Hexcars is a Bristol based taxi company. Of course we service the Bath area too. From the centre of Bristol, you can easily find your way to Bath by, well named, the Bath road. Once in Bath it is quick to make your way to other cities nearby. Think of places like Chippenham and Swindon. Pre-book your journey here, or read on about Bath and what to do when you are there.
Airports near Bath
Bristol Airport BRS
It takes just over 40 minutes to get to Bristol Airport from Bath. The journey will be about 20 miles. Bristol Airport, even though it’s not the biggest airport out there, offers flights to lots of different destinations, a few of our favourite are;
Packed with culture, canals and coffee shops, it’s no wonder why it is an eternally popular destination for a city break. This intriguing capital blends curious European café culture with stunning gardens and exciting nightlife. Amsterdam is one of the most charming capital cities in Europe.
Visit Edinburgh, the inspiring capital of Scotland. From Hogmanay or the famous Fringe Festival to the UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a world-class visitor attraction. This ancient heritage hub boasts a truly vibrant atmosphere that other cities just can’t match.
Wander through Barcelona’s bustling streets before riding the cable car to Montjuic. This city has it all. Explore Gaudi’s stunning architecture or get immersed in the frenetic buzz that is Las Ramblas. Lose yourself in Spain’s most vibrant, colourful and sophisticated city.
Glowing red sunsets, dazzling golden beaches and the clubbing capital of the world, there is much more to Ibiza than meets the eye. Explore the beautiful whitewashed towns, endless beaches and countless coves along the picturesque coastline, it is the ideal destination of choice.
A floating maze of canals, magnificent palaces, Byzantine churches and over 450 bridges, there is no other city like Venice. Explore St. Mark’s Square, the world famous cathedral basilica or the frenetic atmosphere of Campo di Santa Margherita, Venice does not fail to impress.
Prague, the city of a hundred spires with its uniquely preserved historical centre which forms part of the UESCOP World Heritage. From the winding lanes of the Jewish Quarter to the Gothic Charles Bridge, it is unmistakably one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Known as the cultural capital through its love of music, poetry and theatre, Krakow is a city of idyllic medieval squares and imposing Gothic architecture. With its bustling market square, spiralling gothic towers and castles, Krakow is brimming with charm and beauty.
What to do in Bristol Airport?
In Bristol Airport you will find a wide variety of different shops and restaurants. Obviously you have a Starbucks located so you can top up just before you go on your flight. There is a JD Sports, Claires, a great mexican bar, a burger king and many more. Definitely an airport to spend an hour before your flight.
Bath, obviously known for it’s stunning Roman Baths, can make for a great day out. From a nice and sizable shopping centre to beautiful historical places. All through the city you will be greeted by the Gregorian buildings made out of Bath stone. The, often narrow, streets are open for traffic, which includes the open top bus that tours you through the city.
Sports wise, Bath is known for it’s fine rugby club, Bath rugby and Bath FC, the football club. Rugby however has always been more popular and successful in the city. They play currently in the highest rugby division and call “the rec” their home.
Lastly, you will also be able to find the local university in Bath, Bath University. They recently ranked 6th by the Guardian and a few year prior named “University of the year”. The university’s major academic strengths have been engineering, physical sciences, mathematics and technology. Today, the university is also strong in management, humanities, architecture and the social sciences
Point of interest Bath
- No.15 Great Pulteney
Located in the loveliest street in Bath, running between Pulteney Bridge and the Holburne Museum, you will find The Great Pulteney Hotel. It is set in a Georgian Grade I-listed building, which has recently enhanced its image with the opening of a terrific spa.
15 Great Pulteney St, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4BR
- The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
This luxury hotel can be found in a Georgian crescent which features a large and beautiful garden plus further buildings to the rear. It combines 18th-century heritage with 21st-century indulgences. Expect only the best of the best.
16 Royal Cres, Bath BA1 2LS
- The Queensberry Hotel
If you are looking for luxury, look no further. This privately-owned, contemporary-styled hotel offers individually designed bedrooms, plenty of value, a slightly irreverent tone and Bath’s only Michelin-starred restaurant. The location – central, quiet, in an upmarket part of town – is hard to beat.
4-7 Russell St, Bath BA1 2QF
- The Gainsborough Bath Spa
The Gainsborough’s has something you will not find anywhere else, its substantial Romanesque spa – the only hotel spa in Bath with access to the city’s natural thermal waters. Other enticements include the prime, central location, extremely comfy bedrooms, excellent, creative food and first-rate service.
Beau St, Bath BA1 1QU
- Hill House Bath
Okay, it’s not really a hotel. But as one of the prime BnB’s in Bath we had to feature it. Bedrooms are stylish yet homely; breakfasts – eaten communally with other guests round a single table – are outstanding; and the bubbly and welcoming owners provide guests with plenty of well-informed advice on the city.
Hill House, 25 Belvedere, Bath BA1 5ED
- The Roman Baths
Maybe the main attraction to Bath. The Roman Baths are a well-preserved thermae in the city of Bath, Somerset, England. A temple was constructed on the site between 60-70CE in the first few decades of Roman Britain. Its presence led to the development of the small Roman urban settlement known as Aquae Sulis around the site.
- Prior Park Landscape Garden
Prior Park Landscape Garden was designed in the 18th century by the poet Alexander Pope and the landscape gardener Capability Brown, and is now owned by the National Trust. The park is beautiful and a great place for a walk or a picnic.
- Fashion Museum Bath
The museum really finds a niche audience. If fashion is your thing, you will love this museum. It focuses on fashionable dress for men, women and children from the late 16th century to the present day and has more than 100,000 objects. The earliest pieces are embroidered shirts and gloves from about 1600.
- Bath Abbey
There is nowhere else quite like Bath Abbey. Magnificent stained-glass windows and columns of honey-gold stone, create an extraordinary experience of light and space. Come and experience the special atmosphere and rich history of this holy and uplifting place.
- Pulteney Bridge
Obviously, it is a bridge. But if you got hobbies like photography, this spot can give you some great footage. In short, it is One of only three bridges in the world lined with shops, this bridge is one of the most admired structures in Bath. So if you got some time, don’t miss out.