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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: City Walking Tour with Optional Roman Baths Entry

2. Bath: City Walking Tour with Optional Roman Baths Entry

Begin your tour in the morning or afternoon at Bath Abbey in the city center. See the very best of Bath, both past and present. Meet your guide and kick-off by visiting a selection of highlights including Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey. Proceed to the Roman Baths, and follow your guide to see the fascinating items and legacies left in Bath by the Romans during their occupation of the area. Witness the miraculous phenomenon of Bath's hot geothermal springs. Then, take in the enchanting Georgian architecture of this unique city. From the magnificent Royal Crescent to the mysterious Circus, see the best of the pomp and luxury of the 18th-century. Walk from the central Pump Rooms to the lavish Upper Assembly Rooms and finally arrive at the sumptuous Royal Crescent and the mysterious Circus. Bath offers a stunning variety of breathtaking architectural gems. The tour has been specially devised to show you the very best of Bath. Your guides are fun, engaging local professionals who will make the city’s history truly accessible for visitors of all ages.

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From London: Stonehenge & Bath Full-Day Trip

3. From London: Stonehenge & Bath Full-Day Trip

Enjoy a full-day tour of 2 of the West Country of England’s most famous attractions on a coach trip from London to the standing stone circle of Stonehenge and the Roman and Georgian city of Bath. Following your transfer from central London, start by exploring the mysteries of Stonehenge, the world’s most famous prehistoric monument. Dating back some 5,000 years, the stone circle is located on Salisbury Plain, and has been home to pagan religions and spiritual worship for centuries. Try to unlock some of its secrets at the new Visitor Center. Then, continue to Bath in time for lunch at leisure. There’s an incredible selection of restaurants in the city, including traditional pubs for a classic pub lunch, quaint tea houses, and cool sandwich shops for a quick snack. Enjoy ample free time to wander the delightful crescents and terraces of the city to see fine examples of Georgian architecture. If you prefer, visit the Roman Baths, built around 2,000 years ago (entrance ticket at own expense). Marvel at the grand Bath Abbey, or go to the romantic Pulteney Bridge across the River Avon. Learn why Bath was so loved by Jane Austen at the Jane Austen Centre, and visit the elegant 18th-century Assembly Rooms. There will be plenty of time to shop, or to enjoy afternoon tea in the Pump Rooms, where the quintessential English experience is accompanied by live classical music.

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Bath: 2-Hour Bridgerton Experience Walking Tour

4. Bath: 2-Hour Bridgerton Experience Walking Tour

Explore the locations, scenes and the story of the Netflix adaption of Julia Quinn's bestselling novel 'Bridgerton' with a Blue Badge certified guide. Visit the series' major locations and get a further insight into the society and life of the aristocracy in the early 1800s. Find yourself digging deep into your Bridgerton knowledge in an attempt to link the real-life locations to the scenes and events of the show. Feel free to ask your guide any questions you may have about the series or locations visited. The itinerary includes the exteriors of the homes of the overly ambitious Featheringtons and the cunning but likable Lady Danbury, the Modiste dressmakers, the quaint Gunter's Tea Shop, and of course the world-famous Royal Crescent for the perfect photo opportunity. During your tour, learn about the history of the featured buildings and locations and learn just how accurate Bridgerton's portrayal of life in Regency England really was. Watch behind-the-scenes snippets from filming and spot the locations of other well-known films and TV shows shot in Bath. Start your tour in the Abbey Churchyard and end at the Holburne Museum, also known as Lady Danbury's house. After all that walking, relax with a cup of tea or coffee and a cake in the café and explore the museum or discover Sydney Gardens.

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London: Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Bath and Lacock Day Tour

5. London: Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Bath and Lacock Day Tour

Depart London for a full-day tour to some of the most historic attractions in the West of England, stopping at Windsor Castle, home to the English royals for more than 900 years. Perched high above the River Thames, the castle reveals royal stories from the days of William the Conqueror to the current Queen, making it the largest continuously occupied castle in the world. You will be among the first to marvel at the splendor of St. Georges Chapel, as well as the sumptuous State Apartments. Continue to Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain and learn the mysteries of the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Its origins date back nearly 5,000 years, but it still confounds historians and archaeologists to this day. Try to unlock some of its secrets for yourself at the new state-of-the-art Visitor Centre. Next, stop for a traditional pub lunch in the picturesque National Trust village of Lacock. Walk down cobbled streets lined with ancient cottages to see why it is often chosen for film shoots, including “Harry Potter.” Your lunch will be served in a 14th-century pub at the end of a short walking tour. The final stop of the day is the historic city of Bath, full of Georgian architecture in delightful crescents and terraces. Take a panoramic city tour, with free time to visit Bath Abbey and the romantic Pulteney Bridge over the River Avon, and to enjoy afternoon tea in the historic Pump Rooms, while being serenaded by a string quartet.

