The Holburne Museum
Until January 2021, hosting Grayson Perry - The Early Years, which is very interesting as long as you are broad minded! Also has collections of the previous Victorian owner including paintings of those who have visited Bath in the past.
A superb collection of British decorative arts, primarily from the 18th century, based around the collection of William Holburne. The Musem is located at the entrance to the original Sydney Pleasure Gardens (similar to the Vauxall Gardens in London) which is the only surviving example of its type.
An impressive collection of fine and decorative art. The museum with garden cafe is situated in lovely grounds at the end of the elegant Pulteney Street.
The museum features exhibitions extraordinary paintings and works of art collected by Sir William Holburne (1793-1874), fifth baronet of Menstrie.
Whether for the exhibitions, a cup of coffee/ light lunch in the excellent cafe, or a stroll around the gardens, a walk along stately Great Pulteney Street to The Holburne Museum is a must for those wanting to savour a flavour of regency Bath; for the 2004 Vanity Fair film starring Reese…
“These historic Roman baths made the City of Bath what it is today. The hot spring waters filter down from the Mendip Hills where The Lodge is based!”
“This is a magnificent 18th Century National Trust Garden with fantastic views over Bath. It is a National Trust Property so it is free if you are a National Trust member or there is a fee to enter if you are not. Prior Park is roughly a 40 minute drive from the property. ”
Grocery or Supermarket
“It's not the cheapest but it is very close. You can buy the newspaper there and drop your dry cleaning off. ”
“A perfect little private cinema which is a favourite amongst the locals in Bath”