Grade II listed Georgian town house above lovely pedestrian shopping street
John and Diana Fenton
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The city of Bath is one of the most beautiful places to visit in England and is a World Heritage site (UNESCO) . Its a small city with a unique heritage and you can walk from the townhouse to almost all of the attractions. It is best known for its Roman Baths with natural hot springs and its extensive elegant Georgian architecture, the two best known examples of which (The Royal Crescent and The Circus) are both within a one minute walk of this townhouse.
Bath has a beautiful 16th century abbey and many museums (Main ones: Roman Baths, No1 Royal Crescent, Fashion Museum/Assembly Rooms, The Building of Bath Museum, The Holburne Museum, The Victoria Art Gallery, The American Museum (culture, interior design, exhibitions, glorious gardens and views), Herschel Museum of Astronomy & East Asian Art). There is a thermae bath spa complex , so you can bathe in naturally heated water including a rooftop pool, and you can book a range of treatments.
Bath is a mecca for the discerning shopper with many independent shops and small chains . In particular you will find fantastic clothes, shoes, artisan food, furnishings, home accessories, art, antiques and other collectables. The extensive Christmas market runs for two and half weeks and is amazingly atmospheric because of the spectacular Georgian backdrop. It attracts thousands of visitors.
Bath boasts an excellent historic theatre (Theatre Royal Bath - built 1805) , arts cinemas (Little Theatre), (Tivoli), comedy theatre: Komedia, Odeon complex and some bookshops ( Topping especially) run almost weekly talks by authors. There are literature and music festivals. It is a place of pavement cafes, craft markets, historic pubs, street theatre, intimate bistros, chic restaurants and the utterly delightful Pump Room where you can take coffee or tea or dine whilst listening to live classical music, just like the Georgians did 250 years ago.
There are many gardens (Botanic Gardens, Prior Park Landscape Garden , Courts Garden, Peto garden at Iford Manor, Stourhead ) stately homes near Bath: Dyrham Park, The American Museum, Corsham Court, Lacock Abbey, Bowood House, Tyntesfield.
There are lovely walks from the townhouse: to the Botanic Gardens and Victoria Park, The Kennet & Avon canal, around the Georgian Crescents and other architectural features and the various Bath skyline walks.
The Cotswolds, Bradford Upon Avon, Wells, Glastonbury, Avebury, Stonehenge and Bristol are all within driving distance.
You are within walking distance of the Bath Spa station and Bath bus station and can get public transport to many places outside Bath.