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Bath: City Boat Trip and Walking Tour

1. Bath: City Boat Trip and Walking Tour

Enjoy an informed, leisurely overview of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. Discover the city's main sights on both a river cruise and a guided walking tour with a local guide. Meet at Bath Quays on the riverside in central Bath. Be greeted by your skipper and guide to start your unique land and water tour. Begin with a river cruise along the River Avon, taking in sights such as the Half Penny Bridge, St. John's Church, Bath Abbey, Parade Gardens, Pulteney Bridge, the Weir, and the Mill. During your cruise, head to the onboard bar to purchase a soft drink or an alcoholic beverage to enjoy as you watch the sights go by. Once back at the mooring, take a short 50-minute walking tour with a crew member. Get an overview of Bath's rich history and learn how to orientate yourself within the city. The tour includes the main sights of the Roman Baths, The Abbey, Guildhall, the Ancient City Wall, the Theatre Royal, and Queens Square. There won't be time to enter the sights, but you will be able to explore these on your own at the tour's conclusion. The tour includes a kid's quiz to help keep them entertained on the walking tour.

Bath: Tootbus Bath Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

2. Bath: Tootbus Bath Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Enjoy some of the finest architecture Europe has to offer on a hop-on hop-off tour of Bath. See the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Pulteney Bridge, Bath Abbey, and more. Immerse yourself in the unique charm of Bath on two separate specially-designed tours that will take you to all of the major tourist attractions. Step off the bus for a visit to the Roman Baths or the Theatre Royal. Snap some amazing pictures at Pulteney Bridge, one of the most picturesque spots in the city. Explore the other side of the Avon River on the Skyline Tour and get amazing views of Bath from its outskirts. See Prior Park Landscape Gardens, the University of Bath, and the American Museum.

Bath: Short Orientation Walking Tour

3. Bath: Short Orientation Walking Tour

Experience a unique perspective of this World Heritage City on foot, perfect for families and those who prefer shorter tours. This 50-minute central city walking tour will give you an overview of Bath’s rich history and attractions — without the boring bits.  There is also a fun photo quiz for the kids. Your savvy guides will not leave you in the past, with an insider's view on what is hot in Bath today so you can make the most of your visit. The tour will include the main sights of the Roman Baths, the Abbey, Guildhall, Ancient City Wall, Theatre Royal and Queens Square.  This tour is ideal for those who are looking for an informed, leisurely overview of the city with local and friendly hosts.

Bath Treasure Hunt Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

4. Bath Treasure Hunt Mystery: The Prince's Stolen Statue

The legendary Bath mystery.. .. unsolved for 200 years.. Until now. Start your hunt for the Prince's Golden Statue at The Independent Spirit of Bath, and set off on a unique puzzle adventure through the city's historic streets. ✔️ Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure to treasure with your friends. ✔️ Combine your skills to crack the clues & unravel the epic tale. ✔️ Discover Bath's amazing history & hidden gems! On 12th August 1812, as the Prince Regent was celebrating a lavish birthday party in Bath, a mysterious thief secretly broke in and swapped his golden statue for a cabbage! Was it stolen for money? Or was it an act of revenge? Nobody knew.. But the villain left a trail of clues.. … and this is where you come in. The pages of your Mystery Guide™ take you on an exciting puzzle adventure through the heart of historic Bath, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. Your challenge is to track down hidden objects, decode symbols, and uncover hidden messages, as you eliminate suspects and gradually unpick the crime. And an exciting twist awaits… Make it to the end and you'll be struck by an amazing ‘wow’ moment when the case is solved and the villain is revealed before your eyes! Simply grab your Mystery Guide™, head to the start, and set off at a time that suits you. Don’t let the villain get away... Your time to start is now!

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What people are saying about Bath

Very informative tour, and a lovely way to see Bath on the river Avon. The boat was comfortable and it was great to have a cheeky cocktail whilst being told the history of Bath. The walking tour was good too. I would definitly recommend this to others, even my 2 teens enjoyed it!

Me and my husband booked thus thus, it was absolutely amazing, they couldn't do enough for us, when I return with my family I'm rebooking, they are such lovely guides. Thank you.

Well organised tour, very friendly,drinks available on the boat and very informative about history. Highly recommend this tour when you visit Bath. Sandeep and Chetna

Great service. Bus drivers were very friendly and helpful. Took us on a very informative tour of Bath. Very convenient for getting around the city.

The trip is really good. A joyful trip down the Avon sight seeing and being educated on its history.