Unique shops of Bath

It’s the perfect time of year to visit bustling Bath, not least because it has hundreds of unique, independent shops that make Christmas shopping easy. Many combine shopping trips with spa breaks in Bath and enjoy the best of both worlds – and all that shopping’s so much more enjoyable when you know there’s a massage bed with your name on it at the city’s world-famous spa!

With more than 400 independent shops in its compact city centre, Bath attracts those savvy shoppers who like to choose something different, and the stores provide unique clothes, accessories, shoes and all kinds of other goods. You’ll find handmade decorations and gifts, local produce that makes a delicious addition to any Christmas celebration and a whole selection of crafted gifts that can be personalised for an extra special touch.

There’s always a great atmosphere throughout the centre of the city as Christmas shoppers start the hunt for those special finds, and the sound of choirs singing fills the air, the smell of hot food wafts throughout the streets and the lights make the Georgian buildings shine. This is the perfect time of year to treat yourself and make the most of Bath.