There isn’t anything much more exhilarating and exciting than a day out at the races and Bath’s own racecourse is a mere 2 miles north of the beautiful city centre. The racecourse is a great place to experience a day at the races with family or friends and join in with the excitement and fun that goes hand in hand with the popular sport of horse racing. You don’t need to be a gambler or equine fan to have a great day and you’ll love the almost electric atmosphere found there on regular race days.
The city of Bath is a world renowned World Heritage Site, with much to offer to visitors, travellers and tourists. In 1987 Bath was awarded the title of World Heritage Site because it was recognised as a city of global significance, which tells a tale of cultural evolution and is an area of outstanding beauty.
If the weather is playing nicely cycling in and around Bath is a wonderful way to get acquainted with the wide range of sights and sound that this beautiful spa town has to offer. A company named Bath By Cycle have a range of cycles and electric cycles to hire at competitive rates. Cycling gives you the chance to see areas of the city that you may not have already explored and the exercise is good for you!
Taking a walking tour around the spa city of Bath will leave you with a true sense of the heritage and important landmarks in this beautiful city, you will see many grand Georgian buildings and learn about Bath’s famous residents past and present. Walking tours of Bath are available for groups, schools, families and individuals and cover many of the popular sights with a well informed and friendly guide.
The Theatre Royal in Bath plays host for many interesting events and has a theatre specially designed for children (and their parents) to explore the world of theatre productions, learn and have fun. The Egg as its known is a great place for a family day out that will entertain both adults and children and leave them wanting more.
Congratulations – you’re getting married, and what better place to spend your stag night or adventure than the fantastic city of Bath? Full of history and Georgian architecture the spa city of Bath also has much to offer for those all important stag nights and weekends away. Try something new such as hovercrafting and clay shooting or join in with the Somerset Challenge for an unusual and unforgettable stag adventure.
If you are looking for something a little different and want to experience a side of Bath many people do not see then exploring from a narrow boat is the ideal day trip for you and your family. Comfort, relaxation and great memories are what this trip can offer, plus you can see the astounding beauty of the scenery in Bath and surrounding areas easily from a narrow boat on the canal.
Bath is full of heritage, scenery and architecture but if you would like to get away from the city for a day you can always find serenity and peace on the golf course. Pick up your putter and head on over to The Park Hotel for a day on the green suitable for experienced players, novices and beginners. The Park has 2 golf courses, each presenting different challenges and terrains.
Close to the city of Bath you will find an amazing farm, full of gorgeous scents and the most brilliant views across fields of lavender that you will ever see, so don’t forget that camera. Lavender Land is a family run working farm that offers tours, plenty to do and see for adults and children plus the chance to buy lavender and other aromatic produce direct from their shop.
For outdoor activity lovers the Colliers Way is an ideal place to take some exercise, see the sights and relax with family and friends. The Colliers Way is a new, purpose built and high quality path that runs for a total of 23 miles from Frome to Dundas Aquaduct offering some of the best scenery in the Bath area.