Pulteney Bridge, Bath

Pulteney Bridge, Bath

Pulteney Bridge in Bath is one of the world’s most beautiful bridges and is likened frequently to the much larger Ponte Vecchio in Florence. The bridge was built to connect central Bath to the other side of the River Avon in a style that fitted its surroundings. It was built in 1773 by designer Robert Adam who had a hand in many of Bath’s structures. The bridge architecture is therefore very similar to the historic stone-built Georgian landmarks of Bath.

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Assembly Rooms, Bath

Assembly Rooms, Bath

The Assembly Rooms were the centre of society life in Georgian times in Bath and they’re still just as resplendent today. You’ll be wowed by the rooms when you enter as they’re large, colourful and jam-packed with historic features. The chandeliers in particular are incredible! It’s thought that Jane Austen frequented the rooms during her time in Bath to dance and enjoy evenings mixing with socialites.

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Thermae Bath Spa, Bath

Thermae Bath Spa, Bath

This is the modern way to enjoy the hot springs of Bath. It’s a world away from the Roman Baths and even from the outside, the spa building design is impressive, melding a historic building in Bath City Centre with ultra modern glass panels. Inside they offer a range of spa treatments and pool sessions. What you get here is a luxury experience with prices to match but we’d recommend the 4 hour spa session in the main building at twilight for the best experience.

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