Bath, a peaceful place with Romans style. At first, Bath isn't in my plan in UK until it recommended by one of my friend who stay nearyby. Ofcourse, after some of the research i did in Google, this places really attract me until the MAX!!!!! You will never regret to take a 8 hours journey to explore in BATH, it is more than WORTH!
Many of you might curious about what is the special in Bath and what shall we do there. Bath are developed into an elegant town with neoclassical Palladian buildings in the combinations of harmoniously with the Roman Baths. Bath is actually a small city and i really like it because you can just reach a tourist spot randomly whenever walking on the street. The farest attraction spot which only takes about 15 min walk or less than that.
SHU students, how do you travel there?
Bus from Sheffield to London, transit to Bath (THE MOST AFORDABLE WAY!)
- Cost about £33.86 (2 way / pax)
Bus from Sheffield to Bath
- Cost about £40++ (2 way / pax)
Train from Sheffield to Bath
- Most expensive compare to bus
Where to stay in BATH?!!
Out of so many different hotels and accomodation we have research, these are the short listed:
1. University of Bath City Centre (Campus in the centre of the city)
- Affordable price are about £160 – double bed for 2 nights (weekdays)
- Students accomodation
- Room – clean & bright
- Breakfast included
- Sharing Kitchen is available (you can shop at groceries shop & prepare for supper!)
- 3 min walk to Thermae Bath Spa, Theatre Royal & the main shopping centre
- 5 min walk to The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey
You can check the prices and book your hotel with booking.com
2. Abbey hotel
- Price are about £294 – double bed for 2 nights (weekdays)
- 4-stars hotel
- breakfast included with extra charges
- 2 min walk to Roman bath & Bath Abbey
- 5 min walk to Bath Spa Railway Station
Places you should visit in Bath!
1. Roman Bath – Entrance fees £13.75 (students rate with international student ID)
- Suggestion of visiting hour: 7pm — so you can enjoy both view of before and after sunset
2. Bath Abbey – FOC for entrance, it's up to you to give them a donations about £2
- Late Medieval church with a Victorian Gothic interior design
3. Royal Crescent
- It is a row of 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent
- A historical architectural landmark featuring curved townhomes around a circular grassy area
[caption id="attachment_1423" align="aligncenter" width="979"] Pulteney Bridge
5. Pulteney Bridge on the River Avon
- One of the world's most beautiful bridges.
- A historic bridges in the world with shops built into it
6. Thermae Bath Spa – Entrance fees £35 / pax, weekdays (2 – 2.5 hours)
A rooftop spa where you can enjoy the view of Bath
7. One day trip to Stonehenge
Stonehenge is the place where you can see the stones from your desktop's window!
8. Food & beverage that you should try in BATH:
- BATH attractive cafes, click here for the close up images and short listed details!
Last but not least, overall expenditure for bath's trip are roughtly below £200 (including accomodations & transport)
It's your turn to make a move to bath and… ENJOY!