Things to do in Bath

Known worldwide for its hot thermal springs, the city of Bath has attracted countless settlers across the centuries. From a Roman settlement to a Georgian hub, Bath has developed into the striking city it is today. As such, Bath is filled with key sights and hidden gems, such as the imposing Bath Abbey and the breathtaking Alexandra Park.

Starter guides for things to do in Bath:

You can also discover walks in and around Bath.

Striking Georgian architecture of Great Pulteney Street in Bath, location to several top Airbnb stays

Top 10 Airbnb stays in Bath

From the Royal Crescent to the Kennet & Avon Canal, Bath features countless places just waiting to be explored. If you’re planning a visit to the spa city, find the best areas to stay and the best Airbnb places to rent in Bath.

The Paragon, an impressive curved street of Georgian town houses, and a stop in the Bath walking tour

Self-guided walking tour in Bath: 16 sights to visit

This self-guided walking tour explores the key sights and hidden gems in Bath. One of the top travel destinations in the UK, the city of Bath offers an escape to magnificent Georgian architecture and beautiful Cotswold countryside.

Quaint cottages of Castle Combe in the Cotswolds

Best day trips from Bath: 9 amazing places to visit

From the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds to the eclectic city of Bristol and the majestic Cheddar Gorge, day trips starting from Bath offer a delightful escape to spectacular scenery and British quaintness. Find 9 amazing day trips from Bath!

The Circus, iconic round-shaped building in Bath

Best of Bath: 7 places to visit

From a charming Roman settlement to an enchanting Georgian hub, Bath has developed into the striking city it is today. Crowned a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the spa city has many magnificent places to visit.

Kennet & Avon canal with canal boats and townhouses, one of Bath's hidden gems

Top 7 hidden gems to discover in Bath

Bath offers many stunning sights to visit, but also many hidden gems to discover. From Prior Park to the Kennet & Avon Canal and Alexandra Park, explore Bath off the beaten path and discover the top hidden gems.

Jane Austen costumed party in front of Royal Crescent during Jane Austen Festival in Bath

Explore Jane Austen’s Bath: 9 places to visit

The city of Bath was once an enchanting Georgian hub and the setting of two Jane Austen novels. To escape to the 18th century and explore Jane Austen’s Bath, visit these 9 sights and walk in Jane Austen’s footsteps.

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