The 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.
2/3 South Parade, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Hotel · 4 tips and reviews
The 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.
10 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Hotel · 2 tips and reviews
The 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.
6 New Bond Street Pl (Upper Borough Walls), Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Bakery · 6 tips and reviews
The 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.
The 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.
Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Park · 6 tips and reviews
The 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.