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Things to do in Bath – Jane Austen

What to do in Bath Jane AustenThere are lots of things to do in Bath if you like Jane Austen The Jane Austen waxwork at the Jane Austen Centre If you are visiting the Georgian City of Bath at any time of year there are lots of ways to get involved in the life of Jane Austen Bath’s most famous resident. The Jane Austen Centre in Gay Street is the place to go. Open every day. Here you will find the permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane Austen’s relationship with the city. Staffed by costumed characters, visiting is a great way to get orientated. Photo of the Jane Austen Centre Tearoom courtesy of Katrina Casey Upstairs on the 2nd floor is the Regency Tea Room. Delicious meals, cakes, scones and 16 varieties of loose leaf tea are served by costumed staff. A must do whilst in town. If I wondered what to do in Bath for a treat, this is it. In the summer and school holidays The Jane Austen Centre puts on FREE walking tours. Led by guides in costume this is a fun way to walk around the city finding the places that Jane walked, talked, shopped and loved. Lots of quotes and fun anecdotes. Promenaders in Bath during the Jane Austen Festival Do want to get dressed up in Regency costume and maybe promenade or dance at a ball?  What to do in Bath if this takes your fancy? Attend the Jane Austen Regency Summer Ball in June or take part (more…)