If you have the pleasure of staying in a Bed and Breakfast in Bath over a weekend, you may be looking to fill your time with a few walks around the city. There are always guided tours taking place and they can prove to be very insightful and intriguing.
The Roman Baths Museum is an ideal place to visit if you’re looking to make the most of your time in the beautiful city. Built thousands of years ago, the baths still stand as a testament to the ingenuity and skill of the Romans who ruled this part of the United Kingdom many years ago. Continue reading
If you’re on one of the many spa breaks in bath that are becoming increasingly popular due to their unbelievable level of indulgence, you may be tempted to indulge yourself even further. Bath Chocolate Museum is the perfect place for any chocolate lover and it will have your taste buds tingling.
For just £40 for adults and £25 for children (At the time of writing) you have the opportunity to take one of the ‘Chocolate Initiation Workshops’ and make some sumptuous chocolate from scratch, you’ll even get to take the chocolate back to the b and b in Bath so you can enjoy eating it later. Learn about the art of the chocolatier and be proud of your beautiful creations. Continue reading
The Royal Crescent is of particular interest to many visitors to Bath as it quite unique. The Crescent is made up of 30 buildings that form a crescent or an arch and it was built between 1767 and 1774. John Wood the younger was the architect and he interestingly made the public view of the crescent different from the back. Continue reading
Most people like a little tipple now and then and Bath is certainly full of some great pubs. If you’re staying at a B and B in Bath, you’ll find there are plenty of pubs nearby. Here are 3 of them that are well worth a visit:
Circo Bar and Lounge
The Circo Bar and Lounge is a thoroughly modern yet classy pub that sells a large range of drinks, from beers and lagers to ciders and cocktails. Seating over 270, this cocktail bar can get pretty busy at times but the atmosphere is great and the drinks are reasonably priced.
Hall and Woodhouse
This unique bar is full of style and sophistication, with huge leather sofas and dark wood adorning the walls, the bar offers a classic English feel while serving up a great range of drinks and meals. Found in the centre of Bath in a former auction house, this bar is stunning and well worth a visit.
This remarkable bar that stands out from the rest is full of colour, light and elegance. The cowhides that adorn some of the seats help to make this bar one of a kind. Go and have a look and see what you think.
As you can probably imagine, Bath has a lot of great shops that are a haven for any shopaholic. From local craft shops to big name clothing stores, Bath has it all.
Known as the ‘Central Area’, the centre of Bath is home to many well-known chain stores that can be found through-out the UK but it’s also home to some lovely smaller jewellery and craft shops that make the shopping experience just that little more special.
There is a great range of shops on Orange Grove but if you want to find some family-run stores you should head to Pulteny Bridge where you can get some truly unique gifts for others and yourself of course!
If you’re shopping for art, then you should think about heading to Bridge Street as you’ll find a few galleries there. If you’re worn out after your busy morning, why not head back to your b and b in Bath for a rest before hitting the shops once more?
If you’re more of a market fan then you should head to Guildhall Market which has been around for 800 years. You can buy just about anything here, from haberdashery and food to jewellery and pet products.
If you have had enough of the stunning spa breaks in Bath and find that relaxing has all gotten a bit much in the run up to you know what, why not escape for an hour or two at Bath’s Chapel Arts Centre? Continue reading
It’s that time of year when we’re thinking about where to buy our loved ones the perfect pressie, but don’t forget the January sales are looming on the horizon, and that means we get to reward our festive generosity with a few bargains just for ourselves! Here is a great tip for you while you are enjoying your b and b in Bath break. Continue reading
Taking little ones to the theatre can be a daunting, but The Egg is Bath’s very own theatre especially for children – and its programme is packed for the coming months. Choose from a selection of performances aimed at children and their families throughout the year, and you’ll find some of the cleverest productions you’ve seen in a long time. Continue reading
Bath is extra special to anyone with a passion for history and days gone by, and one of the nicest things about doing your Christmas shopping in the city’s streets is the fact that much has been the same for hundreds of years. The designers may have changed and the shops become more elaborate, but the key buildings, cobbles and traditions are pretty much as they would have been centuries ago. Continue reading
Wander just one mile from Bath and you’ll find yourself in open space and one of the West Country’s most beautiful landscaped gardens. Prior Park Landscape Garden dates back to the 18 century and their valley setting makes them one of the most peaceful spot in Bath. Continue reading