The site is about two miles outside of the City Centre close to the village area of Bear Flat, to the south of central Bath. This area has a post-office, delicatessen, butchers, chemist, restaurants and bar. Bath is one of England’s finest cities with two leading Universities, a rich cultural history, stunning architecture and an excellent shopping centre with many varied and independent shops. The City Centre is also home to the Theatre Royal Bath and the world famous Roman Baths. The Jane Austen Centre is another tourist attraction and the City enjoys an all year round thriving tourist industry. The 57 acre Royal Victoria Park is just one of several parks in the City.