The Bath + Bristol Area

The Bath + Bristol Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Bath + Bristol Area

By Emily Mathieson
The historic city of Bath, in England’s West Country, is better known for its genteel pursuits and heritage architecture than for its pioneering engineering and modern style. But a new hotel, opened mere days ago, is hoping to unite the two within...
By Caroline Hallemann

Plan a literary pilgrimage with this guide to storied travel destinations around the world.

By Gregory Long
A keen amateur, I spend the summer tending the garden at my weekend house in upstate New York. But as the days shorten and I get ready to plunge into autumn, I like to travel to see what other gardeners have been up to. Last year I took off the f...
By Elizabeth Garnsey
News on where to stay—what to see—what to buy… English Country ModernBabington House — an 18th-century estate 12 miles south of Bath — turns traditional country-house décor on its ear. Brushed-steel staircases and suede pillows have replaced chin...
By Heather Smith MacIsaac
News on where to stay—what to see—what to buy… English Country ModernBabington House — an 18th-century estate 12 miles south of Bath — turns traditional country-house décor on its ear. Brushed-steel staircases and suede pillows have replaced chin...
By Todd Savage
News on where to stay—what to see—what to buy… English Country ModernBabington House — an 18th-century estate 12 miles south of Bath — turns traditional country-house décor on its ear. Brushed-steel staircases and suede pillows have replaced chin...

Hotels in The Bath + Bristol Area

Two 18th-century row houses—set on an immaculate lawn made for picnics—at the center of Bath’s Royal Crescent, a series of Georgian-era residences.

Restaurants in The Bath + Bristol Area

Things to do in The Bath + Bristol Area

The museum houses the treasures of Sir William Holburne, a 19th-century Bath collector of fine and decorative art.