Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, the city of Bath is a World Heritage Site set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. Bath Abbey was founded in the 7th century and became a religious centre. The city boasts a remarkable variety and wealth of Roman, medieval and Georgian architecture. Georgian architecture, crafted from Bath stone, includes the Royal Crescent, Circus, Pump Room and Assembly Rooms. There are several museums including the Museum of Bath Architecture, Victoria Art Gallery, Museum of East Asian Art, and the Holburne Museum. The city has so much to offer visitors, from the numerous historical attractions to the varied restaurants and eateries, excellent shopping and fabulous Christmas Markets. You can relax and unwind in the famous Spa Baths and enjoy a pampering session after a day of exploring the many attractions on offer. Whatever your tastes there is something for everyone in Bath.