1 Wallow in Thermae Bath Spa's rooftop thermal pool, offering a bird's-eye view of the World Heritage-listed city's stately Georgian architecture.
2 Stay in Jane Austen's Home. The novelist (pictured) and her family lived at 4 Sydney Place from 1801 until 1804. Four self-contained apartments overlook leafy Sydney Gardens.
3 Pose with Mr Bennet outside the Jane Austen Centre in Gay Street - the knowledgeable guides are dressed in Regency-era costumes.
4 When touring the Roman Baths, inspect the Beau Street Hoard – a haul of 17,577 silver Roman coins unearthed from The Gainsborough Bath Spa, a nearby luxury hotel due to open in July.
5 Swap history for hipster eats at Sam's Kitchen in artisan and independent Walcot Street; pick from the chef's daily efforts arranged on the countertop.