Staying in the city of Bath and visiting the sights does not have to cost a fortune – if you are looking for budget ideas and things to do without breaking the bank, we have compiled a list especially for you. Read on to see our Bath on a budget tips.
Attention all budding musicians and music lovers everywhere – Why not come along, join in and enjoy the Bath Guitar Festival this year? From the 19th to 25th July the city of Bath will be home to a fantastic festival of music and talent. In venues across the city there will be a wide variety of performances, workshops and activities for you to have fun with.
Flickering torches, steaming water and a special atmosphere is waiting for you at The Roman Baths this summer. A trip to one of Bath’s most famous sites is unique by torchlight and sure to be a hit with visitors to the area. During July and August The Roman Baths are open every evening for this special torchlight tour.
If you are a lover of the great outdoors and fancy taking a walk with a difference, then the National Trust run a free of charge guided walk from the Tourist Information Office in Bath centre taking in many sights and ending up with the most fantastic view of Bath skyline that you will ever see. From city sights to countryside beauty, this walk has it all.
Almost in the city centre and a great day out for all ages you will discover Bath City Farm. Go along and meet the resident animals, learn about their lives and immerse yourself for a fun day down on the farm. The Farm opened in the 90’s and is run by a friendly bunch of people who care about the animals and dedicate their time to bringing local people and visitors together on this 37 acre piece of land.
For 900 years the site on which the church of St Michael has been a place of worship and spiritual hub to the people of Bath. With a long history and many changes over the years the church of St Michael and St Paul is now beautifully refurbished and open to the public daily. The beauty and workmanship of this church is truly outstanding, whilst the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming.
On 3 separate dates in June and July Bath Racecourse are holding summer party race nights that will bring you the best of flat racing in a fantastic and friendly atmosphere. 26th June, 2nd July and 11th July are the dates for these fun race nights which promise to be thrilling for all who attend. What better way is there to spend an evening in Bath than at this great racecourse which sits overlooking the city?
This summer there is a fantastic Forest Live concert and famous musician Paul Weller is just one of the great artists that are playing at Westonbirt Arboretum. Throughout June and July there is a mix of musical talent playing at 7 different forest locations for you to enjoy. Since 2001 Forest Live has been the place for many great singers and artists including a whole host of well-known names from almost every genre.
Held at Ston Easton Park in Bath, the Ballet in the Park weekend promises to be eventful, fun and moving as dancers from the Covent Garden Dance Company perform their hearts out in the magnificent gardens of Ston Easton Park. On the 19th and 20th of July you can watch ballet and enjoy fine dining in this lovely setting.
Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with West Country musicians The Wurzels at Bath racecourse for the annual Cider Festival. A mixture of sport, music and traditional ciders awaits you on Friday 2nd August. Join flat race fans for a 5.30pm start and bring your friends too. Flat racing is a popular and thrilling sport with fast horses and plenty of excitement, combine that with a range of local and national ciders and a performance from The Wurzels after the last race and you have a night not to be missed.