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Things To Do In Bath

Bath is located in the ceremonial county of Somerset in the South West of England and is only 90 miles from London and just 13 miles from Bristol. Nourished by natural hot springs which feed the fascinating Roman Baths, the City of Bath offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions.

The city was first established as a spa with the Latin name, Aquae Sulis ("the waters of Sulis") by the Romans sometime in the AD 60s about 20 years after they had arrived in Britain , although oral tradition suggests that Bath was known before then. The Romans built baths and a temple on the surrounding hills of Bath in the valley of the River Avon around hot springs. Much later, it became popular as a spa town during the Georgian era, which led to a major expansion that left a heritage of exemplary Georgian architecture crafted from Bath Stone.

The City of Bath was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1987. The City has a variety of theatres, museums, and other cultural and sporting venues and two universities and several schools and colleges.


Tourist Attractions

No visit to Bath would be complete without a tour of the Pump Rooms and Roman Baths, however, there is more to enjoy besides. The Theatre Royal is one of the most beautiful in Britain and the hotel. Find out more >

Tourist Attractions in Bath

Balloon Rides

We invite you to enjoy an stunning Champagne Hot Air Balloon Flight whilst seeing the City of Bath from a whole new and spectacular perspective. An unforgettable experience for the ultimate in romantic settings or a marvellous group. Find out more >

Hot air balloon rides in Bath

Lady Sophina

The Royal Crescent river launch ‘Lady Sophina’ is an immaculate varnished mahogany and teak boat with its original brass fittings. One of the finest of the 1920s Thames River Launches, she won the best-restored boat award at. Find out more >

Lady Sophina Thames River Launch

Jane Austen

Jane Austen is perhaps the best known and best loved of Bath’s many famous residents and visitors. She paid two long visits here towards the end of the eighteenth century, and from 1801 to 1806 Bath was. Find out more >

Jane Austen


Variety is yours in the UNESCO City of Bath: Bath International Music Festival Friday 16 May – Sunday 25 May The Bath International Music Festival has an illustrious artistic history and has long been a well-established. Find out more >

Events at The Royal Crescent
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    Private Dining

    Enjoy the delicious food from our amazing restaurants in quiet, luxurious privacy with our Private Dining options.

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    Enter into the luxurious world of the Royal Crescent Hotel, Relais and Chateaux

    Civil Ceremony
    Civil Ceremonies

    The unique character of this remarkable hotel makes it the perfect setting for your Civil Ceremony.

  • Royal Crescent Vouchers

    A wonderful way to share and  enjoy every aspect of the Hotel. A selection of Vouchers are available.

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