Scrubbed up ... the city's famous Roman Baths.

Ready for inspection

It's Bath's Year of the Museum and the Georgian city is celebrating its heritage, writes Sophie Campbell.

  • Contains:
Costume drama ... Austen fans in Longbourn gardens.

Willingly lost in Austen

Shaney Hudson finds plenty of Pride and Prejudice memories on this tour but, sadly, no shirtless Mr Darcy.

  • Contains:
Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in the 1995 Sense and Sensibility

Scenes of good sense

Penny McDonald charts key Austen bolt-holes during the bicentennary of the author's first book, Sense and Sensibility.

  • Contains:

Summer at a gentle clip

Riding high past palaces and oak forests, Daniel Scott follows a historic waterway as he cycles from London to Bath.

  • Contains:

Talk about great buns

A historic Bath eatery proves food in a tourist hot spot can be hearty and affordable, writes Kylie Davis.

  • Contains:

Bath: a spiritual hotspot

As a spiritual hotspot since before the Romans, Bath, England, can once again serve up a near-religious experience, thanks to its new spa. The Thermae Bath Spa opened last summer and has proved to be a hit with stressed-out Brits and tourists from all over the world.

  • Contains: