University of Bath

“Good rooms, great campus facilities.” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Bath, Somerset

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Set in 200 acres of landscaped grounds at Claverton Down, the University of Bath campus offers accommodation just five-minutes' drive from the city centre. A regular bus service runs between the campus and city. Bath Spa railway station is a ten-minute drive away. Expect free WiFi, 24-hour security, the opportunity to store luggage and a late check-out option. There's plenty of car parking right next to the accommodation.

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VisitEngland 4 Star Campus Accommodation
University of Bath
University of Bath, Claverton Down, The Avenue, BATH, Somerset, BA2 7AY

Features

Rooms
  • Breakfast
Facilities
  • WiFi
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Parking
  • Bedding included
  • Use of kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils available
Accessibility
  • Accessible for less agile guests
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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