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                                                                                                                                         The Theatre Royal also houses the Vaults Restaurant (for
                                                                                                                                         pre-show dining), the egg café (open throughout the day)
                                                                                                                                         and the historic Garrick's Head Pub, celebrated for its
                                                                                                                                         hearty, homemade menu of quality British fare. Backstage
                                                                                                                                         tours of the Theatre Royal take place on the first Wednesday
                                                                                                                                         and Saturday of each month.

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                                                                      Britain’s only natural thermal Spa.
                                                                      Enjoy the warm, mineral-rich waters which the Celts and
                                                                      Romans discovered over 2,000 years ago.
                                                                      Thermae Bath Spa is a remarkable combination of the best
                                                                      of the historic Spa and the inspiring architecture of the
                                                                      New Royal Bath. Choose from a 2- or 4-hour spa session,
                                                                      which includes the Minerva Bath, a series of aromatherapy
                                                                      steam rooms and the open-air rooftop pool with spectacu-
                                                                      lar views over the City.
                                                                      A selection of over 50 spa treatments and packages are on
                                                                      offer, including a range of massages, facials, Hot Stones
                                                                      therapies and Vichy Shower experiences.
                                                                      Other facilities include the Springs Restaurant, the stand
                                                                      alone Cross Bath, Spa Visitor Centre and
                                                                      Thermae Bath Spa Shop.

                                                                                                                                         4. Fashion Museum
1 Sally Lunn’s Historic                                                                                                                  and Assembly Rooms
                                                                                                                                         Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH
Eating House & Museum
4 North Parade Passage, Bath                                                                                                             Telephone: (01225) 477173
Telephone: (01225) 461634                                                                                                                Opening hours: Jan-Feb & Nov-Dec 10.30am - 4.00pm,
Fax: (01225) 447090                                                                                                                      exit 5.00pm. Mar-Oct 10.30am-5pm, exit 6pm.
Email: able@sallylunns.co.uk                                                                                                             The story of fashion over the past 400 years is brought
Opening hours: Every day except Christmas. Museum and
refreshment rooms open 10am (Sun 11am). Historic Evening
                                                                      3. Theatre Royal Bath                                              alive at the Fashion Museum, a world-class collection of
                                                                                                                                         contemporary and historical dress. The Museum has

Dinner from 5pm. Located right in the heart of the city in a          Main House, Ustinov Studio,                                        recently been re-displayed, showing dress from 1750 to
                                                                                                                                         the present day.
charming passageway. Very close to Bath Abbey and Roman Baths.        egg theatre
                                                                                                                                         Visitors are able to try on reproduction corsets and crinolines
No visit to Bath is complete without a trip to one of                 Sawclose, Bath City Centre, BA1 1ET                                in the interactive displays.
the Bath’s oldest Houses. Home of the world famous                    Telephone: Box Office (01225) 448844                               The whole experience takes place within the magnificent
Sally Lunn Bath Bun (an exceptionally light semi sweet                www.theatreroyal.org.uk                                            setting of the Assembly Rooms, where in Georgian Times,
bread) and now a living museum where visitors can                                                                                        more than a thousand people would gather for parties and
                                                                      Telephone: (01225) 448844 for What’s on and Booking Information
experience a taste of Bath from the 1680’s.                           for Theatre Royal, Ustinov Studio and the egg.                     balls. The Assembly Rooms café is open nearly every day
See excavations that show how this site has been used to              Vaults Restaurant: Telephone: (01225) 442265                       and there is a particularly fine fashion book and gift shop.
refresh townspeople and travellers since Roman times. Also
preserved is the original kitchen Sally Lunn used over 300            Built in 1805, the Theatre Royal Bath is one of the oldest         Special exhibitions for 2012:
years ago. Today, the 3 refreshment rooms serve an                    and most beautiful theatres in the country. Home to                l Sport and Fashion: 4 February-31 December
intriguing daytime menu based on the Sally Lunn Bun for               an exquisitely-restored main auditorium; the state-of-             l Jubilee: A Celebration of British Monarchy on
morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Each evening                 the-art Ustinov Studio; and the much-acclaimed egg                 Stage and Screen, 17 July-2 September
acclaimed historic trencher dinner is served from 5pm.                theatre for children, young people and their families,
                                                                      the Theatre Royal presents a year-round programme of

