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Historic Sites & Churches

With the earliest activity dating back to 8,000 BC, Bath has an extensive and fascinating history. Today, it is the only destination in the UK with the whole city designated as a World Heritage site. With around 5,000 listed buildings there are sites of historic interest to discover around every corner. Browse our list below to find out more.  

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  1. Cheddar Gorge

    Cheddar Gorge & Caves

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    Cave

    North Somerset

    Discover one of the UK's most famous beauty spots with the largest natural Gorge and two beautiful stalactite caverns.

  2. Roman Baths

    Roman Baths

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Central Bath

    Epicentre (and raison d'etre!) of the UNESCO World Heritage City.

  1. Iford Manor and the Peto Garden

    Iford Manor and the Peto Garden

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Wiltshire

    Breathtakingly pretty 18th century manor surrounded by award-winning Italianate gardens.

  2. Bowood House and Gardens

    Bowood House and Gardens

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    North Wiltshire

    Outstanding 18th century mansion house estate.

  1. Lacock Abbey

    Lacock Abbey, Village and Fox Talbot Museum

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Wiltshire

    Looking to visit the amazing town of Lacock?...If so, click here to get the latest Lacock tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!

  2. Stonehenge

    Stonehenge

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Salisbury

    The World Heritage Site of Stonehenge is one of the most iconic prehistoric monuments in Europe.

  1. Bath Abbey

    Bath Abbey

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    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Central Bath

    An imposing, historic, richly atmospheric place of worship.

  2. Bath's Original Theatre Royal and Masonic Museum

    Bath’s Original Theatre Royal, Masonic Hall/Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Central Bath

    Take a guided tour of Bath’s first Theatre Royal, opened in 1750, and one of the finest Masonic Museums in the country.

  1. Prior Park Landscape Garden

    Prior Park Landscape Garden

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    Type:

    Garden

    Bath

    Set a leisurely pace in sublimely pretty 18th century landscape surroundings.

  2. Beckford's Tower & Museum

    Beckford's Tower & Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Bath

    19th century folly, splendid cityscape views.

  1. The Royal Crescent

    The Royal Crescent

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Central Bath

    The city's most iconic architectural landmark - Bath is celebrating 250 years of the Royal Crescent in 2017.

  2. Tyntesfield

    Tyntesfield

    Type

    Type:

    National Trust Property

    North Somerset

    Tyntesfield, just a stone’s throw away from Bristol, was not built as a bold and extravagant statement of wealth, power or politics.

  1. Avon Valley Railway

    Avon Valley Railway

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    Type:

    Steam Railway

    Bitton

    The Avon Valley Railway is returning steam to the Avon Valley.

  2. The Stone Faces of Walcot

    The Stone Faces of Walcot

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Central Bath

    Enjoy the stone faces of Walcot Street in Bath's Artisan Quarter.

  1. Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury Cathedral

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    Type:

    Cathedral/Minster

    Salisbury

    Salisbury Cathedral has the edge: Britain’s tallest spire, the world’s oldest working mechanical clock and a 1215 Magna Carta.

  2. St Michael's Without

    St Michael's Without

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Central Bath

    Peace, quiet and contemplation under one historic roof.

  1. Queen Square

    Queen Square

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Central Bath

    Gently imposing historic Georgian architecture.

  2. "Founding of Australia by Capt. A Phillip R.N. Sydney Cove, Jan. 26th 1788"  by Algernon Talmage RA courtesy of State Library, New South Wales

    Admiral Arthur Phillip

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    Type:

    Cemetery/Mausoleum

    Bath

    Burial place of the founder of the settlement now known as Sydney.

  1. Eddie Cochran Memorial Stone

    Eddie Cochran Memorial Stone

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bath

    Moving memorial to a much-loved American entertainer.

  2. Dyrham Park winter

    Dyrham Park

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Dyrham

    Elegant 17th century mansion and deer park set in acres of rolling countryside.

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