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

Driving Miss Daisy at The Theatre Royal Bath

Driving Miss Daisy at The Theatre Royal Bath

Theatre Royal Bath

This time of year is a great time to head to Somerset’s spa city to enjoy one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath, along with the city’s rich cultural heritage, while staying at a luxury Bath bed and breakfast. Annually, the spa city of Bath offers visitors a plethora of cultural events and shows throughout the year.

So, if you would like to enjoy one of the great forthcoming autumn shows in Bath, why not get along to the Theatre Royal Bath and see the award-winning production of Driving Miss Daisy during October 30 – November 3? Continue reading

Get into the festive spirit with the Bath Christmas Market

Get into the festive spirit with the Bath Christmas Market

Bath Abbey christmas market

If you are the type of person who enjoys a visit to Somerset’s spa city for a relaxing city break whilst staying in a luxury b and b in Bath, you will be aware that the city has so much to offer in the way of historical attractions, vibrant culture and a fantastic range of niche and specialist shops.

As the festive season draws nearer, you might like to pay a visit to the Bath Christmas market situated in the city’s Abbey Church Yard during November 22 – December 9. During this period, this historic area of the city is transformed by more than 140 traditional wooden trader’s chalets, each offering unique and handmade gifts, Christmas decorations and local produce. Continue reading