Activities and Leisure Pursuits.
If it is leisure and sport you are after, we are blessed with facilities on our doorstep.
We can arrange golf times at reduced rates with a choice of at least three courses nearby. Horse racing meetings are at both Bath and Cheltenham . Nearby, there is the Bath Rugby Club and there are tennis courts for hire nearby. Fishing licences are available on the River Avon. For something different, why not try an exhilarating hot-air balloon ride from which to survey the wonderful architecture of Bath from above or stroll along the Kennet and Avon Canal with boats and punts available for hire. Enjoy the arts, at the Theatre Royal in Bath or the Bristol Hippodrome for the latest shows from London.
Enjoy 'Historic Bath' with a visit to the world famous Roman Baths and Pump Room and/or the fascinating Museum of Costumes - just two of Bath's many, many attractions. See our promotions page for special offer.
Here are some further ideas for you to consider
Wellow Trekking Centre – fun activities for all the Family
Wellow Trekking Centre specialises in creating action packed days for those of all ages
Adults can enjoy the experience of field or target archery. If that’s not your thing then you can always try your hand at clay pigeon shooting and perfect your aim.
Archery may be combined with either clay pigeon shooting or horse riding
Children can spend the day at Frank’s Farm and visit all the working animals and pets on the farm.
Wellow Trekking Centre is also located on the Colliers Way cycle route and to help you experience the route bikes are available for hire at a nominal fee.
For more information on all the activities at Wellow Trekking Centre click here.
Bailey Balloons offer hot air balloon flights from Bath and Bristol. Bailey Balloons is run by Jo and Clive Bailey who are both passionate balloonists and pride themselves on their friendly personal approach, and excellent customer service.
A wealth of experience, an unblemished safety record and a clear passion for ballooning has earned Bailey Balloons a fantastic reputation in the Ballooning World. Clive is also the weather advisor for the Western Region Balloon Club and the Flight Director at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta where he is responsible for the launch of over 150 balloons! Jo Bailey carried out the spectacular stunt for the New Land Rover advertising campaign.
With a fleet of different size balloons that fly regularly, they have versatility and are able to tailor make each experience and accommodate any number of guests.
For more information click here
Develop your cooking skills
Whilst enjoying a few days holiday in Bath you can attend a cookery school to help develop your cooking skills. The Vegetarian Cookery School has courses not only in vegetarian cooking but also other dishes including in the Spring making chocolate. The Cookery School is based in the centre of Bath, near to Demuths Restaurant in a wonderful Georgian building, with a super purpose built kitchen, light and airy and the best views of Bath Abbey. The cookery school is run by Rachel Demuth, the owner of the award winning Demuths Restaurant. Since 2001 she has been running an exciting and varied selection of courses for mixed abilities from complete beginner to accomplished cook. Cookery School Vouchers make great presents for foodie friends and family.
For further details you can visit their website click here.
You can develop your knowledge of wine at the same time as tasting some interesting wines or whisky at the Tasting Room in Bath, who are happy to organise tastings for small groups.
Please see details on their website click here.