Explore Somerset from Bath Mill
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.
The below is just a short sample of the many stand out attractions which are available to you in the vicinity of our 5 star holiday resort.
Bath City Centre
Bath Mill offers the best of both worlds, being ingrained in the Somerset countryside but located within easy reach of Bath city centre which is just a couple of miles away from the resort. It can be easily reached by car, on foot or by bike with a scenic canal side cycle path and walking route along the Newton Brook which flows past our resort. Alternatively, you can make use of the convenient local bus service to get directly into the city centre without the requirement of paying for inner city parking.
The city of Bath is renowned for art, culture and history and has many listed buildings as well as the ancient Roman baths of course for which the city perhaps most 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 acclaimed novelists.
Bath is also a destination of choice for retail therapy, with a wide variety of well known stores and chic locally owned shops which you won’t find anywhere else. You can take a break from shopping in one of the many restaurants or cafes in the city centre, including the hugely popular Olive Tree which is a winner of 3 AA Rosettes and is also Michelin starred.
Even if you’re heading to Bath 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. These are two of the city’s must visit attractions.
If you want to explore further afield and fancy a break from the concrete and pollution of the city, then you can make the most of Somerset’s natural beauty 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 peak season. Mixing history and nature, this is the perfect way to enjoy the best that Somerset has to offer.
Other nearby attractions which are highly recommended by the Bath Mill team 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 of course the nearby 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 and is perfect for fun filled family days out. Also open to visitors at this attraction is Longleat House, which is a beautifully presented stately home which is still owned by the 7th Marquess of Bath. In fact, there is so much to do on-site at Longleat that just one day at the attraction often doesn’t prove to be long enough.
Town centres boasting great shopping districts which are within easy reach of Bath Mill are 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 which both offer miles of sandy beaches and the opportunity to enjoy a traditional British day out at the seaside. Grab your bucket and spade and recreate happy family holiday memories with your own children.
Breathtaking Bath Mill Holidays…
We are confident that your holiday in Bath Mill Lodge Retreat will be a completely unforgettable one. Full of unique experiences and with historical beauty in abundance, this is a location which you will want to return to time and time again.
The above is just a short sample of the many attractions that Bath and Somerset have to offer. Please feel free to get in touch with the Bath Mill team if you think there are any must visit attractions and sites of interest which we have missed off.
Holiday Whenever You Please…
No matter how many times you return to Somerset, you are sure to find something new to explore or do. So why not consider holiday home ownership?
This will give you the option of returning to the area whenever you please throughout the year to make the most of what it has to offer. Simply jump in your car and venture off to your very own dream Somerset holiday home whenever you feel like it in a lodge which is filled with your own personal touches.
Unfortunately we don’t offer the opportunity to buy lodges in Bath Mill, but you can at our 5 star sister park Cheddar Woods which is overlooked by the stunning Cheddar Gorge which helps to provide an unrivaled setting for your holiday home. You can view the lodges for sale in Cheddar Woods online.