Bath Student Guide – An overview

Bath

An overview

What Bath is famous for - the Roman Baths!

The city of Bath is located in the county of Somerset in southwest England. The city has a large student population of over 21,000, making it a popular place for a night out. There are a number of nightclubs scattered around the city centre- Club XL can be found on Walcot Street and is popular with students on Mondays and Thursdays. It is spread over two floors and plays mainstream dance anthems, 80’s, 90’s and R&B. Second Bridge is a favourite with students and boasts two rooms of music, a cocktail bar and VIP area with table service. Second Bridge offers a wide range of cocktails, look out for ‘My Name Is Earl’, a delicious fruity cocktail comprised of gin and lots of fresh berries!

Bath is home to a number of live music venues. Moles can be found on George Street and hosts a wide range of bands and artists. Moles provides a platform for lots of up-and-coming bands, tickets for these events are cheap but often sell out fast, so keep an eye on their website so as not to miss out! Students wishing to sit back and relax while listening to live jazz should check out the White Hart on Widcombe Parade. The venue also serves good food and it is a great choice for a chilled out evening.

Students in Bath should check out the Roman Baths, from where the city takes its name. The Baths were built by the Romans around 2,000 years ago and are fuelled by the only mineral hot springs in England. Visitors are provided with a fascinating insight into life during Roman times. The baths are very popular with tourists, so plan your visit accordingly, avoiding weekends where possible.

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