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Bath: 90-Minute Private Ghost Walking Tour

6. Bath: 90-Minute Private Ghost Walking Tour

Enjoy a scary and fun evening out in Bath with this guided walking tour. Whether you are a local or just visiting, you will learn more about the city and its gruesome history along the way. Take a leisurely nighttime stroll through the haunted streets of Bath. Listen to eerie stories of murder, mystery, mayhem, terrors, hauntings, and ghosts. Travel back in time through Bath's dark past, stretching back to its foundation long before the Romans came. Discover the secret history of the picturesque Circuses, crescents, streets, and Squares. The guided tour takes in many parts of the city and includes tales of the execution areas, haunted pubs, the old hospital, theatre, and, of course, the dueling ground where so many met a grisly end. After the tour, enjoy a drink in one of Bath's lovely, and possibly, haunted pubs.

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

7. 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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From London: Stonehenge, Bath & West Country Day Trip

8. From London: Stonehenge, Bath & West Country Day Trip

Enjoy a full-day (11-hour) tour that takes you west of London to the Georgian city of Bath and the prehistoric stone circle at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. En route to Stonehenge, your guide will tell you about the mysteries surrounding the prehistoric site, built in the Neolithic period by Stone Age farmers. When you arrive, you’ll head to the new visitor’s center to enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities. Travel by shuttle bus to the stones to experience the mystical atmosphere firsthand. You’ll have approximately 90 minutes at Stonehenge, leaving plenty of time for refreshments before you depart for Bath. The drive takes you through some of England’s most beautiful countryside on the way to Bath, passing the traditional villages and lush countryside of Wiltshire and Somerset and Avon. When you arrive in Bath, you’ll see the Roman Baths, once the most famous hot springs in Europe. Discover the handsome Georgian architecture of the city on a short driving tour, including the famous Royal Crescent. Your guide will recommend the best places to see, shop, and eat during the free time you have to explore the city. You’ll be back in London by around 6:30 PM and you will be able to reach all parts of London easily by London Underground.

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From Oxford: Stonehenge and Bath Small-Group Tour

9. From Oxford: Stonehenge and Bath Small-Group Tour

Bath has been described as the Monte Carlo and the Las Vegas of Georgian England, and this tour gives you a comfortable morning to explore the city. Everything about the town’s imposing Palladian-style architecture was designed to make a striking visual impact – something that it still achieves today, hundreds of years after its construction. This UNESCO World Heritage Site never fails to wow visitors from around the world. Explore the best of the city, starting with Pulteney Bridge, the Circus, the imposing Royal Crescent and a wander inside Bath Abbey with its huge vaulted ceiling. Your knowledgeable guide will also point out the Celtic links between Bath and Stonehenge, so you leave not only with some fantastic photos but with a real understanding of the town and its landscape.   Perhaps no other site in England can compete with the beauty and mystery of Stonehenge. Hear the theories and draw your own conclusions: could Stonehenge be a site of astronomical importance? A pre-Roman temple? An alien launching pad? What is certain is that the archaeological and engineering importance of this breathtaking site is second to none. During your visit you will have access to the multi-million-pound Visitor Information Centre, where you can see the most cutting-edge modern science and research on this ancient landmark.  This tour includes optional collection from central Oxford hotels or Oxford Train Station included, along with central and Oxford train station return.

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Small Group Stonehenge and Bath Tour with Secret Site

10. Small Group Stonehenge and Bath Tour with Secret Site

Enjoy an intimate small group full-day tour of the West of England, departing London for a scenic drive to the famous stone circle of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. Drive a route less traveled for some off-the-beaten-path views of London, making a quick comfort stop as you travel through the scenic countryside of Southern England. Your driver/guide will provide a commentary as you head to the world's most famous prehistoric site, providing some background history so that you know something of what you will see once you arrive. Visit the new Stonehenge Visitor Center to enhance your knowledge of the mysterious site and trigger your imagination. Then, make your way through the rural green of Wiltshire, passing some wonderful old villages en route to the City of Bath. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off in the city center and provided with maps to explore at leisure. Find a café to savor a delicious Cornish Pasty or Sally Lunn bun, or try some of the legendary local cider. Go to the beautifully preserved Roman Baths, or marvel at Bath Abbey, one of the finest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West of England. See the romantic Pulteney Bridge over the River Avon, one of only 4 bridges in the world with shops across its full span on both sides. There is an optional walking tour of the city center if you would like a guided tour, with plenty of time to explore on your own as well. Before leaving, drive to some of the highlights outside the city center, including the Georgian houses of Royal Crescent, one of Jane Austen's favorite homes, and sites associated with Charles Dickens’s time in the city. En route back to London, add a sense of adventure to your day when your driver/guide takes you to a secret location. The precise details of this will be determined on the day, but with so many historic sites along the way, 99% of guests have said they have loved this surprise!

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What people are saying about Royal Crescent

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 14 reviews

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!

Fred the guide had excellent knowledge and lots of pictures to share. Very memorable. Also recommended local.places to visit which we did the day after

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!

Host was brilliant. Kids loved the your. A good history tour as well as the ghost stories.