Bath is a beautiful city that has been designated a UNESCO world heritage site. It is an independent, creative, unique, and stylish city, located 12 miles to the North East of Shortwood Barn. Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original Roman Baths, making it the ultimate spa break destination for thousands of years.

Bus and walking tours are available, and allow you to experience the exquisite Georgian architecture, and a wide range of independent shops. Other attractions include: 

  • Theatre Royal
  • Victoria Park 
  • Royal Crescent 
  • Southgate shopping centre 
  • Komedia 
  • Christmas market
  • Hot air ballooning


Bristol is 12 miles North of Shortwood Barn, and has a rich history cited around the harbour side area. It remains a city of innovation and is famous for Isambard Kingdom Brunel's suspension bridge and SS Great Britain. 

It is a vibrant student city and has a diverse culture, reflected in cuisine and events. These include:

  • Bristol Hippodrome
  • Colston Hall
  • Tobacco Factory
  • Cabot Circus Shopping
  • O2 academy 
  • A variety of festivals during Summer months - Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Love Saves the Day, Dot to Dot, Bristol Habour Fest, Bristol Literature Festival (to name a few).
  • Hot Air Ballooning
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