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Bath Racecourse: One of Many Exciting Places to Visit in Bath

Bath is a truly stunning and unique city to explore. A visit to its historic racecourse is the perfect choice; marvel at this picturesque and eminent racecourse alongside Bath’s other great treasures.


London, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/20/2012 -- During 2012, Bath Racecourse will host 19 race meetings between the April and October, taking place across weekdays, weekends and evenings. As well as popular music nights including the Real Ale and Jazz Race night and Cider Festival with the Wurzels, the apex of the course’s event is that of Ladies Day in September, which is perhaps the most renowned of events in Bath’s social calendar.

A Roman Bath tour is not simply a fitting choice for those who are captivated by the past of ancient Rome. It cannot be denied that Bath teems with archaic relics; yet there is so much more on offer in this city, including, of course, Bath Racecourse. Bath is, of course, most well-known for its Roman spas; yet there are a host of modern architectural marvels and attractions worth delving into in the city as well.

Bath’s architecture at its best is exquisite and enchanting. Bath Abbey first took shape in 1499, and it holds significance as one of the very few of the great medieval churches of England that still remain standing. Its West Front is rather unusual and worth examining in some detail; it portrays the dream that stimulated the Abbey's founder, Bishop Oliver King, to demolish the ruined Norman cathedral and raise the building that you can now marvel at on its foundations. Pulteney Bridge is possibly one of the world’s most amazing bridges. Similarly, the Royal Crescent, constructed between 1767 and 1775, is one of the most illustrious landmarks on the planet. These are just some of Bath’s many architectural masterpieces.

There are a great range of museums and galleries to discover in Bath, from the Victoria Art Gallery to the Jane Austen Centre. The Victoria Art Gallery holds quite impressive repute, encompassing the works of great artists dating from the 15th century to the modern age. The Fashion museum contends strongly as the most superb of its type in the world.

Bath Racecourse offers an impressive program of entertainment and equine sporting shows. Proffering magnificent outlooks over Roman Bath, this racecourse will not merely satisfy your desire for racing action. It will, additionally to this, captivate you with its unforgettably striking setting. The self-proclaimed ‘Best in the West’ is the highest racecourse of the country at 780 feet above sea level, affording exquisite panoramic views.

Stonehenge coach tours are also exceptionally widespread. An ample number of package day tours can fulfil the desires of anyone who intends to experience for themselves the astounding natural wonder that is Stonehenge. So, why not combine a Roman Bath tour with a Stonehenge tour, for a genuinely memorable experience?

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