There are lots of things to do in Bath if you like Jane Austen
If you are visiting the Georgian City of Bath at any time of year there are lots of ways to get involved in the life of Jane Austen Bath's most famous resident.
The Jane Austen Centre
in Gay Street is the place to go. Open every day. Here you will find the permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane Austen's relationship with the city. Staffed by costumed characters, visiting is a great way to get orientated.
Upstairs on the 2nd floor is the Regency Tea Room
. Delicious meals, cakes, scones and 16 varieties of loose leaf tea are served by costumed staff. A must do whilst in town. If I wondered what to do in Bath for a treat, this is it.
In the summer and school holidays The Jane Austen Centre puts on FREE walking tours
. Led by guides in costume this is a fun way to walk around the city finding the places that Jane walked, talked, shopped and loved. Lots of quotes and fun anecdotes.
Do want to get dressed up in Regency costume and maybe promenade or dance at a ball? What to do in Bath
if this takes your fancy? Attend the Jane Austen Regency Summer Ball
in June or take part in the 80 or so events at the September Jane Austen Festival
- the biggest Regency event in the world!
You can promenade, listen to music, watch theatre, taste authentic food and just have fun with like minded people.
What to do in Bath if you love Jane Austen? There's plenty.