American Museum in Britain
Partly designed by the landscape architect Capability Brown, the grounds of this 18th-century estate on Bath's southern fringe feature...
Sir William Holburne, the 18th-century aristocrat and art fanatic, amassed a huge collection which now forms the core of the Holburne...
Bath Boating Station
You can pilot your own vessel down the Avon from this Victorian-era boathouse, which rents out traditional skiffs, rowing boats and...
The setting is superb – an artfully lit vaulted brick chamber – and the food matches it for style. Authentic Italian dishes are likely...
Claverton Manor · interesting places nearby
American Museum in Britain information
Britain's largest collection of American folk art, including First Nations textiles, patchwork quilts and historic maps, is housed in a fine mansion a couple of miles from the city centre. Several rooms have been decorated to resemble a 17th-century Puritan house, an 18th-century tavern and a New Orleans boudoir c 1860. A free shuttle bus (11.40am to 5pm) leaves from Terrace Walk, beside Parade Gardens.