Bath, UK

South-east of Bristol lies Bath, a city built in the 18th century in the Georgian architectural style, it features many great sightseeing opportunities, from the impressive Roman Baths, the Pulteney Bridge and the Bath Abbey in the city centre. There are also accessible hot springs as the city’s name implies. It is also a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site group: the “Great Spas of Europe”.


To unwind, Bath offers a great amount of shops, ranging from independent retailers to high fashion brands, as well as many pubs and restaurants ranging from Michelin-starred gourmet dishes to simple, satisfying street food.


Below, we have listed some places that definitely should be visited when visiting Bath itself.


The Hotel Apex City lies only 5 minutes walk to 3 attractions.


The Venue itself can be reached from the Bristol airport by taxi in 40-50 minutes or 80 minutes using public transport.


We look forward to welcoming you in Hotel Apex City in Bath for the 13th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XIII)



Attractions to see whilst you are in Bath

  1. Bath Abby
  2. Roman Baths
  3. Pulteney Bridge
  4. Sally Lunn’s Historic Eating House
  5. Royal Crescent
  6. Bath Skyline Walk

Travel to the Venue

Venue: APEX City of Bath Hotel

James St W, Bath BA1 2DA, United Kingdom


Bath is easily accessible by rail, road and air with Bristol Airport located just 19 miles from the city and a well-connected Railway station in heart of the city centre. Bath also benefits from being a short drive from both the M4 and M5 and has a well-connected regular bus and coach service.



Bath Spa Railway Station is conveniently located in the heart of the city centre, just a short walk from some of Bath’s attractions, venues, and hotels. The Great Western Railway, serves the city and South West region with regular high-speed services from London Paddington taking just 80 minutes.

Discounted delegate rail fares are available on qualifying GWR routes, including from London Paddington, where a standard, anytime return fare can be booked for just £41.00. Find out more about the discounted delegate rail fares here.

Click here to find out more about GWR’s current safety regulations.



Bristol Airport is the 8th largest UK airport with frequent flights from major hubs such as Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Dublin, enabling hundreds of onward connections to the Americas, Africa and Asia. Business travellers using Bristol Airport can take advantage of car parking close to the terminal, fast track security and a dedicated executive lounge. Bristol Airport is a short 20 minute drive to Bristol city centre and a 40 minute drive to Bath city centre.



Bath is located just ten miles from junction 18 of the M4 motorway, which runs directly from London and Heathrow Airport. There are also excellent motorway links from the north, Devon and Cornwall via the M5 motorway, and Wales is just a short drive west on the M4 motorway.