Christmas Shopping in Bath

Bath has always been a favourite with shoppers, but it attracts Christmas the crowds from all over the country in the run up to the big day.

Not only is the city packed with every kind of shop, independent and quirky, but its Georgian architecture and cheerful atmosphere make it a lovely place to enjoy picking out those perfect gifts. Bath’s centre is home to all of the high street stores we rely on in our festive time of need, as well as hundreds of boutiques for when you want something different but you’re just not quite sure what. Continue reading

Enjoy a theatre trip in Bath

The Theatre Royal is one of Bath’s finest attractions, and it comes into its own during the festive period. This year the newly-refurbished planks will be hosting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from 13 December until 13 January, so don’t miss the chance to go along and join the fun while stay at your chosen bed and breakfast in Bath. Continue reading

Wander Bath’s darker side with Ghost Walks of Bath

With its grand buildings and illuminated shopping streets, Bath may seem a quaint resort with a fascinating history, but take a stroll with Ghost Walks of Bath and you might find it has a sinister history.

Not only does the guided tour take in some of the city’s most beautiful landmarks and famous spots, but it also takes in those areas notorious for slightly darker reasons. Learn the legends, tales and history that make up the darker side of Bath on any Thursday, Friday or Saturday evening, and expect to be just a little bit frightened! Continue reading

Bath Offers Shoppers an Earlybird Christmas Artisan Market

Bath Earlybird Christmas Artisan Market

Christmas Artisan Market

If you happen to have booked a local b and b in Bath for a relaxing break during November, with maybe a little Christmas shopping included, you will be pleased to hear Bath is now featuring a new Christmas market which will showcase local artisans and their wares.

The earlybird Christmas Artisan Market will be held at Bath’s Green Park Station on Sunday November 11. This new market features a whole host of local artisans and producers not only selling their hand crafted products and local produce, but in addition there will be live craft demonstrations from wood carving to hand-thrown clay pot making. Continue reading

Bath used as film location for Les Miserables

Bath used as film location for Les Miserables

Bath used as film location for Les Miserables

Anyone who stayed in a b and b in Bath last weekend may have been able to see the filming of a few scenes from a film that is predicted to be a huge success at the box office this winter.

The city of Bath is well known for its amazing architecture and classic appearance, something that has resulted in many films and television programmes using Bath as a setting or filming location. Last weekend, filming took place at the Grand Parade for the film adaptation of Les Miserables. Continue reading

Bath’s Theatre Royal welcomes The Sound of Music

Bath’s Theatre Royal

Bath’s Theatre Royal welcomes The Sound of Music

Christmas is drawing near and it’s the traditional time of year to go and see a show at a local theatre. Well, if you happen to be heading to Somerset’s spa city for a break or winter holiday, you might like to catch the fantastic performance of The Sound of Music at The Theatre Royal. Continue reading

Enjoy a guided walk along the Cotswold Way, near Bath

Enjoy a guided walk along the Cotswold Way, near Bath

Enjoy a guided walk along the Cotswold Way, near Bath

For anyone looking to enjoy a mix of pastimes on their Bathcity break to-do-list, then why not mix in a little rural exercise into your holiday itinerary with one of the local walks? This coming month sees a wonderful rural National Trust property, DyrhamPark, offering a specially organised country walk, which is perfect if you happen to be staying in a local b and b in Bath. Continue reading

American Christmas Party in the Parlour at Claverton Manor

American Christmas Party in the Parlour at Claverton Manor

American Museum in Bath, at Claverton Manor

Christmas is in the air now and wherever you look many businesses, towns, and cities are preparing for the build up for the forthcoming festive period. If you are heading to Somerset’s spa city over the next couple of months to take advantage of the excellent range of shops in the city or maybe for one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath currently on offer, you might like to add some of the Christmas themed events to your itinerary. Continue reading

Get your Skates on for Bath on Ice at Royal Victoria Park

Magical Winter Ice Rink

Magical Winter Ice Rink

Like most of us, many people are now thinking about Christmas shopping or considering a pre-Christmas city break and booking a stay in a local b and b in Bath during November and December. If you are thinking of visiting Somerset’s historical spa city, you will be ideally placed to enjoy some of the best shopping for Christmas ideas in the West Country, or enjoy one of the many spa breaks in Bath on offer.

The city of Bath is now getting into the flow of the festive season as November not only sees the opening of Bath’s magical winter Ice Rink in time for the festive season. Continue reading

Be Dazzled by the Transient Graffiti Exhibition in Bath

Be Dazzled by the Transient Graffiti Exhibition in Bath

Transient Graffiti Exhibition in Bath

Anyone who is heading to Somerset’s spa city for a stay in a luxury bed and breakfast in Bath whilst enjoying a welcome city break might be in for a bit of a surprise on November 22 – 23 as there will be a unique night time exhibition taking place at some of the city’s most iconic buildings.

The Transient Graffiti Exhibition is a special series of light installations using visual mapping techniques which ensure the light projections align with key features on the chosen buildings. The animations are intended to bring some of the key features to life, adding a touch of abstract flair to this unique night time spectacle. Continue reading