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Theatre Royal, Bath: Our most recommended tours and activities

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 25-minute 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: Private Walking Tour with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide

2. Bath: Private Walking Tour with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide

Throughout your tour, visit sites such as the Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths, the Pump Rooms, Pulteney Bridge, Queen Square, the Circus, the Royal Crescent, the Assembly Rooms, the Guildhall, the Mineral Hospital, and the Theatre Royal. The sites are steeped in history and full of interesting stories, which your guide will bring to life whilst providing you with their historical context in an enjoyable way. Your tour can be booked for individuals, couples looking for a unique experience, or groups of up to 15 people. Your guide can customize your tour and its themes to surround topics such as Romans in Bath, Jane Austen, literary figures, or remarkable women of Bath.

Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

3. Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Embark on a self-guided treasure hunt for a fun and unique way to explore Bath. See key sights like Bath Abbey, Parade Gardens, and Pulteney Bridge as you go. 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. Encounter sights like The Corridor - one of the world's oldest retail arcades - as well as the city's ornate Assembly Rooms, and the grand Georgian houses of The Circus. 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.

Bath: Private Walking Tour

4. Bath: Private Walking Tour

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bath on a customizable tour. See the city’s top sights, and learn about its culture and history from your private student guide. Meet your guide to start the experience. Cross the famous Pulteney Bridge and discover the history of the Roman Baths. Pass the beautiful Thermae Bath Spa, Britain’s only thermal spa. See the Edgar window in Bath Abbey and hear stories of the building’s turbulent history. Learn about Jane Austin’s connection to the city, and discover the striking Royal Crescent, where your tour will end.

Bath: 2 Hour Private City Walking Tour

5. 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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What people are saying about Theatre Royal, Bath

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 301 reviews

Relaxing boat tour with nice, knowledgeable guides as was the walking tour guide. Lasted the right amount of time and gave a good amount of information into Bath. Highly recommend, great prices too.

Guides were friendly, knowledgeable and did in fact go off the beaten track to share current times aswell. My thanks for a fun morning

Took 2 hours and 15 minutes to do, took us around the whole of Bath and it’s best places

Very informative, friendly cruise and walking tour around Bath. Staff were amazing.

Informative and enjoyable. A great introduction to Bath.