Bath Tourism

Beautifully preserved, it’s interesting to know that the entire city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for it’s sheer cultural and architectural significance. It’s said to be one of the prettiest and most relaxing places in the world to be. Here are the reasons Bath should be on your travel list.

THE BATHS! Not only is there the roman bath complex museum wonderfully restored to its former glory, the spa right across the street continues the city’s heritage of supplying a natural hot spring.

THE ARCHITECTURE! Gregorian, Roman and Palladian architecture compete for prominence in this city. Areas like the Circus and the Royal Crescent, and the Pulteney Bridge are stunning examples of how good things can look if only we try.

THE ATMOSPHERE! You can safely call the town quaint. Despite the 4 million tourists it gets every year, Bath is a quiet countryside town. Hills, meadows and forests surround out, so if you feel like tripping out for a picnic or even a ride on a cycle, it’s the most convenient thing to do. Each one of you should visit Bath at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Bath.

Essential travel information and Bath tips for your visit


  • Get around mostly by walking if you can. You never know what might catch your eye.
  • Get a cycle and take it out on the beautiful countryside surrounding the city.


  • Do not deface any of the rich heritages with graffiti. The town takes that sort of thing very seriously.
  • Do not insult Jane Austen. The townspeople are in general very proud of their city’s connection with the famous author.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Bath

  • Know the pollution level of Bath before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Bath for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bath.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 32.81 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.59 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.44 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 21.67 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bath is 199.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 81.4 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 91.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.8 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.17 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.81 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.83 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 121.42 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bath

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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