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Bath Nearby Areas

Bath Nearby Areas
Bath is one of the most wonderful cities in the world which is quiet well known for its Georgian architecture. This comfortably sized city is packed with many places to visit. There are several nearby places to explore which might also have a unique and a long history. The city is located just 100 miles away from the west of London city and those who have come for a holiday and want to explore the west area can come to roam around few nearby areas of the city. You can check out a few nearby areas. 

Wiltshire:
This surrounding area rises east from the city of Bath and is the rolling rural landscape of Wiltshire. Those who are interested in shopping have come to the right place as the Bradford-on-Avon is a bustling market town featuring variety of local shops and art galleries. There are varieties of other historic buildings that are worth visiting. Other Wiltshire villages include Castle Combe, the National Trust village of Lacock. It is often used as a film location. Garden lovers will also be enchanted by the Peto Garden at Iford Manor and National Trust's Stourhead House. Stonehendge, Avebury and beautiful gardens can all be easily reached from the city of Bath. 

Cotswolds:
On the southern edge of the Cotswolds lies Bath featuring impressive scenic beauty, honey-colored villages and a series of gently rolling hills. This nearby place is an area where you would love to explore the distinctive market towns, area of stone walls, villages made from Cotswold stone and hidden river valleys. Nearby towns including Painswick, Bibury and Winchombe enthrall visitors coming from all across the world. Check out Cirencester which is one of the largest towns in Cotswold and the place boasts of stunning gardens, budget shopping and an elegant architecture. 

Somerset:
Somerset offers a delightful mingle of legend and history that can be conveniently explored from the city of Bath. The geological landmarks and medieval towns are few great places to visit other than the local attractions and sightseeing. Wells is one of the smallest cities in England dominated by its cathedrals. There are many other beautiful buildings and various other famous cathedrals. The Wookey Hole Caves and Papermill can be traveled around as these are close to Wells. Other closely located landmarks are: Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar Caves and Britain’s biggest gorge. If you want to bring the stories of speed and flight alive, then the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS and Haynes International Motor Museum which are located within close proximity must be visited. 

Gloucestershire:
It is ideally sited on the north of the Bath and is one of the most varied countries encircling five different areas. Visit to Gloucestershire encompasses beautiful villages situated in Cotswolds, however, there is a lot more to do. Being a traveler one can enjoy at the vivacious Gloucester which is a lively city featuring a rich historic path. Moreover, there are some great places to enjoy several outdoor activities. 
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