Monthly Archives: March 2013

Unwind with one of our Bath spa breaks

The Bath Thermae Spa attracts those in need of pampering and relaxation from all over the UK, and the city’s natural thermal waters have been soothing tired limbs for centuries. The Royal Hotel’s spa breaks in Bath make taking time out easy, as they include two nights in luxurious accommodation, breakfast and a blissful two hours at Britain’s number one spa…now how does that sound?

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Where to fish in Bath

Bath may not be as well known for its fishing as it is for its architecture, but if you know where to loo there are some fantastic days out with the rod to be had. Bath is dotted with some fantastic spots for anglers, it’s just a question of knowing where to head. Brokerswood Country Park is an 80 acre area of parkland, and its lake’s embankment makes a popular spot for roach, perch and carp fishing. Anglers must book in advance, and the prices are £5.50 per adult and £4.50 for seniors and children.

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The Bath Vintage and Antiques Sunday market

Bath has always had a special hold of those of us who love all things elegantly old fashioned, and the Bath Vintage and Antiques Sunday market means enthusiasts of yesteryear can pick up a bargain in style. The undercover market takes place on the last Sunday of every month at Green Park Station, and the chance to whittle away a quiet Sunday morning leafing through once treasured belongings should not be missed.
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Start your visit with the Building Bath Collection

There are some infamous museums and sites in the historic city of Bath, but the hidden gem that is the Building Bath Collection is one of the best places to start as you get to know the area. The Building Bath Collection tells the tale of Bath’s impressive architectural history and the men who made the city we still enjoy today. Found in the beautiful Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel, the collection is open all year round and often hosts unique family events.
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See a different side of Bath at the Ustinov Studio

The last few years have seen Bath’s Ustinov Studio discovered by the rest of the world, and as well as staging more than an amazing 18 premieres, the productions and work created in Bath itself have received rave reviews and thrilled audiences. The studio is perfect for those evenings when you fancy doing something different, and it also presents some of the most recognised faces in stand-up comedy, music and theatre throughout the year.
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Revel in Painted Pomp in Bath

Bath’s Art Museum will be treating its visitors to a little Painted Pomp until 6 May, as a new exhibition on Art and Fashion in the Age of Shakespeare has been unveiled. Follow the fashions that made England remarkable, told by some of the most influential Jacobean portraits in the country. The art dates all the way back to 1613, and better still, it will displayed beside surviving dresses and costumes from the same period.
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