Live the sense and sensibilities of Jane Austen’s Bath

Bath, Somerset

Explore the City of Bath that inspired one of England’s most famous writers, and step into a Georgian world.

Find out about Jane Austen, her writing and the city that inspired two of her most famous novels: Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

Visit the Jane Austen Centre and see a new waxwork which creates a lifelike portrayal of what Jane Austen would have looked like; explore what life was like in Regency times; and take a break in the Regency Tea Rooms while enjoying a delicious cake or savoury snack.  

Fans of the famous author will also love the city’s annual Jane Austen Festival with a packed calendar of events, including the spectacular Grand Regency Costumed Promenade in which over 500 people take part. 

If you’d like to explore the locations that Austen used in her novels, download a free audio walking tour from VisitBath - 'In the Footsteps of Jane Austen'. The tour comes with an accompanying route map and takes you around the highlights of the city.

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