The Best Ways to Relax in the City of Bath

If you’re coming to Bath on holiday so you can get away from it all, chances are you’ll want to enjoy a bit of relaxation. The great news is you can find plenty of relaxing past times in this beautiful city, you just have to know where to find them. We have pulled together some of the best ways for you to relax while you’re in the area so your time here is an enjoyable and unforgettable one.

Narrowboat Experience

Bath Narrowboats Canal Experience Centre is the ideal destination for your day of relaxation. Take a trip along the beautiful canal in one of the many beautiful boats available. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never had the experience of sailing a narrowboat as full instructions will be given. You may want to take advantage of hiring a boat that comes with a crew, but you should be aware these tours cost a little more.

Sailing along the canal is a wonderful experience that is sure to relax and entertain you. Simply set off from your b and b in Bath in good time and make your way to Sydney Wharf where you will find the Bath Narrowboats Canal Experience Centre.

The Pig and Fiddle

If you wish to relax with a pint or glass of wine in your hand, then you may find the Pig and Fiddle at 2 Saracen Street the ideal place for you to do just that. This friendly and charming pub has a large range of ales and ciders available if you fancy tasting a few. The food is made to a high standard and meals are served until 7:30pm. Relax, have a pint and enjoy a traditional pub atmosphere.

Royal Victoria Park

Spanning 57 acres and named after Princess Victoria the park is one of Bath’s most tranquil areas. If you come to the area at the height of summer you’ll find it does get busy, but even with the hustle and bustle the park can still offer you relaxation. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a picnic or you simply want to feed the ducks you’ll have ample opportunity to do just that. Take a stroll and admire the statues, the bird aviary and the wonderful plants you’ll come across on your walk. Sit on a bench and watch the world go by as you enjoy all that Royal Victoria Park has to offer.


Victoria Art Gallery

With an impressive 117,000 visitors to the art gallery a year, you can be sure that you’ll love everything it has to offer. The wide range of exhibitions and collections will appeal to all and you’ll find there really is something for everyone here.

If you do not wish to pay to visit the gallery you will be limited to seeing the permanent collection only. If you wish to have a look at the temporary exhibitions ticket prices start from £2 (Price is correct at the time of writing). Come and browse at the remarkable collection and relax as you walk around the gallery enjoy viewing old and modern masterpieces alike.


By oldadmin on April 22, 2014
Categories: Things to do in Bath