Campsites in Bath
Now that you’ve sorted out your motorhome rental, it is time to consider the campsites in Bath. At Bath Marina & Caravan Park, you’ll be provided with a calm place to rest after a busy day of exploring Bath. This lovely campsite is located perfectly, adjacent to the marina and near to the city centre. Craving a good pint? A pub is a mere two minutes walk away, so your thirst will soon be quenched. This site is great for those wishing to stay active, as it provides easy access to the Bath to Bristol cycle path, and numerous walking routes. There is also a play area to keep the young ones entertained while you light up the barbecue.
If you’re packing light, then the Blackberries Camping Park is the ideal spot to rest your weary heads. This campsite provides kitchen utensils, BBQ’s and fire pits upon request. It is located far enough from the city to provide the rural experience, yet close enough to make a quick trip over manageable. It has grassy pitches, and access to numerous walking and cycle routes.
Things to do in Bath
Numerous of the best things to do in Bath revolve around their extensive Roman history. Visit the Roman Baths, and marvel at how well-preserved it is, you can almost see the people bathing under those doric columns! You might fancy a dip yourself after that, so head over to the Thermae Bath Spa, which combines a historic spa with a more contemporary building. Enjoy a lucious soak and feel your problems float away! At Bath Abbey, you’ll be able to tour this late medieval church, and be impressed by the Victorian Gothic interior, courtesy of Sir George Gilbert Scott. Literary fans will enjoy the quaint Jane Austen Centre, a museum chronicling the life and times of the famous writer. Topped off with a tea and cake at the Regency tearoom.
Events in Bath
The last weekend of August presents one of the best events in Bath; the Great British Food Festival. Located at Bowood House, this is the perfect recipe for a fun, foodie, family day out! Street food vendors and artisan producers alike will be displaying and offering tasty treats and impressive delights. Take part in, or simply witness, the great Bake-Off! Polish up on some culinary skills with a free Chef Demo, or simply enjoy some homemade lemonade in the sunshine. Bath is renowned for the famous author Jane Austen, and there is a 10 day festival in September to remind everyone of that! This festival brings Austen fans from across the country, and features readings of her discussion, special guests (including stars from the movie adaptations), theatre productions of her works and more! Bring her works to life and learn more than you thought you could about this historic figure. Jane Austen’s great-great-great-great-great niece, Rebecca Smith, also makes an appearance! In fact, Bath is always quite the literary hub, so be sure to check which authors and book festivals are happening when you visit!