Bath tourist and travel information

Bath tourist and travel information

Bath Travel Information

Travel Information Bath is a particularly beautiful city standing on the River Avon among the hills on the western fringe of the Cotswolds.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Bath - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

M4 Motorway

Roads Bath - Travel by road - Bath is about 9 miles south of Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway. The M4 Motorway links London to South Wales, north of Swansea and LLanelli. Bath is about 115 miles from London and 90 miles from Swansea.

M4 Motorway

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Travel by train

Rail Bath Bath - Travel by train - Bath Spa Station, Dorchester Street, Bath, BA1 1SU. Customer service 08457 000 125. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Shops. Toilets. Disabled toilet facilities. Coverage Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Bath Spa railway station is the principal railway station in the city of Bath, built in 1840 for the Great Western Railway by Brunel.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). South Wales Main Line (Bristol- West Wales). Wessex Main Line (Bristol- Southampton). West Coastway Line (Southampton- Brighton). Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

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Bath Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Bath - Sport - Bath Golf Club, Sham Castle, North Road, Bath, Somerset, BA2 6JG. Tel: 01225 463834.

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Shopping

Stores Bath - Shopping - Bath has a high proportion of independent shops, giving the city a unique character and making it one of the most popular shopping destinations outside London. The city centre is well known for antiques and women's designer clothing. There are excellent commercial art galleries and many handmade craft shops and furniture stores. Marks & Spencer, PO Box 73, 16-18 Stall Street, Bath, Avon, BA1 1QB. Tel: 01225 462591. British Home Store Bath - 1 Southgate, Bath, BA1 1TD. Tel: 0845 8410134.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Bath - Entertainment and attractions - Thermae Bath Spa. The Hetling Pump Room, Hot Bath Street, Bath BA1 1SJ. Tel: 01225 33 5678. Thermae Bath Spa is a day spa where you can bathe in the warm, natural mineral-rich waters and choose from a range of spa treatments. Theatre Royal, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET. Box Office 01225 448844.

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Art Gallery

Other information Bath - Other information - The Roman baths, the hot springs and spa water together with its Georgian terraces, combine to produce one of the most elegant cities in Europe. The Regency Crescents of honey-coloured Bath stone are just part of the city's charm, with the Italianate shop-lined Pulteney Bridge, magnificent Bath Abbey and Pump Room.

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Somerset Place, Bath

Photo left - "Somerset Place, Bath" photo right "All Saints Chapel, Bath" 1942 by John Piper (1903-1992) both ink, chalk, gouache and watercolour on paper. In 1942 Piper was suddenly sent to Bath following three nights of bombing there. He worked while the buildings were still burning. The watercolours he made in Bath are the first to achieve the theatrical lighting effects typical of his work.
All Saints Chapel, Bath

BATH ACCOMMODATION

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Bath hotels

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Guest House Bed and breakfast in Bath

Self-catering accommodation in Bath

Somerset Map and Attractions

Axbridge is about 135 miles from London. Chard to Bristol is about 50 miles. Frome to Minehead is about 60 miles.

Airports Airport indicated is Bristol.

Roads Bath is about 9 miles south of Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Bath does have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QF. Tel: 01934 74234. www.cheddarcaves.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - Sherborne Castle, Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PY. Tel: 01935 813182. www.sherbornecastle.com.
Attraction 3 - The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is 14½ miles long. Starts in the centre of Taunton.
Attraction 4 - Dunster Castle, Dunster, nr Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL. Tel: 01643 821314. www.nationaltrust.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW. Tel: 01985 844400. www.longleat.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Glastonbury Abbey, The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL. Tel: 01458 832267. glastonburyabbey.com.

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royal crescent Bath For hotels in other areas nearby see Trowbridge hotels & Chippenham hotels.
For bed and breakfast in other areas nearby see Bed and breakfast in Radstock & Bed and breakfast in Midsomer Norton.
For self catering accommodation in other areas nearby see self catering accommodation in Bristol, & self catering accommodation in Radstock.
Bath - Local Information. Bath tourist office 0906 711 2000 - Boots the Chemist 01225 482069 - Bath Central library 01225 396477 - American Museum 01225 460503 -
Telephoning Bath from abroad - To dial a number in Bath from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Bath

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