There is an excellent choice of activities in Bath and beyond. Particular highlights include:
The Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal is one of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain. Comprising three auditoria, the Main House, Ustinov Studio and The Egg theatre for children, there is a diverse programme including pre-West End shows and dynamic productions.
An atmospheric venue with a top programme of stand-up comedy, live music and themed nights.
Great Walks and Walking Tours
Take a stroll through one of the city's beautiful parks, enjoy the stunning views along the Bath Skyline, or perhaps join one of the many guided tours, including the free walking tours provided daily by the Mayor of Bath's Honorary Guides. Also on offer are comedy, ghost, Jane Austen or historic walks.
Open-Top Bus Tours
To gain a great overview of the city, there are several interesting open-top bus tours which take in the main sites and also venture further out to places like the American Museum.
Bike in Bath
Discover Bath and the picturesque countryside by bike. A number of scenic routes can be enjoyed, including The Two Tunnels, which forms the longest cycling tunnel in the UK, the Bristol to Bath cycle path, and the Kennet and Avon canal path. Bike hire is available from various hire stations and shops.
Explore Bath's beautiful waterways by boat, canoe or even punt! A number of companies offer a range of leisurely cruises and tours along the picturesque River Avon and Kennet & Avon canal.
Hot Air Balloon Flights
For an unforgettable experience, Bath Balloons and Bailey Balloons both offer flights from Royal Victoria Park with stunning views over Bath.
Castle Combe Motor Circuit
For some high-octane thrills, a day at one of the UK's longest established circuits is within easy reach. Action Days, Racing & Rally Schools, Driving Experiences and Track Days provide many opportunities for car and bike enthusiasts to drive on this fast and demanding circuit.
There is an excellent variety of golf courses in Bath and the surrounding area. From the novice Pitch & Putt course located in the stunning Royal Victoria Park to the challenging 18 holes at Cumberwell Park, Tracy Park and Bath Golf Club - one of England's oldest and finest inland courses with magnificent views.
In the beautiful setting of Royal Victoria Park, there are 7 tennis courts, including 4 indoor floodlit courts. Racquets and tennis balls are available for hire.
Experience the passion, power and excitement of top flight rugby. Bath Rugby are in the Premiership and play their home games at the historic Recreation Ground in the city centre.
Situated on Lansdown, overlooking the city, Bath Racecourse offers a host of exiting horse racing fixtures throughout the season – it's also the highest racecourse in the country!
For full details of what to see and do in Bath, visit the website www.visitbath.co.uk.