Why Choose Bath to live and Train as a GP?

Why Choose Bath?

Bath is a beautiful city with a vibrant cafe culture and, due to its university city status and great tourist appeal, is full of energy. It is a world heritage site with ancient Roman remains and Georgian architecture.

There are the renowned Roman baths and the modern Thermae Bath Spa the only natural thermal springs in the UK you can bathe in.

You’ll never be short of things to do with museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas, music and comedy venues and an international film festival, a renowned music and arts festival.

Food wise there is catering for every taste and pocket from incredible street food to Michelin star dining.

We are perfectly situated close to M4 for London, M5 to the north and south, and only a couple of hours to reach the beaches of the south coast. Bristol and its International airport are just a short journey away.

Bath has all the joys of a big city in the compact size of a town and within 5 minutes drive from the beautiful rolling countryside we are surrounded by.

Events in the Area:

  • The Bath Half Marathon – or BathHalf is one of the most popular city centre road events in the UK, with a two lap course that straddles both s ides of the River Avon
  • The Bath Festival is a celebration of music and literature with a diverse programme of events running throughout May, culminating in Party in the City an evening of music and entertainment
  • The Royal Bath and West Show is a celebration of rural life over three days in May at the showground in Shepton Mallet
  • Pub in the Park bring s together live music with Michelin starred chefs all served up in Royal Victoria Park in Bath every June
  • Take a ride on the Real Ale train or the Santa Special on The Somerset and Dorset Railway at Midsomer Norton
  • Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons tales place every August at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
  • The Keynsham Fake Festival is a tribute based music event in a giant marquee at Keynsham Rugby Club
  • The Bath Children’s Literature Festival (ten days across late September and early October) is Europe’s largest festival of children’s literature
  • The FilmBath Festival runs in November, featuring documentary features, silent films and live Q&As
  • Somerset carnivals combine grand firework displays with street processions, fairgrounds and street food, and run throughout the county
  • The music of Mozart lies at the heart of the annual Bath MozartFest which runs every November at various venues across the city
  • The Bath Christmas Market features around 150 twinkling chalets spread across Bath’s picturesque Georgian streets