The Roman Baths are naturally the perfect introduction to this historic city. The Romans came thousands of miles to worship the bronze head of the goddess Sulis Minerva, the primary deity of the temple spa – so we’re lucky to be just a train journey away from her.
The Holburne Museum holds the art collection of, you guessed it, Sir William Holburne. A recent modern extension to the 18th-century building, and a great range of visiting exhibitions,
means you won’t be disappointed.
The real home of author Jane Austen now houses a dental surgery, so the Jane Austen Centre is located in an identical building just down the street. Here you can learn all about the time that the famous author spent in Bath.
A visit to Bath wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Sally Lunn’s Historic Eating House & Museum. Not only is it the oldest house of the 5,000 listed buildings in Bath, but you can buy one of Sally’s legendary buns to save for your train journey home.