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Bath: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour with Blue Badge Tourist Guide

1. Bath: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour with Blue Badge Tourist Guide

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath on this 1.5-hour guided walking tour. Your expert guide will explain the history, architecture, and some of the many stories that have made Bath such a fantastic place to visit. During the tour see the iconic sights of Bath including the Royal Crescent, The Circus, Queen Square, Pulteney Bridge, and Bath Abbey. Wander through the city as your guide brings the history, architecture, and the people of Bath to life through a lively and enjoyable commentary at each of the stops around the city. Ask them lots of questions and maybe even test the edges of their knowledge. Get insider knowledge on the best times to revisit certain sights.

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Bath Self-Guided Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

2. Bath Self-Guided Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

As the story goes, on 12th August 1812, the cream of Georgian society was invited to the city of Bath to attend the grandest social event of the decade; the Prince Regent’s 50th birthday party. As a centerpiece for this lavish party, the Mayor of Bath planned to present a very special birthday gift to the Prince; a priceless golden statue that had recently been uncovered beneath the city’s ancient streets. However on the night of the party, as the city’s Mayor removed the veil, onlookers were stunned to see that the statue had been stolen, and replaced by a humble cabbage! You must follow the route, eliminate suspects, and return to the scene of the crime to get to the bottom of this mystery. On your journey, you will be challenged with a range of cryptic clues including word games, maths puzzles, and hidden objects, as you unravel the mystery and discover the best of Bath's fascinating history.

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Windsor, Roman Baths and Pump Room, Stonehenge

3. Windsor, Roman Baths and Pump Room, Stonehenge

Windsor Castle Fans of the Royal family will be in their element! Steeped in history, visit the home of Queen Elizabeth II and enjoy a through the keyhole experience of the world’s largest and oldest castle. Enjoy the spectacular State Apartments at your leisure and marvel at its lavishly furnished surroundings. Used for State occasions to this day, be a part of where these regal traditions take place whilst admiring world renowned artworks. Visit St. George’s chapel, where the tombs of numerous kings and queens reside, notably Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour. Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House – be amazed by the magnitude and intricate design of the world’s most famous Dolls’ House. Mysterious Stonehenge Wander around the world heritage site and be captivated by the unique rock formation! Situated on Salisbury Plain, 40 ton rocks stand alone since their arrival 5,000 years ago. Abundance of theories surround Stonehenge; from a religious temple to an astronomical clock and even a Bronze Age burial ground! Decide for yourself whilst discovering the history of this mysterious monument. Free Lunch Pack To ensure you make the most of each attraction and don’t waste valuable exploring time, the tour includes a lunch pack, completely free of charge! Save time, money and dodge the inconvenience of finding somewhere to eat. Bath Standing proudly on the slopes of the River Avon, beautiful bath was the first city in England to be designated an UNESCO World Heritage site. The gorgeous 15th century Bath Abbey, the stunning Georgian architecture, the romantic Pulteney Bridge, modeled on Florence's Ponte Vecchio, are all sights to linger on in the memory of your day. Roman Baths Famed for its Roman Baths, Bath houses the best preserved Roman Spa from the ancient world. Miraculously hidden from view until the 1870’s, delve into the history of this magical monument and admire its architectural splendor.  Arrival time back in London is at approximately 07:45 PM.

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From Brighton: Stonehenge and Bath Full-Day Trip

4. From Brighton: Stonehenge and Bath Full-Day Trip

To begin your jam-packed day, visit one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world — a must-see during any visit to England. Spanning back over 5,000 years of history, Stonehenge remains one of the world's great unsolved mysteries. The monument endures as a source of inspiration and fascination and, for many, a place of worship and celebration. An audioguide tour will accompany your walk around the stones. You can also visit the new, world-class visitor center, which is proud home to permanent and temporary exhibitions, plus a spacious shop and cafe. At the stone circle, a sense of context and dignity is returned to the monument.  In the afternoon, set off on a scenic drive to Bath. With over 2,000 years of history and streets lined with elegant, honey-colored Georgian houses, no other city rivals the breathtaking beauty of Bath. You will see the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Assembly Rooms, and the delightful Pulteney Bridge. Learn how the Romans arrived in Bath in the first century, discovered Britain's only existing hot water springs, and built a bathing complex. This complex now stands as Britain's greatest memorial to the Roman era. Toward the end of the tour, take some free time for shopping and to visit the city's many other attractions.

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Bath Private Walking Tour with City Viewpoint

5. Bath Private Walking Tour with City Viewpoint

After being collected from your preferred pick-up point in Bath, drive to a great viewpoint overlooking the city. Continue on by foot to the center of Bath. Walk through the streets of Bath and see the city's famous landmarks such as the Royal Crescent and Pulteney Bridge. Visit the location of the city's hot springs which bubbled-up to feed the ancient Roman Baths and Bath's modern spa. During the tour you will hear stories about the city's history and Bath's interesting characters. This 3-hour tour can be done either in the morning or in the afternoon, giving you time to spend the rest of your stay in Bath relaxing, shopping, or visiting some of its many museums. There is not time to go inside any museums during this tour but your guide will be happy to point these out to you during the tour or escort you to them at the end of the tour.

