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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“The infamous circle of stones with no definitive reason as to how they got there. A popular attraction of Wiltshire. Only 40 mins away.”
  • 186 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Step back and travel through the ages to find out the origins of Roman Bath. Queues can be lengthy so we suggest buying your tickets online.”
  • 176 locals recommend
Spa
“Britain' s only natural thermal spa, located in the historic city of Bath, offering traditional and state-of-the-art spa facilities.”
  • 166 locals recommend
Theme Park
“From 23 November to 23 December, bring the children to meet Santa in his Grotto and experience Peppa Pig World in a festive setting. Booking is advised for some events so please visit their website at www.paultonspark.co.uk”
  • 72 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“Housing the tallest church spire, this is a stunning cathedral both inside and out. There is also an opportunity to see one of the surviving original Magna Carta documents.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Zoo
“Visit the lions of Longleat and Longleat house its more then a day out for all. Just a 45 minute drive away, Start early to see all. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Epic stone circle surrounding a village and free to walk around. Allow 40 minutes drive from Corsham. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“A beautiful National Trust estate. Only a 20 minute drive. One of our favourite places.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful place for a wander round all year round, but particularly the spring and autumn”
  • 91 locals recommend
Art Museum
“I love this place. It has regular exhibit changes and a great cafe. Also has parking.”
  • 79 locals recommend
History Museum
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“Lacock Abbey, dedicated to St Mary and St Bernard, was founded in 1229 by Ela, Countess of Salisbury. Today it houses the Fox Talbot photography museum and is visited by thousands of Harry Potter fans each year as it was a featured location in many of the films.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Adjacent to the Great Western Railway Museum, this is a bustling outlet centre. Not as high end as Bicester Village, this is still worth a visit for quality outlet shops. The outlet uses the old Great Western railay workshops and there are static displays of workshop artefacts around the site”
  • 31 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“5* Great all year round. We went at Christmas for the festival of lights which was brilliant. Driving your car through the monkeys and lions is a fab experience.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“It's not the cheapest but it is very close. You can buy the newspaper there and drop your dry cleaning off. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great atmosphere, really good value, large garden with heaters, seating and piped music”
  • 44 locals recommend
Elementary School
“It gives a great sense of history and is a beautiful, calm and peaceful place.”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Fantastic Italian dining in a beautiful and atmospheric setting. Bookings Essential, and be prepared to be added to a waiting list. But worth it :) ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Pub
“The food here is excellent - you can tell they use fresh ingredients and the menu has some interesting choices. It's very stylish - country and unpretentious but comfortable and inviting. It's also worth a visit for the drive through the Fonthill Bishop Estate - beautiful, stretched out well kept paddocks and fields with horses grazing and attractive wooden fences...Very English country! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Lovely steaks in a cosy atmosphere in Bath at the top of Walcot Street where us meets the London Road (A4). ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Circo Bar Occupy's a stylish designed four-storey Georgian townhouse in the heart of Bath. Circo has one of the most extensive back bars in Bath. A lively cocktail bar, with a stunning array of cocktails on offer and a designated rum bar with over 60 rums as well as a comprehensive champagne wine and spirits lists all served by attentive and knowledgable bar staff. An inviting coffee lounge complete with modern sofa's. Fresh food is also served if you want to grab a bite. Its the perfect venue for the after work mid-week drink, if your travelling to bath and want to dine, or drink and just want to enjoy a typical quintessential Bath Georgian townhouse. or maybe you want to shake a leg to the in-house DJ playing a mix of funk and soul through to disco, house electro beats. This bar is licensed to 3:00 am at the weekends. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Chic bar and British restaurant with a modern vintage vibe in 4 airy rooms with a fantastic roof terrace and great views.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Contemporary British menus for all-day dining in a sophisticated, yet relaxed setting.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Café
“Restaurant. The food here is second to non, if you want something special i'd definitely recommend this place, located between the Royal Crescent and The Circus you must book and its that popular you will normally be asked for a deposit up front, check out its reviews ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tucked away and quintessentially English is this delightful place for afternoon tea, lunch or evening meal. In season you can even pick your own flowers from the extensive gardens.”
  • 29 locals recommend

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