Renting a home in Bath
Bath is a World Heritage Site and offers a wonderful array of chain and independent shopping, a fine selection of restaurants, cafes and wine bars, and a myriad of other cultural activities.
World class sporting facilities are available at the nearby Bath Rugby and Cricket clubs, and at Bath University. There is a choice of cinemas, theatres and fantastic leisure facilities. There are also many excellent primary and secondary schools in the area (state and private alike).
There are several parks close to the city centre – including the Royal Victoria Park – a myriad of public houses, and attractive countryside walks. In fact, most areas of Bath offer the ideal location for city-dwellers who want to be able to enjoy the countryside on their doorstep.
Bath offers the outdoors enthusiasts a variety of choice. There is a large area of natural woodland to the north of the city, which also forms part of the Bath Skyline Trail. The Two Tunnels Greenway – the longest cycle tunnel in Britain – runs through Oldfield Park. Not to be missed is the Cotswold Way which drops down into the city from Lansdown and Weston.
For commuters, Bath Spa Train Station offers a direct line to London Paddington, Bristol and South Wales. Junction 18 of the M4 is approximately eight miles to the north of the city via the A46, and Bristol airport is approximately 18 miles to the west. Bath is also offers a fantastic network of bus services all over the city and to neighbouring villages and towns.