BATH STUDENT AREA GUIDE
Bath is famous for it’s beautiful architecture and golden-coloured stone buildings. It is also the only city in Britain to achieve World Heritage status. Home to natural hot springs, magnificent countryside views and friendly faces, it is not hard to see why this is such a popular student city.
Bath is home to two leading educational institutions, the University of Bath and Bath Spa University. Both universities specialise in different subjects, with their students always excelling in their chosen field of study.
This city has fantastic transport links enabling you to make your way around the many touristic sights. These sites are definitely worth a visit during your time studying in Bath. Walk the ‘Skyline Walk’ towards the Iron Age fort and discover the spectacular views of the little city that is full of culture and history.
The centre of Bath is very compact, most of the museums, galleries and specialist boutiques dotted around the city are within walking distance. Make sure you take a day to relax in Baths Thermae Spa just as the Celts and Romans once did. And, get a glimpse of the Abbey on a glorious sunny day, catching the elegance of the historic build.
Baths nightlife has something to entertain everyone. Choose from two world famous venues Moles or Komedia, collectively having hosted over 400 comedy, cabaret and dance nights every year. To avoid noise pollution all the clubs are underground… don’t underestimate Baths nightlife, even though it is small the students know how to party.
Grab a bite to eat?
Panahar is located in the heart of student homes, Oldfield Park, and caters to your exact needs. Acting as a takeaway as well as a restaurant, Panahar lets you BYOB to compliment some fantastic indian cuisine and make for a cheaper night.
A vibrant and dynamic venue with a menu created with ingredients sourced by local or Spanish producers. Ole Tapas serves the best tapas in the West.
Porter – Claytons Kitchen
Fresh and high quality breakfast, lunch and dinner is served all day everyday in a relaxed and friendly environment. There is something for everyone, whether you are a foodie or just looking for a quick bite after walking through town.
Time for a drink?
Velo Lounge has an eccentric yet comforting interior making it popular with young professionals, families and more importantly students. What was once an old bike shop is now one of the cities best – serving your favourite drinks every day.
Sub 13 offers a blend of metropolis styled and intimate surroundings in the form of a cocktail bar. With a sophisticated yet relaxed environment, take a seat and choose from an extensive list of your best-loved alcoholic beverages as well as tasty, original house cocktails.
The Boater boasts the best beer garden in Bath, offering picturesque views of the River Avon for you to enjoy with a cold drink. With a wide selection of craft beers and ales and a hand crafted mural created by famed graffiti artists, students regularly enjoy a catch up with friends here