The Bath Priory is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

1. The Bath Priory

7.9
Hotel · Weston Road, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: The Bath Priory (01225 331922) has combines a country house hotel feel with the attractions of a city. Pretty and elegant rooms from £210. Read a full review http://bit.ly/Sseq9s.

The Halcyon Hotel is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

2. The Halcyon Hotel

Hotel · 2/3 South Parade, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: The Halcyon (01225 444100; thehalcyon.com) is a central hotel in a Georgian townhouse, close to the railway station and the Roman Baths. From £125. Read a full review http://bit.ly/V59FEY.

3. Badminton Villa

Hotel · 10 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: On a budget: On an upmarket residential street about 15 minutes’ walk downhill to the centre, Badminton Villa (01225 426347) is a smart, homely B&B. From £75. Read a full review http://bit.ly/Tsr88g.

Sub13 is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

4. Sub13

7.4
Cocktail Bar · 4 Edgar Buildings (George St.), Bath

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: If up for a nightcap, Bath’s best cocktail bar, Sub 13 (01225 466667; sub13.net), is just three minutes’ stroll away, in stylish, vaulted underground premises.

The Roman Baths is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

5. The Roman Baths

8.8
Historic Site · Stall St, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: On weekends, the best time to visit the Roman Baths (adults £12.25, 65 and over £10.75, children 6-16 £8) is soon after they open — later on, there can be queues to get in.

6. Colonna & Small's

9.5
Coffee Shop · 6 Chapel Row, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Enjoy a coffee at Colonna & Small’s (07766 808067; colonnaand smalls.co.uk). Its award-winning baristas prepare speciality brews with meticulous precision.

The Bertinet Bakery & Café is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

7. The Bertinet Bakery & Café

Bakery · 6 New Bond Street Pl (Upper Borough Walls), Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Have lunch at The Bertinet Bakery (01225 445531; thebertinetkitchen.com). Affiliated to a cookery school, it offers outstanding quiches, pasties and custard tarts well worth the wait for a table.

Assembly Rooms is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

8. Assembly Rooms

7.8
History Museum · Alfred st, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Tour Bath’s set-piece Georgian landmarks. Start at the Assembly Rooms (adults £2), the marvellously restored prime meeting places for Bath society in Jane Austen’s time.

The Royal Crescent is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

9. The Royal Crescent

8.6
Historic Site · (The Royal Crescent), Bath

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The Royal Crescent is the most impressive of Bath’s seven Georgian crescents. The Royal Crescent Hotel (royalcrescent.co.uk) does an impressive, if pricey, afternoon tea (£25). Book ahead.

The Star Inn is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Get the evening under way at The Star Inn (23 The Vineyards; star-inn-bath.co.uk), a resolutely traditional, civilised pub with a “death row” bench for its elderly regulars.

Thermae Bath Spa is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

11. Thermae Bath Spa

8.0
Spa · 6-8 Hot Bath St, North Somerset, North Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: A two-hour session in the thermal waters of the open-air rooftop pool and indoor Minerva Bath of Thermae Bath Spa (01225 331234; thermaebathspa.com) is very enjoyable.

Prior Park Landscape Garden is one of 36 hours in...Bath.

12. Prior Park Landscape Garden

7.3
Park · Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Walk around Prior Park Landscape Garden, a woodland-bordered valley that sits above a rare example of a Palladian bridge. Nearby parking is tricky: a taxi from the city centre costs around £8.