Explore the history of
England from Bristol & Bath
Bath and Bristol are located just over 90 minutes west of London, offering the perfect base to explore South West England, Stonehenge, the Cotswolds and Wales. The region is rich in heritage and surrounded by beautiful countryside and charming English villages. Enjoy exploring world famous attractions in these welcoming and laid back cities, including the Roman Baths, Royal Crescent, Brunel's ss Great Britain and the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Both cities are easily walkable, offering an abundance of things to do and see in compact city centres.
2012 will be an unmissable year in England packed with memorable events including the Queens Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Bristol and Bath make a perfect base for these events and there will also be many celebrations and events taking place in both cities. But the summer of 2012 also offers so many other exciting events that simply cannot be missed. In Bristol, experience the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, BIG Green Week, Bristol Harbour Festival and so much more. In Bath, try the Queen's Jubilee Picnic in the Park, Bath Folk Festival and the Jane Austen Festival.
You can also discover unique ties to America, historic churches and cathedrals, amazing museums, Georgian and Victorian architecture, and histories dating back 2,000 years. When the day draws to a close, kick back in a cosy English pub, without a care in the world.