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A Guide to Bath Spa, England

Lucknam Park may be minutes or so from Bath city center but if you are looking for the ultimate spa experience in the center of Bath the area , which is unmatched. Pulling down to the hotel’s majestic exterior – its strange smorgasbord of century Palladian origins, later, Jacobean style additions – there is a very British, eclectic charm to it. (The vibe here balances luxury and laid-back, and pets and children are very welcome; for the latter there is a full range of activities such as croquet, pony rides and duck herding.)

However, the estate is huge, so if you go there just to relax – like I did – you’re unlikely to notice from the equestrian center There was a hiss and a click, and it was clear that it was some distance away from the main complex. Instead, head to the spa, one of the most impressive spas in the south of England surrounded by walled gardens, once you step in to own 18 Take the load off your shoulders with its sleek modern architecture – meter indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor spa pools and a dizzying array of saunas and steam rooms. If you want to reduce puffy eyes and dark circles, they offer a full range of treatments including facials with 20SKIN products.

If you really want to get right into the bustling tourist hotspot of Bath ENERGY – IN MEDIA RESOURCES, 111 As a Roman might say – Gainsborough Bath Spa is unbeatable. Just a short walk from the ancient Roman baths and just about every major attraction you can think of in the city, its central location makes it the ultimate starting point for sightseeing and shopping.

Ascending the steps into the airy foyer, a whole different kind The vibe descends – it’s one of those quiet but organized hotels where you look up and your bag has been smuggled to your room, an espresso is set in front of you and you don’t remember asking for it, but you Maybe. (All in all, the service here is impeccable: they know what you want before you want it yourself.) Elegantly furnished rooms with plush beds and headboards adorned with de Jouy prints just make the deal The deal is even sweeter.

However, the vast majority of guests who come to Gainsborough are Because of its utterly unique access to the naturally warm waters that made Bath in the first place. (The only business with access to thermal water is Thermae Bath Spa across the road, which is open to the public and operates only through a phone reservation system, which means availability is not always guaranteed.)

Pulling into the gravel drive of Bath Abbey is a postcard scene of a sprawling country estate, Ivy covers the gray stone facade with triangular arches and bay windows. That’s before you step into the warren-like hallways and spacious living rooms of the common areas, which have a decidedly casual feel; lounging in armchairs in the gorgeous library on the Sunday afternoon I arrived The well-to-do guests were perusing stacks of newspapers and board games, the walls were painted egg yolk yellow and covered floor to ceiling in an eclectic mix of 18 century and early-15 century painting. (The property is owned by entrepreneurs Andrew and Christina Brownsword and exhibits work from their own collection.)

You can then step out onto the terrace and admire the three acres of meadows, lawns and vegetable garden tended by Chelsea Flower Show award winning gardener Jane Moore. Just a few minutes’ drive from the city center (but half an hour’s walk from the main attractions), Bath Abbey strikes a careful balance between the pleasant hustle and bustle of the city and the tranquility of the open green spaces surrounding it: from our impressive Spacious bedrooms overlook the grounds, decorated in a modern twist on the classic English country house, and the wisteria-covered terrace buzzes at lunchtime, while a couple sits at the end of the garden for an afternoon tea in complete tranquility.

If you’re looking for something quirkier (and more centralized) , then the No. of GuestHouse hits the nail on the head. A magnificent townhouse on Great Pulteney Street – one of the city’s most dramatic 18 century avenues, and your

Ideal place to live in Bridgerton Fantasy – Walk into No.18 for a more contemporary feel. In addition to the historic architectural details of the beautifully restored Georgian interiors (perfectly proportioned fireplaces, elaborate cornices, dramatic chandeliers), there are more stylish finishes ranging from cutting-edge artwork to covered Art Deco Attractive mirrored bar with scalloped texture.

Bedrooms also reflect a mashup of past and present, whether the stately proportions of a first-floor bedroom once belonged to the gentlemen of Bath – but are now clad in offbeat graphic wallpaper and adorned There are plenty of 20 century mods, from roll-top baths to record players – or a more contemporary room in the outbuilding that used to be the coach house. Here, it’s the little things that make the difference: especially in the communal pantries, which offer everything from snacks to soft drinks to ice cream in miniature sizes 24/7 at no extra charge. (If you need something more substantial, there’s also an atmospheric restaurant in the basement of the building, serving hearty British classics, from twice-baked cheddar soufflé to salsify, turnips and mushroom Wellington.)



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