If you’re a passionate traveller interested in English destinations, you probably might have heard about the city of Bath. It is most famous for its ancient bathhouses frequented by many people.
Bath was founded by the Romans many centuries ago when the area rose to popularity due to its hot springs. Located in Somerset, South West England, Bath boasts of a unique old English elegance that has been carefully preserved up to this day.
There is a lot more to see in Bath, though. Here are some of the must-dos when having short breaks in Bath.
If you’re in for a gastronomic experience, you will never run of options in Bath. There are many places to eat – small eateries and big restaurants offering various local specialities. They serve a wide variety of genuine English dishes. Make sure you try their delicious breads such as gingerbread and toasted buns, as well as other local food such as smoked wild pigeon breast. Tea places also abound. An afternoon tea after a busy day of sightseeing is best partnered with scones and cakes.
Staying for a short time, but you want to see the entire city? Hop on their open top touring bus to experience the beauty of the Bath. Many selfie moments await you on the tour. Truly, a wonderful sight to see, the amazing Georgian architecture and neo-classical landscape designs are visible in their old buildings and towers. If you have more than a day to tour, strolling down the streets would make you appreciate the sights even more.
Bath also has something, or maybe everything, for the shopaholic in you. Stall Street and Union Street, for instance, are known for their long line of retailers and fashion boutiques. Fans of classic fashion will surely enjoy a trip to the Upper Town. You can find there boutique specialising in vintage fashion.
There’s a reason famous novelist Jane Austen once wrote, “There are so many good shops,” in her novel which used Bath as the setting.
Explore what Bath has in store for you. Plan your trip ahead and be mesmerised by the wonders of this English city.