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Bath: 2 Hour Private City Walking Tour

6. Bath: 2 Hour Private City Walking Tour

Meet your guide, then set off on a two hour adventure through Bath. Explore the bustling city streets and soak up the unique atmosphere of this charming destination. As you explore, admire the diverse array of architecture, which the city is famed for. Highlights of the tour include the River Avon, Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge, Guildhall Markets, Theater Royal, Queen Square, Royal Crescent, Royal Victoria Park, The Circus, and more. Along the way, listen to your guide’s fascinating stories about Bath’s history and culture, as well as the many prominent historical figures who lived here. Your guide can also offer a local’s perspective on the very best bars, restaurants, and museums to visit during your stay.

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Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

7. Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Embark on a self-guided treasure hunt for a fun and unique way to explore Bath. Receive messages to a phone from Captain Bess, a snarky pirate testing out new recruits to join her ship. Travel Captain Bess's carefully designed route through the city. Follow the treasure maps to get to the right place, then try decipher the clue. Search high and low for the answer and see hidden sights usually missed by tourists. Ask for a hint to continue the journey through the city if the clues get too tough.  Start at Bath Abbey and sneak through tiny alleys and grand parades, passing fabulous crescents, elaborate squares and Roman ruins. Learn interesting facts and hear stories along the way about the sights along Bess's route and get a better understanding of the history of Bath. Get ready to explore Bath in a new way through this fun and interactive treasure hunt.

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From Bristol: Stonehenge and Bath Private Day Tour

8. From Bristol: Stonehenge and Bath Private Day Tour

After getting picked up  from your accommodation in Bristol at 8:30 AM you will be driven by private car to Stonehenge. Your private guide will take you around the Stonehenge Visitor Centre to explain about the history of the ancient monument. Walk around the stone circle and see interesting features while your guide explains the stories behind the stones. There will be plenty of opportunities for photos to show family and friends. On route to Bath you will stop to have lunch at a charming village pub. Your local guide will take you to their favourite viewpoint of Bath to give you a great perspective of the city before you explore the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath on foot.  See all of the famous buildings and streets in Bath such as the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, and the city's hot springs which are the only hot springs in the country. You will hear about the interesting stories behind these buildings and some of Bath's famous residents. At the end of the tour you will be driven back to your accommodation in Bristol. You will reach Bristol around 6:00 PM depending on traffic.

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Stonehenge & Bath Private Car Tour

9. Stonehenge & Bath Private Car Tour

Step back in time 5,000 years and visit the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Take a step inside the reconstructed Neolithic houses, furnished with replica axes, pottery and other artefacts, and listen as the tour guide brings the fascinating history of Stonehenge to life. Discover how it was constructed using rudimental tools and stone from quarries hundreds of miles away. In the world-class exhibition centre, you’ll get the chance to come face-to-face with a 5,500-year-old man and over 250 ancient objects. The second stop will be a scenic tour of the historic city of Bath, originally built as a place of well-being and relaxation by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. Home to the country’s only natural thermal hot springs, Bath is a delightful city where the ancient world is intertwined with threads of medieval and more recent Georgian history. This scenic drive of Bath provides an excellent introduction to the major sights of this beautiful city, including Pulteney Bridge, the Assembly Rooms, and the Royal Crescent. Afterwards, visit the famous Roman Baths, home to Britain’s only natural thermal hot springs. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level. There are four main features: the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House, and the museum - holding finds from Roman Bath. The buildings above street level date from the 19th Century.

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From Bristol: Private Half-Day City Tour of Bath

10. From Bristol: Private Half-Day City Tour of Bath

Your guide will collect you from your accommodation in Bristol or a central location in the city and drive you to the beautiful city of Bath.  First you will visit a viewpoint overlooking Bath to give you a great perspective of the city, before exploring the centre of Bath by foot. You will be shown the location of the city's hot springs, the only hot springs in the country.  See Bath's famous buildings such as the Royal Crescent and Pulteney Bridge. Your guide will tell you about the interesting stories behind these and some of Bath's famous residents. At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Bristol.

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What people are saying about Roman Baths

Even wind and torrential rain couldn't dampen Phils enthusiasm or spoil our experience. The right amount of history and humour and a genuinely great tour covering all the main attractions of this beautiful city.

Such an amazing and enthusiastic tour guide. Answered every question I had to ask. Was brilliant to do on our first day in bath to get some of the history!

Great walking tour with Tony today. Lots of info and facts about Bath, highly recommend . Thank you

Tony was absolutely amazing. Thank you for such a fantastic experience. Highly recommended!

Fred, our guide, was excellent, very knowledgable and friendly