2. Thermae Bath Spa                                                   excellent entertainment. In the Main House expect to find
                                                                      many productions prior to or post West End including
                                                                      drama, comedy, opera and dance, in addition to frequent
The Hetling Pump Room                                                 Sunday concerts and a traditional Christmas pantomime.
Hot Bath Street, Bath BA1 1SJ                                         Interspersed with an inspiring diversity of drama, music
Telephone: 0844 888 0844                                              and comedy, the Ustinov Studio presents seasons of
Telephone from overseas +44 (0) 1225 33 1234                          brand new inhouse productions in repertory. The plays are
www.thermaebathspa.com                                                completely new to British audiences and from both classic
                                                                      and contemporary writers. The egg will delight with an
Opening hours: 09.00 – 21.30 (Pools & Steam Rooms close at            extravaganza of performances and workshops.                        PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
                                                                                                                                         MAPS OF BATH
21.00) Every day (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s                                                        continued ...
Day). 100 metres from the Roman Baths.

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Access for disabled.
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                                                                       many people’s visits to Bath, regardless of their age. Bizarre
            Part 1: Attractions in Bath                                Bath - ignoring the historical to bring you the hysterical!
                      Page: 2 (of 9) Numbers: 5 to 8                   Rated #1 Bath Tour on www.tripadvisor.com

5.Bath City Sightseeing                                                                                                                                       8. Stonehenge Tours

                                                                                                                                           Photo: Dan Brown
                                                                                                                                                              Telephone: 07739 644155
Open top bus tours operated by                                                                                                                                Email: sally@scarpertours.com
Bath Bus Company                                                                                                                                              Website: www.scarpertours.com
Telephone: (01225) 330444                                                                                                                                     Times: Regular daily departures throughout the year.

                                                                       7.The Holburne Museum
Fax (01225) 330727                                                                                                                                            Our purple buses depart from the coach bay at
Website: www.bathbuscompany.com                                                                                                                               Orange Grove (behind the Bath Abbey).
E-mail: hq@bathbuscompany.com
                                                                                                                                                              Scarper Tours run the original and ultimate tour to
Times: Buses depart regularly from the High Street/Railway             Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB                                                    Stonehenge, one of the world’s most mysterious and
Station/Grand Parade during the main season (April-October).
Reduced service during the winter months. No service Christmas         Telephone: 01225 388588                                                                famous monuments. This 3-hour scenic round trip takes in
Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.                                                                                                                            views of Chalk Hill Carvings, Ancient Burial Mounds, Celtic
                                                                       Email: holburne@bath.ac.uk                                                             Hill Forts and Thatched Villages, with lively commentary
Your ticket covers two tours - the City and Skyline.                   www.holburne.org                                                                       from a professional driver / guide.
Bath City Sightseeing is part of the largest open top tour                                                                                                    Priority entrance is provided at Stonehenge to ensure
                                                                       Opening times:
group in the world - City Sightseeing which operates                                                                                                          speedy access and maximum sightseeing time (at least
                                                                       Open daily 10am to 5pm (11am Sunday and Bank Holidays) Closed
sightseeing tours in many cities world wide.                           24, 25, 26 December and 1 January                                                      one hour ).
On board each vehicle is a sophisticated sound system                  FREE Admission
which has been designed with both tourists and residents               There will be a charge for our                                                         The tour costs £15 for adults, £14 for students & seniors,
in mind. It is the only bus tour in Bath to offer visitors a           temporary exhibitions.                                                                 £10 for children 5-15 and free for children under 5.
commentary in one of ten languages, or by a live guide.                                                                                                       Stonehenge entrance not included. Please telephone for
                                                                       At the Holburne you will find a                                                        further information and booking enquiries.
All the main locations are included in the tour: Bath Abbey,           beautiful and fascinating art
The Roman Baths, Queen Square, The Jane Austen Centre,                 collection in one of Bath’s great
The Circus and Pulteney Bridge plus the delights of Royal              buildings. Our stunning
Victoria Park.                                                         extension has new galleries and
                                                                       a garden café which opens onto
                                                                       the park behind us, serving
                                                                       fresh, seasonal lunches and
                                                                       delicious cakes.
                                                                       With everything from
                                                                                                                 By kind permission of
                                                                       Renaissance treasures to                      the Trustees of the
                                                                       masterpieces by Gainsborough            H C Wollaston Will Trust
                                                                       and from fine embroideries to             William Wollaston MP
                                                                                                                Thomas Gainsborough
                                                                       exquisite silver there is lots to enjoy              about 1759
                                                                       and explore with plenty of hands
                                                                       on activities.
                                                                       An exciting programme of events and changing exhibitions
                                                                       means there will always be something new to discover.
                                                                       Exhibitions Highlights for 2012 include:
                                                                       Art of Arrangement:

