Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Map of the World Heritage site (MAGIC Map server)
Bath Assembly Rooms (The National Trust)
City of Bath (Bath & Northeast Somerset Planning Services)
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Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 2,900 ha
Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, Bath became an important centre of the wool industry in the Middle Ages. In the 18th century, under George III, it developed into an elegant town with neoclassical Palladian buildings, which blend harmoniously with the Roman baths.
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Medium airport - 17 mi (29 km) RAF Fairford
Large airport - 22 mi (35 km) RAF Brize Norton
Large airport - 26 mi (42 km) RAF Benson
Medium airport - 29 mi (46 km) Lasham Airport
Medium airport - 29 mi (48 km) Southampton Airport
Large airport - 32 mi (52 km) Oxford (Kidlington) Airport
Medium airport - 34 mi (56 km) Bournemouth Airport
Large airport - 42 mi (69 km) Bristol International Airport
Large airport - 46 mi (75 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Chilton Foliat
- Collingbourne Kingston
- Great Bedwyn
- Lydiard Tregoze
- Winterbourne Stoke
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Collingbourne Ducis
- Draycot Foliat
- Little Bedwyn
- Little Hinton
- Milton Lilbourne
- Ogbourne Saint Andrew
- Vernham Dean
- Wootton Rivers