A UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of the world’s most recognisable landmarks, Bath has long since been a favourite travel destination in south-west England. Ideally set at the southern tip of the Cotswolds, the so-called golden city boasts attractions like the Roman Baths Museum and the honey-coloured Bath Abbey – though it’s Bath’s festivals, theatres and street entertainers that bring the city to life. You can check out some of the options for Bath holiday rentals right here, along with inspired ideas for where to stay in Bath.

Stylish holiday rentals in Bath

Whether you’re travelling with family, friends or both, making memories with your other half or with your favourite furry friend, Bath vacation rentals offer the perfect home away from home.

Bath apartments

Finding the perfect holiday apartment in Bath couldn’t be easier, thanks largely to the sheer number available in and around the city. Accommodation in Bath is typically quite upmarket, and this often proves especially true of Bath holiday apartments, with many of these properties offering a luxury stay. Think spacious penthouses with dramatic views and garden apartments with high ceilings and windows to match. While many Bath apartments are of a stand-alone nature, some can be found in lodge-style settings where added amenities might include communal pools and concierge services. 

Bath cottages

While you won’t find too many cottages in the heart of south-west England’s Georgian city, the suburbs are no stranger to a cute cottage for 2 or more. Cottages can be an ideal choice of accommodation if you’re travelling with youngsters and prefer the freedom to cook your own meals and want the night time noise to be at a minimum. And with plenty of pet-friendly rentals on the market, cottages also prove popular with dog-owners. Either way, you can expect cottages in Bath to offer both comfort and convenience, as well as generous helping of value for money.

Bath holiday homes

If you’re travelling as part of a larger group, perhaps for a family get-together or a weekend away with friends, large Bath holiday homes fit the bill. These spacious houses for rent in Bath come complete with all the bedrooms you need, along with contemporary living spaces and smart kitchens with all mod-cons. And should a little pampering be on the menu, luxury holiday homes in Bath often add a host of extras, not least manicured gardens and outdoor decks, and sometimes even private pools or hot tubs. 

Where to stay in Bath

Bath is full of unique holiday destinations and great places to stay, no matter whether you want to stay in the heart of the city centre, prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle or are looking for a cool spot with an edgy vibe. 

Self-catering stays in Bath city centre

Bath city centre holiday apartments are an ideal choice for a weekend away. Sitting right in the heart of the action, you’ll find these city centre pads within strolling distance of top Bath sights, including the Jane Austen Centre and the Royal Crescent. And when you’re done exploring, you can relax in the famous rooftop pool at the Thermae Bath Spa.

Independent vibes in Walcot

Though not a million miles from Bath’s historic centre, Walcot couldn’t be more different. A bohemian, village-like neighbourhood with an edgy vibe, it’s an area where independence is valued – evident in its parade of artisan eateries and boutique stores. Quirky public art in the streets surrounding Walcot holiday lets adds to the area’s alternative style.

Romantic breaks in Batheaston

Lying around 4 miles north-east of the city centre, Batheaston sits along the River Avon at the southern edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The perfect choice for romantic breaks, holiday lets in this riverside spot offer easy access to St. Catherine’s Valley where one of the most picture-perfect scenes in the southernmost Cotswolds awaits.