Jane Austen was a writer of romance novels portraying the lives of the late-18th century English gentry. One of her most popular books is Pride and Prejudice. The story is about Elizabeth Bennet and her four sisters pursuing a better life by courting two eligible bachelors. While Jane Austen lived in Bath, she featured the town in two of her novels: Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. You will learn a lot more about the author while visiting the Jane Austen Centre on Gay Street. Enjoy the tour of this lovely Georgian townhouse. Then, sit at the Regency Tea Room while women in period costumes serve you cakes.