6.Bizarre Bath Comedy Walk                                             Photography and the Still Life Tradition
                                                                       Presence: the Art of Portrait Sculpture
                                                                       Secret Splendour: the Hidden World of
Telephone: (01225) 335124
                                                                       Baroque Cabinets
Times: Walk departs from The Huntsman Inn, North Parade                Please check our website for details: www.holburne.org
at 8pm every night (28th March to 27th October 2012,
26th March to 26th October 2013).
Tickets: £8 adults /£5 students & children. No need to pre-book
                                                                                                                                                              PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
You’ll laugh yourself silly when you join this highly                                                                                                         MAPS OF BATH
acclaimed walk through Bath. This 90 minute entertainment
which mixes comedy, street theatre and improvisation has                                                                                                      & BEYOND
been recommended by all the major guide books and is
regularly featured on many travel programmes internationally.
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                                                                                                                                   0906 711 2000 (UK callers only, calls cost 50p/min)
                                                                                                                                   +44 (0)844 847 5257 (Overseas callers only)
           Part 1: Attractions in Bath                                                                                             +44 (0)844 847 5256 (Booking line)
                    Page: 3 (of 9) Numbers: 9 to 12                                                                                Email: tourism@bathtourism.co.uk
                                                                                                                                   Opening hours:
                                                                                                                                   Open all year including Sundays and bank holidays (except
                                                                                                                                   Christmas Day & New Years Day)

                                                                                                                                   No-one knows Bath and beyond
                                                                                                                                   better than we do.
                                                                                                                                   Call our helpful staff before you
                                                                                                                                   come and they will find you the
                                                                                                                                   perfect place to stay and also save
                                                                                                                                   you time and effort - giving advice
                                                                                                                                   on places to visit, shop and eat as
                                                                                                                                   well as local events. You can also
                                                                                                                                   find out more information and

                                                                 10.Pump Room
                                                                                                                                   book accommodation online at
                                                                     Roman Baths                                                   While in Bath why not visit the Bath Visitor Information
                                                                 and                                                               Centre next to the Roman Baths and the Abbey for:
                                                                                                                                   • Maps, books and local literature
                                                                 Roman Baths, Abbey Church Yard,                                   • A wide selection of gifts and souvenirs
                                                                 Bath BA1 1L Z                                                     • Tickets for tours, events and attractions
                                                                 Telephone: (01225) 477785                                         • Accommodation booking service
                                                                 Opening hours: Daily Jan-Feb 9.30am-4.30pm.
                                                                 Mar-June 9am-5pm. July-Aug 9am-9pm.
                                                                 Sept-Oct 9am-5pm. Nov-Dec 9.30am-4.30pm
                                                                 Last exit one hour after closing.

9. The Jane Austen Centre                                        Closed 25/26 December.
                                                                 New: lift access to Great Bath area
                                                                 The Roman bathing establishment with its magnificent
and Regency Tea Room                                             Temple and Baths flourished in Aquae Sulis between the
40 Gay Street, Queen Square,                                     first and fifth centuries A.D. It was built around the natural
                                                                 hot spring which rises at 46ºC. The remains are remarkably
Bath BA1 2NT                                                     complete and among the finest in Europe. New displays,
Telephone: (01225) 443000                                        costumed characters every day, free personal audio guides
www.janeausten.co.uk                                             in eight languages, children’s audio tour and commentary
Opening hours:                                                   by Bill Bryson included in admission price. To complete your
All year 9.45am - 5.30pm                                         day, taste the Spa water and enjoy coffee, lunch or tea in the

                                                                                                                                   12. Building of Bath
Winter (Nov - Feb) 11am - 4.30pm.                                18th century Pump Room above the Temple.
July and August late opening Thursday to
Saturday until 7.00pm.

