The Bath Priory: A luxurious family destination in the world heritage city
With four acres of award-winning gardens surrounding the property, The Bath Priory provides a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Yet, it is positioned in the heart of the stunning world heritage destination, Bath.
Bath is a beautiful place to visit throughout the year and there are many tourist attractions to enjoy in the historic city.
One of the annual highlights is the forthcoming Bath Christmas Market, which runs from Thursday 23rd November through until Sunday 10th December.
The Bath Christmas Market surrounds many of the famous attractions, such as the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey and it adds even more magic to this notable destination.
The Bath Priory is one of just a handful of five star hotels that is located in the city and it has a reputation for being one of the most exclusive places to stay. The charming Georgian house is located in a quiet area, which is slightly away from the centre. This means that it almost marries the feeling of a country break, but with the city within very easy reach.
The hotel welcomes families and the extensive grounds provide lots of space for little ones to enjoy burning off some energy. Meanwhile, the suites are excellent in terms of providing high-end and expansive accommodation, which is particularly appealing for those travelling with children.
The Somerset suite is excellent if you are seeking a break as a family of four. It gives the feel of a high spec apartment, with all the extra comforts of a five hotel included. The children can play Scrabble by the fire in the living room area, while parents are able to make the most of a separate spacious master bedroom, with a further room for the children that includes bunkbeds located further down the corridor. It provides a home away from home and this type of family-friendly luxury accommodation is rare within hotels.
The facilities at The Bath Priory can be enjoyed throughout the year with the spa area and swimming pool open for children during specific hours. The pool is wonderfully warm and there is a sauna and steam for adults.
The drawing room in the main building hosts an impressive collection of art, which is privately owned and exhibited by the owners of the hotel. The traditional atmosphere in this part of the property is lovely during the autumn and winter months. It is an ideal place to sip on a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne ahead of dinner in the fine dining restaurant.
In terms of dining, the acclaimed 3 AA Rosette restaurant boasts magnificent views across the hotel’s award-winning gardens. The culinary journey majors on fresh local produce and offers seasonal dining, with a modern French twist. Afternoon Tea is also popular and the breakfast area benefits from the lovely views too.
With the festive season on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to plan a getaway. Whether you want to enjoy some relaxation time before the holiday period, make the most of the Christmas shopping opportunities in Bath, or partake in the wreath making masterclass that is being hosted by an expert florist from Flowers of Bath in November, there are plenty of excuses to visit this beautiful luxury property and enjoy some special family time.