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Things to do in Bath

Five free things to do in Bath

Bath may be a city of grandeur and elegance but you can see many of its landmarks and attractions without spending a penny. The Royal Hotel offer deals on spa breaks in Bath too, so you can feel pampered and indulge without breaking the Christmas budget. As if that’s not handy enough, we’ve even compiled some of our top five ways to see Bath free of charge.


Start at the Royal Crescent, the splendour of this attraction is all about its exterior and you can enjoy spectacular views from this spot too. Next, head to the Circus and enjoy the sight of this 18th series of houses. There’s an ongoing argument throughout Bath over which is more stunning out of the Royal Crescent and The Circle, but we’ll let you decide.

Take some time to rest between sights in Victoria Park. This landscape is a piece of history in itself as it dates back to 1830. For something a little different pop into the Bath Ales Brewery where you can sample the award-winning local produce. There’s a cosy little bar that makes for a lovely place to huddle up and forget the time. If the weather’s kind wander the Kennet and Avon Canal. You’ll find plenty of friendly pubs along the way and gorgeous views to enjoy.

Take a balloon flight over Bath

The World Heritage Site of Bath looks beautiful from any angle, and if you want to experience a unique way to enjoy it why not take to the skies and enjoy a balloon flight high above its historic streets? Virgin Balloon Flights operate regular flights from Bath, and part of the fun is that because the route you take is dependent on the way the wind blows you can never be too sure of what you’re going to see during your flight.
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Shopping with a difference in Bath

Remember the days when Christmas shopping was all part of the fun? When it was a great excuse to wrap up and start the search for all those gifts you’d carefully planned out for your favourite people? Rediscover that magic with a festive shopping session in Bath and enjoy all the sights and sounds of a traditional Christmas market – after all, it’s much more fun than sitting at home and buying your gifts online.
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Breakfast made easy in Bath

We’ve all done it, invited the whole family to stay for the Christmas period and then wondered how on earth we’re going to feed them all…well, if you’re planning a Bath spa break this side of Christmas then help is at hand.  Whilst you may have the main Christmas dinner sorted and ready to impress, have you given any thought to the traditional family breakfast?
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Celebrate your hen party in beautiful Bath

With its famous Georgian buildings and convenient public transport links Bath is the perfect city for a hen party. Celebrate your impending nuptials in the city of romance and tread the footsteps of one of the world’s greatest novelists Jane Austen. She may have been a sworn spinster, but few novelists have penned quite so earnestly about the trials and tribulations of finding love, so what better city to mark an engagement than in the one she once lived in?
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