing a key role throughout its history. Lying in the heart of the city the Roman Baths were constructed around 70 AD as a grand bathing and socialising complex. It is now one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world. Not only can you walk among the extensive ruins but you can also explore many treasures in the interactive museum with visual snippets that transport you back to Roman times and the lives of the Aquae Sulis people.
Bath Bus Tours
A great way to see all the sights Bath has to offer.
Whether it's to admire the magnificent architecture, to enjoy some wonderful choral music or for a quiet moment of contemplation, Bath Abbey invites you to come and experience the Abbey's special environment.
Bath Fashion Museum
The Fashion Museum Bath holds a world-class collection of contemporary and historic dress and is housed in the magnificent Assembly Rooms. The Museum of Costume was opened in the Assembly Rooms on 23 May 1963. It was founded by Doris Langley Moore, a designer, collector, writer and scholar, who gave her famous private collection of costume to the city of Bath.
The American Museum takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States, it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.
Sulis Guides is a highly regarded guiding company, based in the beautiful city of Bath for over thirty years, providing high quality, experienced, multi-lingual Blue Badge guides for tailor-made car, coach and walking tours of the West Country and beyond.
At The Bath Priory, we would highly recommend a walking tour of Bath – many areas of the city are pedestrianised and cannot be seen from a vehicle.
An ancient deer park, 17th Century house and formal garden, Dyrham Park is a National Trust property located 25 minutes’ drive north of Bath.
Longleat Safari & Adventure Park
Enter a land of adventure where lions roam, tigers stalk and monkeys swing. Travel through time in a stately home. Lose yourself in the world's longest maze. Located 40 minutes south of Bath.
A Palladian house and world-famous landscape gardens and lake, Stourhead is a National Trust property located 45 minutes south of Bath.
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