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Living in Bath

The World Heritage City of Bath is one of the most interesting, elegant and vibrant cities in the UK. The city is known for its many beautiful buildings and the natural hot springs which gave the city its name.

The Roman Baths and the the Abbey

From the historic Roman Baths to the contemporary Thermae Bath Spa, the city has a unique blend of architectural heritage and modern living.

Bath is home to several excellent museums and galleries, and hosts various arts festivals throughout the year.

There are over 150 restaurants, cafés and traditional pubs set within a great range of shopping from high street stores and small specialist shops to a flea market.

Bath is a beautifully green city, adorned with floral displays and bounded by wooded hills. The city is a 13-time winner of the Britain in Bloom competition.

There is a comprehensive bus service throughout the city as well as good transport links to the region and beyond. The mainline railway means London is within easy reach and the nearby motorway connects Bath to the rest of the UK.

Bath has an excellent range of schools with a wide choice of secondary education. There are numerous parks, play areas and open spaces including the wonderful Royal Victoria Park, one of the first public parks in the country.

The city offers many enjoyable outdoor activities. You can take a boat trip on the River Avon, walk beside the Kennet and Avon Canal or make use of the superb sports facilities.

Bath is surrounded by magnificent countryside and interesting places. Stonehenge, Salisbury, Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge, Oxford and Bristol are all within easy reach of Bath.

A cafe in the city centre The bridge in Prior Park Looking towards the Empire and Pulteney bridge