Bath & Stonehenge
Bath is the most beautiful town in England and famous for its wonderful Roman Baths, the only working Roman baths in existence worldwide. It is an an elegant city with fabulous architecture and a rich history. Stonehenge, like Bath, is a World Heritage Site. The stone circle was built almost 5000 years ago and is one of the oldest monuments in Europe. Learn about Neolithic cultures and marvel at what archaeologists believe to be the Early Britons' most important temple.
What can I see?
- Stonehenge, the oldest monument in Europe
- Georgian Bath, the most beautiful town in England
- The 2000-year old Roman Baths
- Fabulous Georgian & Palladian architecture
- Bath Abbey, the last great medieval church built
- Museums of Costume, to Jane Austen and the astronomer & musician Herschel
Plan for the day
We leave Cambridge at 08:00 for Bath. On arrival, there will be a walking tour around the city and free time to explore on foot. Don't miss a trip to the Roman Baths. We leave Bath mid-afternoon for Stonehenge where your guide will explain the history and understanding of Stonehenge. Take the audio tour (available in several languages) to hear more about the site. We leave Stonehenge at 18:30 arriving back in Cambridge at 21:00. Please note from October to March we visit Stonehenge first arriving mid-morning and departing fro Bath at lunchtime.
- Cambridge - Stonehenge 2 hours 30 minutes
- Stonehenge - Bath 1 hour
- Bath - Cambridge 3 hours
- Free time in central Bath - 4 hours
What is included?
- Return Travel from Cambridge
- Introduction to Stonehenge by your guide
- Free audio tour of Stonehenge
- Guided Tour of Bath
- Maps and Information
What can I do in Bath?
Optional guided tour: 1 hour 30 minutes; Visit Roman Baths (bathing not permitted) and Pump Rooms to taste the water; Visit new thermal baths (bathing permitted); Enter Bath Abbey, the last great medieval church; Admire the fabulous architecture of Royal Crescent and The Circus; Go shopping in the maze of shopping streets in the city centre or, uniquely, those on Pulteney Bridge; Visit the Jane Austen Centre, the Museum of Costume or the Herschel Museum of Astronomy.
Roman Baths - Not included in tour price
Stonehenge - (£13 approx) Included in tour price
Leave Cambridge at 08:00; Arrive in Bath at 11:30 (includes rest break); Guided walk & free time; Leave Bath at 15:30 to arrive at Stonehenge at 16:30; 2 hours at the site; Depart Stonehenge at 18:30 to arrive back in Cambridge at 21:00. (MAP) Please note that this tour is operated by Roots Travel & Tours www.roots-travel.co.uk