Your Weekend in Bath

When you’re thinking of spending a weekend in Bath, you probably have a good idea as to what you would like to do. Perhaps you fancy a trip to the theatre, maybe you would like to dine in one of Bath’s many restaurants, or perhaps you would like to get a taste of Bath’s night life. Whatever you love to do, you can be sure there is something for everyone in this wonderfully historic city.

Before you make any plans to wine and dine on your weekend away, make sure you book a bed and breakfast in Bath in advance as the city can get quite busy. If you book in advance now, you will save any disappointment when you arrive.

Royal Victoria Park

Once you get to Bath, perhaps you would like to stretch your legs after your long journey, if you would, then you’re sure to love a visit to the Royal Victoria Park. This park sprawls an amazing 57 acres, and is home to some fine statues, ducks who love to be fed, a hidden quiet garden and a play area that kids of any age will love.

The Roman Baths Museum

Bath is known through-out the world for its water, and it was the Romans who decided to make good use of it. Explore the museum and see how the Romans bathed in luxury some 2,000 years ago. Learn how they built the baths and made them one of the world’s most intriguing places.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

From world famous high street stores, to those treasure troves down lesser-known alley ways, Bath is home to a vast amount of stores you’re sure to love. If you want to go on a shopping spree, there is no finer place, but make sure you have some money left for your theatre tickets.

Theatre Royal Bath

Here’s a handy tip: book your theatre tickets in advance so you have a seat to watch the show. The Theatre Royal is a very popular theatre that hosts many different shows and concerts through-out the year. Take a look at theatreroyal.org.uk for details and look for shows that are being performed while you’re in town. If you’re coming to Bath with your children, you may be interested to know there is a children’s theatre known as ‘The Egg’, this is part of the Theatre Royal and has performances through-out the year.

Restaurants and Cafes

Because Bath opens its doors to thousands and thousands of visitors every year, you can be sure is a wide range or eateries serving you some delicious food, regardless of the time of day or night. Search out those little tea shops, eat in one of the best restaurants in town and sample some traditional British dishes that taste as good as they look.

As you can see, there is so much to do in Bath, so make sure you book your bed and breakfast in Bath now, so you can start planning your exciting weekend away in historic Bath. 

Easter events in Bath

Easter is one of the most energetic times of year, it’s the time when the weather turns brighter and we can start thinking about taking our first escape of the year. With its easy-to-reach location and selection of friendly family attractions Bath is the home of the city break, and it certainly goes to town on making Easter great fun for visiting families.
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Celebrate more than 300 years of the Georgians

There’s always an event to enjoy or something to celebrate in the lively city of Bath, and 2013 saw it mark more than three centuries since the Georgians made it what it is today. The Georgian period shaped the city into the cultural and impressive city that’s attracted visitors for centuries, and they influenced its architecture, style and society.

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Get ready for some laughs at Bath Comedy Festival

The Bath Comedy Festival returns for the sixth year from 28th March until 6th April, and it’s set to be one of the funniest events in the city’s calendar. If you choose to stay in Bailbrook Lodge you’ll be able to combine all the pleasures of one of their spa breaks in Bath and take in one or two of the festival events at the same time.

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Don’t miss the Bath Literature Festival

The Bath Literature Festival is one of the city’s annual highlights, and this year it’s set to run from 28th February until 9th March. Tickets will be available from 20th January, and if you’ve yet to book your accommodation make sure you arrange your Bed and breakfast in Bath before the crowds!
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Enjoy a Christmas Craft Fair in Bath

There’s a little area of Bath called Widcombe, and it’s especially charming if you visit it at this time of year. Just cross the bridge opposite the railway station and you’ll step back in time, and the Christmas craft fair is just the excuse to explore this lesser-known corner of the city during a stay in a b and b in Bath.
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Celebrate Halloween at the American Museum

Nobody knows how to celebrate Halloween like the Americans, so embrace the spookiest season at Bath’s American Museum with an extra special event. Visit the museum on 31st October and take part in some special activities for the whole family. Children will be able to terrify their parents with the creepiest creations they can make thanks to the spooky crafts sessions, and fancy dress is more than welcome.
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Historic Stone Site

Just a short distance from Bath you will find the amazing and historic site of Avesbury Stone Circle. This is regarded as one of the most important megalithic finds in Europe making Avesbury a firm favourite with visitors and tourists alike. Visit and see for yourself why this site is so popular, you can also go to the museum, manor and gardens which will make your day out extra special.

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