Trains to Bath
Cheap Trains to Bath
"Oh! Who can ever be tired of Bath?” Jane Austen
Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in Great Britain. Home to exquisite Georgian and Roman architecture – not to mention relaxing hot springs and Roman period baths – this city is a must-visit on your travel to the UK. The city is so gorgeous that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It also has the best-preserved Roman bathhouses and some of the grandest Georgian architecture in the world.
Visiting Bath by Train
Bath Spa railway station is a Victorian station located within the city centre. It has regular inter-city and regional services coming from major cities such as Cardiff, Reading, Bristol, Salisbury, Southampton and London. If you’re coming from London, you should take the train from London Paddington, with an approximate journey of one and a half hours.
Many tourists flock to Bath to visit the Roman baths. Set beside a temple dedicated to the healing goddess Sulis, these baths are hailed as the best-preserved ancient Roman spas in the world. At the heart of the complex, you’ll find the Great Bath, which is a pool filled with steaming water from the nearby Sacred Spring.
The Royal Crescent in Bath is famous for its beautiful Georgian architecture. This semi-round terrace is filled with majestic townhouses overlooking the Royal Victoria Park. For those who want to learn about the interesting stories behind the striking structures in Bath, there is the Museum of Bath Architecture. Another museum that’s worth visiting in the city centre is the Herschel Museum of Astronomy. This used to be the home of famous astronomer William Herschel and has now been converted into a museum.
Also in Bristol is Prior Park, which features beautiful cascading lakes and the Palladian Bridge, said to be one of only four structures of its type in the world.