Explore Somerset from Bath Mill Lodge Retreat
Whether you’re visiting Bath for business or pleasure, you can’t help but notice what a beautiful part of the world you’re in. From the natural beauty of the park and surrounding area, to the architecture and history of Bath City Centre; there’s always something to discover and marvel at.
Recommended Local Attractions
Bath City Centre
If you’re heading to the city for work, make sure you take the time to take a stroll across Pulteney Bridge (you won’t be disappointed) and visit the magnificent Bath Abbey if you have the time.
The city of Bath is renowned for art, culture and history and has many listed buildings as well as the ancient Roman baths for which the city of course famous. There is also the Jane Austen Centre in the centre of the city which aims to provide an illuminating glimpse into the life and times of one of the countries most famous novelists.
Bath is also a very popular shopping destination, with a huge variety of both well known shops and locally owned chic stores. The centre of Bath is (just over) 2.5 miles from the park and can be easily walked using the nearby canal-side cycle path, or you can catch the frequent local bus service.
If you want to explore further afield, Somerset’s natural beauty can be enjoyed by rail. The Avon Valley railway, based between Bristol and Bath, and the East Somerset Railway, based between Frome and Shepton Mallet, both offer the opportunity for scenic steam train journeys and have various special events on throughout high season.
Other nearby attractions which are highly recommended by Darwin Escapes staff, include the spectacular five acre Abbey House Gardens in the centre of the historic town of Malmesbury, Stonehenge, Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park, Brean Leisure Park and Bristol Zoo.
There is also the brilliant Longleat Historic House and Safari Park which is a drive through animal park with over 500 animals available to view. This is located just over 20 miles from the resort. Also open to visitors at this attraction is Longleat House, which is a beautifully presented stately home which is still owned by the 7th Maquess of Bath.
Town centres boasting great shops and within easy reach of Bath Mill are Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury and Street. If you long for some fresh sea air during your break, take a drive to the coast where the traditional, yet vibrant seaside resorts of Burnham on Sea and Weston-super-Mare offer miles of sandy beaches.
Your holiday at Bath Mill Lodge Retreat will be an unforgettable one, full of unique experiences and historical beauty in abundance. With so many sights to see and activities to choose from, you will want to return to this location time and time again.
Ask the Bath Mill Staff
Need some inspiration? Any of our on-park staff will be more than happy to recommend their favourite places to go and relax in this stunning part of the country.