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Things to do in Bath

Anywhere designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has got to be worth a visit, and Bath won't disappoint

Are you looking for things to do in Bath? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.

Known for...   Roman Baths and Royal Crescent



 

  Attractions

The Roman Baths

One of the world's finest thermal spas.
Stall Street
Bath
BA1 1LZ

Recommended by Maura, Milan
“Fascinating to see how the Romans lived when they were here in England, hot water springs under Bath gave them a bit of luxury in this cold land !”

 

The Museum Of Bath At Work

A celebration of Bath's Industrial heritage.
Camden Walks
Julian Road
BA1 2RH

01225318348

 

Bath Aqua Theatre Of Glass

An exciting, creative visitor attraction located in the heart of the city's artisan quarter.
105-107 Walcot Street
Bath
BA1 5BW

01225428146

 

The Royal Crescent

The Royal Crescent was built between 1767 and 1775 to the design of John Wood the Younger, forming a semi-ellipse of listed houses.
Bath
BA1 2LR

Recommended by Kevin Watts, Bristol
“Stunning views across the sweeping lines of the 30 Georgian town houses that make up this magnificent crescent”

 

Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument

English Heritage - Erected to commemorate the heroism of a Royalist commander and his Cornish pikemen at the Battle of Lansdown.
Lansdown Hill
near Bath
BA1 9DD

 

Thermae Bath Spa

Britain' s only natural thermal spa. Relax in the stunning open-air rooftop pool by day… or by night….
The Hetling Pump Room
Hot Bath Street
Bath
BA1 1SJ

Recommended by Sharon Evans, Radstock
“Well worth a visit next time you're in Bath, you'll come out feeling like a new person”

 

Bath Assembly Rooms

National Trust - Elegant public rooms at the heart of fashionable 18th-century Bath life.
Bennett Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 2QH

 

CitySightseeing Bath Hop On Hop Off

Relax and enjoy a guided tour of Bath upon an open-top bus - great for all the family.
Bath Abbey
Bath
BA1 1LT

 

Bath Abbey FREE

Come and experience the special atmosphere and rich history of this holy and uplifting place.
Bath Abbey Office
12 Kingston Buildings
Bath
BA1 1LT

01225422462

 

Hamburger Hill Paintball

Paintballing, Adult Quad Biking, Kids Quad Biking and Outdoor Laser Combat Games.
Hunstrete
BS39 4NT

 

Dundas Aqueduct FREE

Impressive aqueduct carrying the Kennet and Avon Canal over the River Avon and the Wessex Main Line railway.
Brassknocker Basin
Monkton Combe
Bath
BA2 7JD

 

Stoney Littleton Long Barrow

English Heritage - One of the finest accessible examples of a Neolithic chambered tomb, with its multiple burial chambers.
Wellow
Somerset
BA2 8QJ

 

Claverton Pumping Station

Claverton Pumping Station is a rare surviving example of technology using the power of the River Avon to lift water up 48ft.
Ferry Lane
Claverton
Bath
BA2 7BH

 

Prior Park Landscape Garden

National Trust - Beautiful and intimate 18th-century landscape garden.
Somerset
BA2 5AH

 
 

  Museums

Holburne Museum Of Art FREE

The heart of the present day Collection was formed by Sir Thomas William Holburne (1793-1874).
Great Pulteney Street
Bath
BA2 4DB

Recommended by Xavier Lecroix, Paris
“Une très belle galerie d'art, nous avons vraiment apprécié notre visite à Bath et c'était un havre de paix au milieu de la ville”

 

Herschel Museum Of Astronomy

19 New King Street is the Astronomers’ House, the site where William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus in March 1781.
19 New King Street
Bath
BA1 2BL

Recommended by Jon Adams, Coventry

 

Museum Of East Asian Art

Museum dedicated to East Asian Art.
12 Bennett Street
Bath
BA1 2QJ

 

Fashion Museum

A world class collection of contemporary and historical dresses.
Assembly Rooms
Bennett Street
BA1 2QH

01225477789

 

The Holburne Museum

Popular art gallery with an eclectic mix of work.
Great Pulteney Street
Bath
BA2 4DB

01225388588

 

American Museum

A celebration of all things American.
Claverton Manor
Bath
BA2 7BD

01225460503

 
 

  Parks

Royal Victoria Park

Royal Victoria Park was laid out in 1829 becoming one of the earliest public parks in the country.
Marlborough Lane
Bath
BA1 2NQ

Recommended by Phil Jones, Bath
“Great park, skate-boarders paradise, and something for everyone to enjoy”

 

Bath Skyline Walk FREE

National Trust - Downloadable guided walking tour of Bath.
Bennett Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 1SJ

 

Ashcombe Wood FREE

The wood lies approximately 3 miles north of Bath at the southern edge of the Cotswolds AONB and occupies a prominent position.
Bath and North East Somerset
BA1 8AD

 

Charmy Down FREE

Charmy Down is the site of a former Royal Air Force base on top of a hill plateau to the north of Bath.
Bath
BA1 8AD

Recommended by Poppy & Max, Chippenham
“Great for long walks across the old airfield”

 

Brown's Folly FREE

19th century tower built at the top of the Bathford stone quarry escarpment, now home to a wildlife reserve and horseshoe bats.
Prospect Place
Farleigh Rise
Bathford
BA15 2QP

Recommended by Keith, Wiltshire
“Stunning views across the west side of Bath and Claverton Down”

 

Claverton Weir FREE

100m long weir in a wonderful valley off the Avon with long deep water stretches and shallow paddling areas above.
Ferry Lane
Claverton
Bath
BA2 7BH

 

Little Solsbury Hill FREE

National Trust - A gentle climb to the flat summit of Little Solsbury Hill for stunning views over Bath.
Between Batheaston and Upper Swainswick
BA1 7NB

Recommended by Keith, Wiltshire
“Inspiration for Peter Gabriel's first solo single, with great views across the city of Bath”

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Bath

Multi-screen cinema.
Kingsmead Complex
James St West
BA1 2BX

03330144501

 

Little Theatre Cinema

Independent cinema.
St Michaels Place
Bath
BA1 1SF

08719025735

 
 

  Theatre

The Rondo Theatre

Intimate 105 seat venue.
St Saviours Road
Bath
BA1 6RT

01225463362

 

Theatre Royal Bath

One of Britain's oldest and most beautiful theatres.
Sawclose
Bath
BA1 1ET

01225448844

 
 

  Live Music

Moles

Intimate and much loved live music venue.
14 George Street
Bath
BA1 2EN

01225404445

 
 

  Golf

Bath Golf Club

Bath Golf Club is one of England's oldest and finest inland courses and considered the premier golf club in Bath.
Sham Castle
North Road
Bath
Somerset
BA2 6JG

 

The Gloucestershire Golf Club

Golf Club.
Tracey Park Estate, Bath Road
Wick
Bristol
BS30 5RN

 

Lansdown Golf Club

Lansdown Golf Club is situated three miles from the beautiful Georgian City of Bath.
Lansdown
Bath
Somerset
BA1 9BT

 

Entry Hill Golf Club

Golf Club.
Entry Hill
Bath
Somerset
BA2 5NA

 
 

  Leisure centres

Bath Sports And Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre and many other activities available.
North Parade Road
Bath
BA2 4ET

01225486905

 
 

  Walks

Good Walks In And Around Bath FREE

Bath walks to download and print FREE.
Bath
BA1 1SJ

 

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