Wake up and Smell the Coffee!

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly roasted coffee beans. Whether you prefer yours as a flat white, black, espresso or sweet and thick Turkish style, most people on a visit to or stay in Bath like to hunt out a good coffee shop to while away some time in. Bath is incredibly lucky

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Focus on Bath – Ghostly Goings On!

Many of us love a good ghost story. Perhaps you too recall from childhood being on a sleep-over, or Scout Camp, and huddled around late at night, not daring to breathe, while someone (whether it was your brother or a friend) spoke in hushed tones of some spooky happenings nearby or within the very house

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Festivals of Bath – Jane Austen Festival 2015

Jane Austen is BIG in Bath. Wherever you go there’s some reference to the writer and if you love the two books she set in the city (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion) then you’ll also be aware of many sights that would have been familiar to Jane, even now. Austen has more connections with the city

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Summer Holidays

“School’s out for Summer!” as Alice Cooper once sang, but one thing Cooper hadn’t thought of was how to keep the kids occupied during those long six weeks. Well, fear not, we’ve come up with a few different ideas for all the family to enjoy on a trip to Bath this summer holidays. Here’s some

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Finding the perfect gift for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is nearly upon us (Sunday, 21st June if you didn’t realise), and we thought we’d help you out and do some of the hard work for you in trying to find a gift for that important man in your life – your dad. Bath isn’t just about the ladies’ shops, there are also

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Focus on Bath – Thermae Bath Spa

You can’t avoid water in Bath. Even its name implies the liquid! The name of the “Avon”, the river that flows through the city, actually means “River”, the station is called “Bath Spa”, the Roman Baths have been designated the 29th most popular UK Visitor Attraction 2015 (according to Visit Britain) and the Romans originally

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Musical May – Bath International Music Festival

Established in 1948, Bath International Music Festival is now in its 67th year and stronger than ever. This year it runs from Friday 15th May to Tuesday 26th May. The popular festival, sees the city come alive with music from nearly 2000 performers over its 12 day run. From classical, jazz, folk and world music,

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Focus on Bath – The Norland Nannies

You may have seen some of the pupils of this College walking to and from the main premises along London Road. Wrapped up in their wool and cashmere brown coats, with their hats perched on their heads, gloves on and laced up brown shoes, they are a distinctive sight in Bath. It’s tempting not to

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Focus on Bath: Amy Laws – Fashion Designer

With the fantastically glamorous festival, Bath in Fashion 2015, starting this coming Saturday, March 21st, for a whole week, we thought we’d take a closer look at one of the many Bath based designers within the city. Bath’s history of being a Spa town, and THE place to go and be seen during the “season”,

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Easter Fun – Hop over to Bath!

It doesn’t feel that long ago that we were gearing up for the February Half Term, but then Easter Sunday does fall early this year, on 4th April. We know you’ll all be looking for fun activities and things to enjoy in Bath over the Half Term period, so we’ve rounded up a good selection

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