Take Part in the Cotswold Wardens’ Walk at Dyrham Park

Take Part in the Cotswold Wardens' Walk at Dyrham ParkIf you are travelling to Bath soon for a city break, why not include a little rural walking in your holiday schedule? The Cotswold Voluntary Wardens at Dyrham Park have organised a special walk around the nearby farmland on September 29, which is ideal if you are staying in local Bath bed and breakfast.

The magnificent Dyrham Park lies around7 miles away from Bath and offers a 17th century mansion house with extensive gardens and is set in its own estate covering 272 acres. Continue reading

Experience the Bath Philharmonia in Concert with Summer Classics

Experience the Bath Philharmonia in Concert with SummerFor anyone travelling to Bath who is looking to immerse themselves in the spa city’s culture, why not add the forthcoming performance of the Summer Classics 2012 concert on to your to-do list and experience one of the leading orchestras in the South West: the Bath Philharmonia.

The programme will include Wagner’s Prelude to Act III Lohengrin, Brahms’ Violin Concerto, and Sibelius’ Symphony No.2. The Bath Philharmonia will be joined by the soloist Nicola Benedetti on violin and Jason Thornton will be the conductor for the evening. Continue reading

Rare and Hard to Find Reads at the 2012 Bath Book Festival

Rare and Hard to Find Reads at the 2012 Bath Book Festival

Rare and Hard to Find Reads at the 2012 Bath Book Festival

Anyone heading to the spa city of Bath near the end of September for a city break or a holiday might just like to add the Bath Book Fair to their holiday schedule while staying in a local b and b in Bath and soaking up some of the city’s culture.

The annual Book Fair is being held in Bath’s magnificent Georgian period Assembly Rooms during September 29 – 30 and is organised by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA). The event provides collectors or anyone interested in books generally a great opportunity to browse and buy rare, antiquarian or second-hand books, maps, manuscripts, prints, ephemera, original artwork and modern first editions, all on a wide range of subjects with most tastes being catered for. Continue reading

Enjoy MiniWorld Action Day at Castle Combe near Bath

Enjoy MiniWorld Action Day at Castle Combe near Bath

Enjoy MiniWorld Action Day at Castle Combe near Bath

The Great British Mini is a motoring icon the world over, so what better way to celebrate this great little motor car than with the MiniWorld Action Day at Castle Combe.

This fantastic annual event is celebrating its 20th birthday this year on September 30 and offers visitors and exhibitors the world’s largest Mini trackday event at the Castle Combe race circuit. The MiniWorld Action Day will also have an array of Mini car clubs, trade stands and an autojumble, plus there is sure to be plenty to see on and off the track. Continue reading

The September Vintage and Antiques Market at Green Park Station

September Vintage & Antiques Market at Green Park Station

September Vintage & Antiques Market at Green Park Station

The hugely popular Vintage and Antiques Market returns to Bath’s wonderful Green Park Station venue on September 30. So if you plan to stay at luxury a Bath bed and breakfast during this period, why not head over to this fantastic market for some bargain hunting?

The Green Park Station venue is perfect for this kind of market, as it offers an undercover weatherproof area where visitors can browse over 60 specialist stalls offering an array of vintage items, antiques and collectables. The market features many popular items which usually include ceramics, silverware, clocks, coins, sculpture, works of art, vintage fashion, militaria, books, plus high quality furniture and upholstery items. Continue reading

Torchlit Tours of the Roman Baths ending soon

Torchlit Tours of the Roman Baths ending soon

Torchlit Tours of the Roman Baths ending soon

Anyone staying in a b and b in Bath this August is still in time to catch a spectacular late night viewing of the Roman Baths, but hurry as it is soon ending. Visitors have the chance to see the magnificent baths look even more spectacular than normal and there is plenty to make a great evening out.

A magical atmosphere is created by the lit torches around the Great Bath, and those looking for a more hands-on experience can get stuck into the Tuesday Times Tables session on 28th August from 6-8pm. Visitors can round of the evening with a delicious Continue reading

See Harpeth Rising in Concert at Bath’s American Museum

See Harpeth Rising in Concert at Bath’s American Museum

See Harpeth Rising in Concert at Bath’s American Museum

For anyone heading to Somerset’s top spa location for a relaxing city break or even one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath during early September, why not add a trip to the American Museum of Britain?

oused at the beautiful Claverton Manor, this is the only museum of Americana outside the United States, with an array of wonderful individual exhibitions throughout the year, and also hosts some fantastic American music concerts. Continue reading

Jane Austen Fans enjoy an evening with Mr. Wickham

Jane Austen Festival

Jane Austen Festival

One of the UK’s most celebrated female novelists, Jane Austen is also one of Bath’s most famous former residents, and has her own dedicated annual festival during mid-September.

This year the Jane Austen Festival will be taking place in the spa city of Bath between September 14 – 22 and offers over 60 different individual events dedicated to the world of Ms. Austen, her books and her colourful characters.

The 2012 festival offers some special highlights including an evening with Mr. Wickham, Continue reading

A Culinary Feast at Dyrham Park with the Love Food Festival

A Culinary Feast at Dyrham Park with the Love Food Festival

A Culinary Feast at Dyrham Park with the Love Food Festival

Visitors can enjoy a culinary feast at Bath’s Dyrham Park with the Autumn Love Food Festival on September 30, which offers a great day out for people of all ages.

Dyrham Park is a magnificent 17th century property which is owned by the National Trust. This wonderful house, situated within its own grounds with forests and a deer park, is a great place to visit at any time of the year.

The Love Food Festival event is designed to promote local produce and suppliers whilst highlighting and encouraging children to enjoy the benefits of local foods. Continue reading

Kids Enjoy Bath Festival of Children’s Literature

Kids Enjoy Bath Festival of Children’s Literature

Kids Enjoy Bath Festival of Children’s Literature

If you’re visiting Bath during late September with a family, finding fun ways to entertain or occupy the kids won’t be a challenge with this year’s Bath Festival of Children’s Literature.

The festival is a ten day event taking place during September 28 – October 7 and offers children a wonderful opportunity to enjoy many of their favourite books read by many of the best UK children’s authors and local storytellers. Continue reading