Bath Attractions

Get the most from your stay in Bath with our top picks guide!

There’s so much to discover in our fair city and we’re delighted to be able to recommend some of our favourite spots in town to help you explore, live like a local and get the most from your visit!

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Just 12 minutes away from each other by train, Bath and Bristol are perfectly situated for a weekend full of exploration and discovery. Developed by Bristol and Bath Cultural Destinations, GoBathBristol is your insider guide to culture, arts, and heritage in the two cities, with a number of guides and itineraries available to help you make the most of your trip.

Places to stay:

We’re proud to recommend stayinbath.org, an independent association who work tirelessly to support and market Bath’s independent hotels, guest houses and self-catering accommodation. With a wide selection of beautiful & characterful places to stay, you need look no further to find accommodation to suit your needs.

Hotels – The Francis Hotel , Bath – MGallery by Sofitel stands in the heart of the historic city in Queens Square which is within walking distance of all the major attractions (including Komedia!). A unique boutique hotel that boasts indulgent and individually styled bedrooms, along with its very own Raymond Blanc restaurant, The Francis Hotel is perfect for a remarkable travel experience

Self-Catering – Bath Apartment Breaks offer 2 luxury city centre vacation rental apartments, each full of character and style. They really are the perfect ‘home from home’ where you can relax during your stay in Bath.

Entertainment and Nightlife:

Moles –  Since opening in the heart of Bath on New Years Eve 1978, Moles has earned itself legendary status for its involvement in hosting and championing live music from acts on both a global and local scale. With a diverse programme each week, the subterranean club is a must-visit  music lovers and night-owls.

Cinema – Just a short hop from Komedia Bath on Westgate Street, The Little Theatre Cinema is tucked away at St Michaels Place (just opposit the entrance to the Thermae Spa). Showing arthouse and mainstream films, plus live screenings and a kids club, the Little Theatre is an essential for film buffs, date nights, or keeping the family entertained on a rainy day!

Classic Bath Attractions:

History – No visit to bath would be complete without a visit to The Roman Baths; one of the finest historic sites in Europe and one of the most visited tourist attractions in the UK.

Spa & Relaxation – The Thermae Bath Spa is Britain’s only naturally heated spa right in Bath city centre -it’s the perfect spot to relax, be pampered and take in the view of the city from the roof-top pool.

Art – Bath’s first public gallery The Holburne Museum houses a vast collection of paintings, bronze sculptures, a fantastic cafe and much more. Most exhibitions are free and family friendly.

Sports:

Rugby – Bath is very much a ‘rugby town’ and tickets are often available for games at the iconic home of Bath Rugby, The Rec.  There is an energetic family atmosphere on a match day that brings the whole city to life.

FootballBath City Football Club is a community-owned club playing in the Vanarama National League South. A day out at Twerton Park Stadium is perfect for the whole family.

Horse Racing – The race course on the top of Lansdown Hill offers a great day out and is easily accessible by bus from the city centre.