Destination guide

Historical Bath will entice you

Take a holiday to Bath and enjoy the area's museums, history and art galleries. Travellers especially like the spas, local tours and parks in this welcoming and walkable city. Roman Baths, Theatre Royal Bath and Jane Austen Centre are a few of the top cultural sights. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Bath

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bath a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • We The Curious (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Bristol Zoo (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Thermae Bath Spa (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Recreation Ground (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Bath Approach Golf Course (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Bath Lawn Tennis Club (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Bath

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Bath is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wookey Hole (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Cheddar Gorge and Caves (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Parade Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Henrietta Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Recreation Ground (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Georgian Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bath

The nearest airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bath Spa Station, Oldfield Park Station and Freshford Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Bath?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 910 holiday rentals near Bath. From 337 Houses to 188 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bath for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bath?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bath:

  • Bath City Centre: 225 holiday homes
  • Clifton: 47 holiday homes
  • Saint Paul's: 54 holiday homes
  • Canon's Marsh: 42 holiday homes
  • Bristol Floating Harbour: 69 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bath?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bath. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bath Spa Station: 1,201 holiday rentals
  • Bath City Farm: 1,245 holiday rentals
  • Bath's Original Theatre Royal and Masonic Museum: 1,208 holiday rentals
  • Alice Park: 1,146 holiday rentals
  • Bath Spa University: 1,287 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bath listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bath?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 337 Houses in Bath. Our other popular types of Bath holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 188 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 299 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 188 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bath?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 26 holiday homes with pool available in Bath. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.