Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Bath

Enjoy the area's temples, musicals and jazz with a rental holiday home in Bath. This city's cafes, sailing and gardens draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Bath

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Bath has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brunswick Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Brunswick Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Maine State Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bath

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bath is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Thomas Point Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Cathance River Preserve (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bath

The nearest airport is in Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bath?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 971 holiday lettings around Bath. From 86 flats & apartments to 386 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a water-view property in Bath?

There's something undeniably soothing about being next to water. If that sounds like the ideal getaway, you're in for a treat! HomeAway has 379 waterfront holiday rentals in this destination. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 348 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 311 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 307 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Bath?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your trip, renting a house is a fantastic idea. You and the gang will have ample space for all sorts of holiday activities. There are 428 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £65 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 328 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Apartment: 68 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.
  • Cabin: 45 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.

Can I stay in Bath in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than being somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. The great news is HomeAway has options suitable for big groups. 138 house holiday rentals are listed. Presently, they're the preferred choice here for big groups. In the area, the holiday rentals that can house bigger groups include:

  • On the lookout for rentals that can sleep 6 people? We have 290 that will be suitable. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 227 rental accommodation suitable. The starting price is £93 per night.
  • Seeking out properties for rent catering to 5 guests? You'll be happy to learn we have 94 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just £87 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring your mom, your cousins and all your friends to Bath.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Bath?

Say goodbye to dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Savour the freedom of staying like a local in a value-packed holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the unique options that can be booked now on HomeAway. Freeport is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 14 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £141 a night, it's not difficult to see why. You'll find another 18 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Pemaquid. The average price here is £179 per night.

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