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.
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 >
We invite you to enjoy a 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 >
Picture a time when Afternoon Tea was seen as the ultimate in luxury and decadence. Now picture yourself in the stunning gardens of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa or in one of the cosy lounges enjoying this. Find out more >
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 >
For important social gatherings and celebrations, large business events, weddings and other special occasions
Afternoon tea taken in the stunning gardens of The Royal Crescent Hotel or in one of the cosy lounges is a ritual.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa is delighted to announce the completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment programme.
Enjoy the delicious food from our amazing restaurants in quiet, luxurious privacy with our Private Dining options.
Visit The Dower House to experience the very best in fine dining and exquisite cuisine.