Destination guide

Historic Bath will entice you

Take a vacation to Bath and enjoy the area's museums, history and art galleries. Travelers 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 vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bath a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Bath

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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 center.

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 around Bath?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 901 vacation rentals near Bath. From 333 Houses to 190 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bath for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bath:

  • Bath City Centre: 221 vacation rentals
  • Clifton: 43 vacation rentals
  • Saint Paul's: 52 vacation rentals
  • Bristol City Centre: 57 vacation rentals
  • Canon's Marsh: 40 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bath?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bath. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station): 1,166 vacation rentals
  • Bath Central Library: 1,162 vacation rentals
  • Claverton Pumping Station: 1,121 vacation rentals
  • Royal Crescent: 1,175 vacation rentals
  • Alice Park: 1,114 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bath?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 333 Houses in Bath. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bath include:

  • Cottages: 190 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 299 rentals available
  • Cabins: 190 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bath?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Bath. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.