Best 100 things to do in England

Beautiful Bath featured in Best 100 Things to Do in England guide

25 September 2019

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site with amazing architecture, a thriving food and culture scene and year-long calendar packed with festivals and events, Bath is undoubtedly one of the country’s top places for visitors. 

The city has now made it into another top tourist guide, the Best 100 Things to Do in England list compiled by Your RV Lifestyle. This is an exciting achievement, especially as the site focuses on overseas visitors wanting to visit some of the UK’s best attractions. 

Bath sits comfortably within the top 10 of this detailed, updated and comprehensive guide to the best natural and man-made attractions in the UK. Many of its best features are highlighted, including the Royal Crescent, Roman Baths and the many wonderful days out in the beautiful countryside surrounding the city. And did you know that a huge 500 of Bath’s buildings are of historical importance? 

Bath is in good company in the Best 100 Things to Do guide, as the list also features some of London’s best attractions along with Hadrian’s Wall, Durham Castle, the Eden Project, Cambridge University and many more. 

Which are the best-rated attractions in Bath?

If you only have a short time to explore Bath, it’s well worth prioritising certain attractions in order to make the most of your time. Here’s our round-up of some of the best-rated attractions in Bath, as featured in the Best 100 Things to Do guide by Your RV Lifestyle as well as customer rating sites such as TripAdvisor:


  • The Roman Baths


You can’t bathe in the waters at this centuries-old ancient site, but it’s fascinating to explore the Baths – especially the interactive exhibits, CGI reconstructions and special events. 


  • Bath Abbey 


This magnificent church is one of the most iconic landmarks in Bath, boasting an incredible vaulted ceiling and an impressive tower from which you can see the whole city laid out in front of you. 


  • The Royal Crescent


Get ready to be bowled over by this sweeping arc of majestic Georgian townhouses, often featured in major films and TV productions. There’s even a museum showcasing Georgian life at No. 1 Royal Crescent.  


  • Pulteney Bridge


This Italian-inspired bridge is a Bath landmark, completed in 1772 and made even more famous by its appearance in 2012’s Les Misérables. It’s one of only four such structures, where the entire length is lined with shops and buildings, in the world. 


  • Thermae Bath Spa


Bath is famous for its natural hot springs, which you can enjoy along with incredible city views from the comfort of the open-air rooftop pool at the Thermae Bath Spa in the heart of the city. 

If you have more time to spend in Bath, why not enjoy a scenic walk along the Bath Skyline route with its breath-taking panoramic views, treat yourself to afternoon tea or immerse yourself in all things Austen at the popular Jane Austen Centre? 

Stay at a beautiful, period city centre Bath Holiday Rentals property and you’ll be within an easy stroll of all the city’s best attractions.