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Think You Know Bath? Think Again

Peek beneath the surface of Bath’s Georgian architecture and you’ll find a vibrant and modern city, with experiences well beyond the ordinary.

Book Your Stay

Expect the Unexpected in Bath this Summer

  • Make it a trip to remember with a break in Bath
  • Book a great value, short stay at the University 
  • The lively city centre is just a short walk or bus ride away 
  • Discover Bath’s out-of-the-ordinary experiences and nightlife 
  • Live like a local, without breaking the bank
  • Make travelling easy with National Express, with great value routes from across the UK

Delve a little deeper and explore a little further, and you'll find that there is much more to Bath than meets the eye.

Plan Your Unexpected Trip

Let us spill the beans on some of the city’s secrets to inspire your Bath itinerary....

  • Take to the water for a thrilling paddleboarding session with Original Wild
  • We may be 27 miles from the nearest coastline, but how about a game of volleyball on Bath’s hidden beach?
  • Get an authentic taste of the city by joining Savouring Bath for a foodie tour
  • Take some Insta snaps on a photo tour
  • Sample craft beers straight from the taproom at Electric Bear, or try Bath’s very own gin
  • Hire a karaoke pod at The Cork, or enjoy two-for-one cocktails at Sub 13
  • Bag a bargain at vintage boutiques and high-street favourites, from Grace & Ted to SouthGate (be sure to get a snap of the striking Wisteria Walk!)
  • Travel to Bath for less than you'd expect with a Great Western railcard, so you can spend less on travel, and more on experiences

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