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Jane Austen's Bath

Jane Austen knew Bath as a thriving spa resort, popular with fashionable society. Visit Bath today and enjoy a vibrant city with great shopping, spa culture, dining and plenty to see and do.

Stay in Jane's House

Stay in Jane's House

On Screen

On Screen

Jane Austen Things To Do

Jane Austen Things To Do

Taking Refreshment

Taking Refreshment

Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen Centre

Celebrating Bath’s most famous resident, the Centre explores how living in the city affected Jane's life and writing.

In the Footsteps of Jane Austen Audio Tour

In the Footsteps of Jane Austen Audio Tour

This free audio tour takes you around the highlights of the city and includes extracts from Jane Austen's novels and letters.

Top 10 Must Dos

Top 10 Must Dos

Jane Austen Days Out

Jane Austen Days Out

Jane's Guide to Dating

Jane's Guide to Dating

Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Jane Austen set two of her six published novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, in Bath and made the city her home from 1801 to 1806.

In Northanger Abbey Jane writes;
'They arrived in Bath. Catherine was all eager delight; - her eyes were here, there, everywhere, as they approached its fine and striking environs, and afterwards drove through those streets which conducted them to the hotel. She was come to be happy, and she felt happy already'.