Choose a path less travelled to get to the heart and soul of England, creating your own journey through our history and our countryside. Feel England in close-up as you hop on and off the train straight into the heart of our beautiful historic cities; each one a vibrant, richly cultural, beautiful and surprising place with a story to tell and your own to write.
The historic gateway to the South West
Named after its natural hot springs as a thermal spa built by the Romans, Bath was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the late 1980s, with a second UNESCO designation in 2021 as part of the Spa Towns of Europe.
Fall in love with Bath
From captivating views to relaxing spa treatments, Bath draws you in not just with its stunning architecture and vast history, but has plenty more for you to discover during your stay. Take time to stroll along the River Avon or Kennet and Avon Canal, or explore the nearby countryside by bike.
Western Wonders: A short break in the South West
Explore Bath and key historic areas of South West England on this three-day itinerary.
Start this trip with breakfast on a Cornish beach, before exploring the historic town of Truro fo windswept castles, cream teas and Cornish pasties. Then move on to bathe in Roman springs and visit the house in Bath where the Planet Uranus was discovered, before going further back in time to climb cathedral spires and witness Stonehenge’s prehistoric stones in Salisbury.