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Ranked #1 of 70 attractions in Bath
Owner description: Falconry Experiences are by appointment only as we are not open to the public. Please book your experience in advance. Visit... more » Owner description: Falconry Experiences are by appointment only as we are not open to the public. Please book your experience in advance. Visit our website or phone us for more information. Thank you. « less
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Ranked #2 of 70 attractions in Bath
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Hidden beneath the present city of Bath lies the stone remains of one of the finest religious spas of the ancient world.
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Ranked #3 of 70 attractions in Bath
This prestigious theater was built in the 17th century and continues to sponsor performances throughout the year.
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Ranked #4 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church, dissolved in 1539 and now serving as a parish... more » Owner description: Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church, dissolved in 1539 and now serving as a parish church. « less
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Ranked #5 of 70 attractions in Bath
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Ranked #6 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Parks; Outdoors

The children's play area is fantastic. They have a giant sand pit with diggers, a wiggly slide and castle tower climbing frame, a spiders web rope climbing frame, swings... more »

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Ranked #7 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Museums
Owner description: No.1 Royal Crescent is now open after a major refurbishment and extension. There is much to enjoy with ten historically... more » Owner description: No.1 Royal Crescent is now open after a major refurbishment and extension. There is much to enjoy with ten historically dressed rooms, an exhibition gallery, an information room and delightful gift shop. The house provides visitors to the Crescent with an opportunity to look beyond the famous facade and see what life was like for the wealthy residents and their servants in the 18th century. « less
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Ranked #8 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Acquired by the city of Bath in 1896 and opened in 1902, this city park is located on top of Beechen Cliff and is a popular... more » Owner description: Acquired by the city of Bath in 1896 and opened in 1902, this city park is located on top of Beechen Cliff and is a popular area for walking, picnicking and relaxing. « less
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Ranked #10 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: A beautiful 18th-century landscape garden featuring the Palladian Bridge, which is magically sited on a scenic lake with... more » Owner description: A beautiful 18th-century landscape garden featuring the Palladian Bridge, which is magically sited on a scenic lake with sweeping views of the city of Bath. « less
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Ranked #11 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Bridges; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks
Owner description: One of only three bridges in the world lined with shops, this exquisite 18th-century bridge is one of the most admired... more » Owner description: One of only three bridges in the world lined with shops, this exquisite 18th-century bridge is one of the most admired structures in Bath. « less
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Ranked #12 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Situated in a glorious Georgian manor house within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum... more » Owner description: Situated in a glorious Georgian manor house within 120 acres of wonderful grounds and stunning scenery, the American Museum in Britain is home to the finest collection of Americana outside of the United States. Visitors learn about the Founding Fathers, the pioneers West, Native Americans and the Slavery issue which lead to the Civil War in the new interactive American Heritage Exhibition. This precedes a series of attractive period rooms dating from colonial times until the eve of the Civil War. These rooms set the scene on domestic life throughout the exciting settlement and independence years of America and are accessible via a lift for those who have difficultly with the manor house stairs. The museum has an outstanding quilt collection which allows us to alter the permanent textile display from time to time (40-50 quilts are on show each year) and an inspiring Folk Art gallery intrigues visitors with whirligigs, cigar store Indians, weathervanes and even a Mohawk ship figurehead! Main season Mid-March to November, Tuesday -Sunday, 12-5pm. Closed Mondays except during August and Bank Holidays. Christmas season Mid-November to Mid-December, Tuesday -Sunday, 12-4.30Pm. Closed Mondays. « less
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Ranked #13 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
Owner description: Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of thirty houses, shaped like a half-Colosseum, which... more » Owner description: Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of thirty houses, shaped like a half-Colosseum, which uses a gigantic series of Ionic columns on high bases. « less
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Ranked #15 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: With an impressive collection of fine and decorative art, this newly transformed Museum, with Garden Cafe, is situated in... more » Owner description: With an impressive collection of fine and decorative art, this newly transformed Museum, with Garden Cafe, is situated in lovely grounds and is set to become Bath's must-see attraction. Open daily, admission free. 10am to 5pm (11am on Sundays) « less
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Ranked #16 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in the home of William Herschel and his sister, this museum is dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschels,... more » Owner description: Located in the home of William Herschel and his sister, this museum is dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschels, who were noted astronomers and talented musicians during the 18th century. « less
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Ranked #17 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Fashion Museum in Bath holds and develops a world-class collection of historical fashionable dress, with which it... more » Owner description: The Fashion Museum in Bath holds and develops a world-class collection of historical fashionable dress, with which it presents informative and engaging exhibitions and displays and, through the (pre-booked) Fashion Museum Study Facilities, provides opportunities for audiences to engage with the museum collection. « less
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Ranked #18 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This history museum depicts life in a rural mining community in England, featuring the social, mining and farming heritage of... more » Owner description: This history museum depicts life in a rural mining community in England, featuring the social, mining and farming heritage of the area. « less
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Ranked #19 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Laid out 1933-34 on the site of 18th-and 19th-century pleasure gardens, this is a wonderful place to relax and people-watch.
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Ranked #20 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Located on the north side of Bath's Victoria Park, these gardens were constructed in 1887 and today displays a huge variety... more » Owner description: Located on the north side of Bath's Victoria Park, these gardens were constructed in 1887 and today displays a huge variety of plants spreading over nine acres of its scenic landscape. « less
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Ranked #21 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums

The oldest house in Bath (c.1482) is also a multi award-winning air-conditioned eatery right in the centre of the oldest part of central Bath . Described as ‘delicious’ by The... more »

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Ranked #22 of 70 attractions in Bath
Owner description: Private day tour guide service of the City of Bath and the Cotswold region of England with emphasis on the rich architectural... more » Owner description: Private day tour guide service of the City of Bath and the Cotswold region of England with emphasis on the rich architectural history. « less
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Ranked #23 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: Home to the Hungerford lords and the site of their many battles during the Middle Ages, this castle features a magnificent... more » Owner description: Home to the Hungerford lords and the site of their many battles during the Middle Ages, this castle features a magnificent 14th-centuiry chapel of St. Leonard that houses the tombs of past generations, rare medieval wall paintings, and a spooky crypt of lead "death masks." « less
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Ranked #24 of 70 attractions in Bath
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Ranked #25 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The mysteries and beauty of the Eastern world are preserved and artfully displayed in this Georgian house, which houses a... more » Owner description: The mysteries and beauty of the Eastern world are preserved and artfully displayed in this Georgian house, which houses a collection of Oriental Art and Treasures dating from 5000 BC up to the present day. « less
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Ranked #26 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Designed by John Wood II in 1769, these stately and ornate public rooms were used for evening "soirees" during the 18th... more » Owner description: Designed by John Wood II in 1769, these stately and ornate public rooms were used for evening "soirees" during the 18th century, for dancing, music, card-playing and tea-drinking. Today the Assembly Rooms may be hired for a range of events such as weddings, dinners, conferences, meetings,exhibitions, concerts and parties. The world renowned Fashion Museum is situated on the lower ground floor and is open 363 days a year. « less
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Ranked #27 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #28 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
Believed to be the site of King Arthur's decisive victory, Battle of Mt. Badon, this high hill overlooks scenic Bath.
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Ranked #29 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Travel a timeline to follow the history of the British Postal System through exhibits and displays on the history of the Mail... more » Owner description: Travel a timeline to follow the history of the British Postal System through exhibits and displays on the history of the Mail Coach, air transport and airmail, military mail, sea mail and railways. « less
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Ranked #30 of 70 attractions in Bath
Category: Museums
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