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Airport Bristol or London Heathrow
Ferry Portsmouth 130.00 km
Train station Bath Spa Railway station direct line from London P 2.00 km
Car Car not necessary

How to get there

The house is a ten minute walk or short taxi ride from Bath Spa station which is the best way to travel to Bath. To find the house by car take the Bath turn off from the M4 at junction 18. Turn right onto the A4 signposted to Bath after about 10 miles at the end of dual carriage way. After a a mile, passing Georgian houses on both sides of the road, you will see Walcot Esso Service Station on your right. Continue straight on through the next two sets of lights until a mini roundabout with two T R Hayes furniture showrooms on either side of the road. Take the second exit with the big furniture showroom on your right and St Stephens church on your left. Continue a few hundred metres along this road until you see Hay Hill Baptist Church on the raised pavement on your right. Hay Hill is a small pedestrian street just before the Baptist Church. To unload your car you can pull up on the wide pavement opposite the Baptist Church with your hazard light flashing. If you prefer to park in a public car park, the Podium carpark is 5 minutes walk away beside Waitrose at the end of Walcot Street in the centre of town. Charlotte Street car park for long term parking is 7 minutes walk the far side of Queen's Square. There is free street parking on Western Road near Royal Victoria Park.

Activities near Central Bath

Sports Water sports, Fishing
Great for City breaks, Nightlife

Getting around

The nearest mainline train station is Bath Spa Station. It is only a 5 min taxi ride from the station to Benson Cottage or a 20 min walk. Bath is a relatively small city and most places can reached on foot. Bars, restaurants, shops are only 5 mins walk from Benson Cottage. Major tourist attractions are only 10 mins walk - Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, Thermae Spa, etc. There are many local buses and there is also a tourist bus. There is a local taxi company and Uber.