- Go: Take the train from Paddington at around 11am (get anytime return tickets from around £54).
- Sleep: The Harington’s has rave reviews and at £87 per night on weekdays is a good choice – it’s right in the city centre, with nearby cafes and lots of amenities.
- Do: Visiting the Roman Baths is a must, but for a relaxing break head to the Thermae Hot Spa. For £26 for two hours, you can indulge in a hot bath with amazing views of the town. With no advance booking, this is perfect for a last-minute getaway.
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