Explore Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds and beyond

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Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds and beyond offer some of the best sights and scenery in the United Kingdom, from enchanting valleys to bountiful hills and charming villages. For an afternoon stroll, a day trip or a weekend away, plan your visits and walks with us.

Find travel guides, discovery tours and walking trails below, and start planning your escape.

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Swansea Mumbles Pier in South Wales

Best day trips from Cardiff: 3 epic Welsh escapes

South Wales offers spectacular scenery from coastline to mountain peak, and provides epic Welsh escapes. From the Brecon Beacons to Rhossili Bay, explore South Wales with these day trips from Cardiff.

Clifton Suspension Bridge, terraced houses of Clifton Village and the cliffs of Avon Gorge

Bristol’s Clifton Village: 5 sights to explore

Known for the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Georgian terraced houses, Clifton Village is a charming neighbourhood of Bristol. From Observatory Hill to Princess Victoria Street, explore Clifton Village to the fullest.

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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