Tag Archives: Things to do in Bath

Explore The Jane Austen Centre

The famous writer, Jane Austen lived in Bath between 1801 and 1806 and said that he city played a large part in her life and works. The Jane Austen Centre features many important facts and information about Jane, her writing, the Regency period and more. Jane Austin was one of Bath’s most famous residents and her works are still in print across the world today. Go along to the Centre and learn more about this lady, her writing, the time she lived in Bath and how the centre can help keep her memories alive.

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West Country Walking

The beautiful spa city of Bath lies in rolling countryside just ripe for exploring, so put on your walking gear and enjoy a day of scenery and wildlife near this famous World Heritage City. Whether you enjoy a leisurely stroll or are looking for a more active across country hike you will find walking routes for every level of experience and age in the Bath area.

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Rain Won’t Stop Play in Bath

A visit to the spa city of Bath during spring and summer is a great idea, even when it rains there is still much to do and find to keep you occupied and amused. Bath is well known as a World Heritage Site so if you’re a fan of history there are many museums that will show you the story of the city and its previous inhabitants.

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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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Get to know Bath with a guided tour

Bath may be a city of many things to see and offer a rich history to learn about but fear not, there is a wide selection of tours to help make sure you don’t miss a thing during your visit. There are open bus tours available to help visitors get an uninterrupted view of the golden architecture that’s made the area famous, and they’ll take you right to the Royal Crescent and The Circus. You will soon understand just why The Circus was inspired by Rome’s Colosseum and in no time you’ll be able to picture the ladies that once ambled along The Cresent in their finery.
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Get cycling at Bath’s Brassknocker Basin this spring

So we all know how much there is to see and do in the centre of Bath, but there are some fantastic days out for those of you who fancy venturing a little further afield too. The Canal Visitor Centre is found at the delightfully named Brassknocker Basin just five miles from the city centre, and you can hire boats or bikes there and get on with a day of activity.
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