Explore the surroundings

Bath is a wonderful, stimulating base from which to enjoy all the sights of the South West. There is stunning local countryside to explore, which will lead you to attractions like the ancient Stonehenge, Avebury and Longleat Safari Park. 

We  boast a number of National Trust sites such as Dryham Park and Lacock Abbey and nothing can beat the tranquility of walking through woodland at Westonbirt Arboretum.  For the more adventurous, we have awe-inspiring cliffs and extraordinary subterranean stalactite show caves at Cheddar. There are also spectacular cathedrals in Wells and Bristol where you can combine culture, history and retail therapy in one trip. All visitors should also ensure that they make the most of local specialities such as our famous Cheddar Cheese and the variety of local Ciders, not to mention enjoying the fine cuisine to found in restaurants throughout the South West.