Cottage Breaks near Bath

A visit to Bath, one of England's great historic cities is a real treat.

Rent a cottage at Coombe Barn Holidays, just ten minutes drive from Bath city centre for a really good holiday combining a stay in peaceful countryside with a city break.

We have three modern barn conversions to rent on a self-catering basis. Each has vaulted ceilings, exposed wooden beams and a polished wood floor. The character is contemporary and smart. A gas fired 'woodburner' provides a cosy warmth in the living area in addition to central heating.

Find out more about each of our holiday cottages for 2 by clicking on the names of the cottage on the left. These are all ideal for couples wanting to stay near Bath in south west England, go sightseeing, visit the museums, the Roman Monuments, the splendid Georgian buildings and enjoy a ghost or walking tour.

Visit the Roman Baths

Take a tour of the Roman Baths. Audio tours in various languages are available.

You may also wish to visit the pump room or take a guided walk for an indepth visit.

Things to do in Bath

Enjoy walks along the River Avon, the boats and views of the city of Bath. The Kennet & Avon Canal also runs through Bath. Rent a rowing boat and see the city from the water.

A memorable treat - hot air balloon
hot air balloon ride for an aerial view of the city of BathSee Bath from the skies in a hot air balloon ride. View the magnificent buildings, the river and green spaces from above. This would be an unforgettable experience, ideal as a birthday gift for your partner. See Bath balloon trips on holiday.
Georgian Architecture and History
The Royal Crescent in BathThe Royal Crescent in Bath is shown on the left. The City of Bath is brimming with history, culture and legend. Discover Bath through its buildings, museums and peoples. Even the stone acorns have a tale to tell.
Shopping in Bath

shopping trip to BathBath has a superb shopping centre. All the big chains are well represented.

From the end of November until mid December there is a festive Christmas Market - a good time for a short break to Bath to stock up on special gifts for the family. The colourful stalls and Christmas lights will get you in a festive mood.

Eating out in Bath

eating out in Bath on holidayThere is a vast number of places to eat out in Bath ranging from cafés to fine dining.

Go for lunch or a special celebratory meal out. With self-catering accommodation you can enjoy takeaways in the privacy of your cottage if you wish.

After a day of exploring the city of Bath, return to either Hare, Badger or Owl Cottage in the evening. In warm sunny weather, sit out on your patio or decking and enjoy a glass or two of wine or even a barbecue.