Touring Somerset’s largest city in style

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The vehicle for the evening Skyline Tour was Ayats Bravo City 373, seen at the stop closest to the bus and railway stations. RICHARD SHARMAN

Bath in Somerset is one of the main tourist attractions that many overseas visitors to the UK have on their list of places to visit, alongside the likes of London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Stonehenge. Richard Sharman took two open-top tours in the city to see them from a passenger’s perspective

There is absolutely no doubt that Bath is a beautiful place to visit. Despite it being a major tourist attraction, it has a great calmness about it. Whilst the main areas of the city have no restrictions on cars, it seems that they are not prevalent in the areas tourists gather – possibly because the main car parks are on the outskirts of the city as you enter the central area, or that many visitors tend to use the frequent train and bus services to the city.

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