‘Celebrating Bath’s most famous resident’                                                                                          Collection
The perfect starting point to the exploration of Jane Austen’s                                                                     The Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel
Bath. The Centre offers a snapshot of life in Bath during
Regency times and explores how living in this magnificent                                                                          The Vineyards, Paragon, BATH, BA1 5NA
city affected Jane Austen’s life and writing. This is a                                                                            Telephone: 01225 333895
permanent exhibition which features:                                                                                               Email: jhunter@bptrust.org.uk
• A ‘Live’ introductory talk                                                                                                       www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk
• Knowledgeable guides
                                                                                                                                   Opening hours:
• Regency costumes                                                                                                                 10.30am-5.00pm, 11 February to 26 November 2012, Saturday
• A unique period atmosphere                                                                                                       to Monday
• An exclusive film starring Amanda Root                                                                                           Adults: £4.00, Concessions: £3.50,
• A fabulous giftshop                                                                                                              Children: (0-5) free, 5-16: £2.00, Family: £10.00
• Award Winning Tea Rooms                                                                                                          This unique collection displays in detail Bath's
After your visit why not relax and refresh yourself with a                                                                         transformation from a provincial town into an
visit to our relaxing Tea Rooms. Enjoy a pot of real leaf tea,                                                                     architecturally admired Georgian Spa. Based in the historic
some home made cake or a delicious light snack. The air                                                                            Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel, this is the place to
conditioned Tea Rooms are open to the public every day.                                                                            discover how Georgian Bath was built.
We have achieved the Tea Guild’s ‘Tearoom of Distinction’
Also: You can now take a walking tour in the footsteps of
Jane Austen. Our Centre guides will take you to the places
Jane lived, walked, visited and shopped and the locations
made famous in her two Bath novels Northanger Abbey
and Persuasion.
Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am throughout
the year. Walks start at KC Change in the Abbey Churchyard.
                                                                 11. Bath Information Centre
                                                                 www.visitbath.co.uk                                               PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
                                                                 Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard,                                 MAPS OF BATH
                                                                 Bath BA1 1LY
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                                                                    January - March weekends only
                                                                    April - October seven days a week
           Part 1: Attractions in Bath                              November weekends only / December closed
                                                                    Admission charged
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                                                                    The story of 2000 years of the city of Bath at Work. Displays
                                                                    include reconstructions of an engineering works and
                                                                    mineral water factory both run by Victorian entrepreneur
                                                                    J B Bowler, Bath Stone workings and a display on the
                                                                    stone mining and construction industry, a cabinet maker’s
                                                                    workshop and 1914 Horstmann Car gallery. Temporary
                                                                    exhibitions. Souvenir shop. Refreshments. Educational
                                                                                                                                       16. Victoria Art Gallery
                                                                    facilities available on request. Free Audioguides.                 Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT
                                                                                                                                       Telephone: (01225) 477233
                                                                                                                                       Opening hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 1.30pm-5pm.
                                                                                                                                       Closed Mondays (except some Bank Holiday Mondays) 25/26th Dec.
                                                                                                                                       Admission Free. New: lift to first floor.

                                                                                                                                       Bath and North East Somerset’s most popular Art Gallery
                                                                                                                                       has one of the best temporary exhibition programmes in the
                                                                                                                                       region, ranging from prints to sculpture, including national
                                                                                                                                       touring exhibitions and major retrospectives. The beautiful
                                                                                                                                       Victorian Gallery houses work by Gainsborough, Sickert,
                                                                                                                                       Turner and many other leading artists from the 17th century

13.The Herschel Museum
                                                                                                                                       to the present day. There are frequent workshops, holiday
                                                                                                                                       activities and a full programme for schools.

of Astronomy
19 New King Street, Bath BA1 2BL

                                                                    15. Bath Racecourse
Telephone: (01225) 446865
Email: herschelbpt@btconnect.com
Opening hours: Open daily 1-5pm (except Wednesdays),
Weekends and Bank Holidays 11am-5pm 30th January - 16th             Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9BU
December 2012. Open Wednesday during half term & school holidays.   Telephone: (01225) 424609
Adults £5.00, Concessions £4.50, Students £3.00, Children £2.50,    Fax: 01225 444415
Family £12.00                                                       www.bath-racecourse.co.uk
The museum is situated in a townhouse which is                      Fixture dates: (E: Evening, BH: Bank Holiday)
representative of the mid-Georgian period in Bath.                  April: Fri 20 (E);
Astronomer and musician William Herschel and his sister             May: Mon 7 (BH), Wed 16 (E);
Caroline lived here and it was from the garden that Herschel        June: Fri 8 (E), Sat 16, Wed 27 (E);
                                                                    July: Thurs 19 (E), Thurs 26;
discovered the planet Uranus in 1781 using a telescope              Aug: Fri 3 (E), Tues 7, Tues 14, Thurs 23;
of his own design. The house is furnished in the style of           Sep: Sat 1 (E), Weds 5, Mon 10, Sat 15, Sun 16;
the period and of particular interest are the astronomer’s          Oct: Mon 1, Sun 21. Fixtures are subject to change, please visit
workshop, the Star Vault Astonomy auditorium and the                the website for up to date listings.
newly opened Caroline Lucretia exhibition gallery. At the            A trip to Bath Racecourse is an exciting and unique way
rear of the house is a semi-formal Georgian garden. Audio
Tour available and a museum shop.
                                                                    to spend an afternoon or evening with friends and family.
                                                                    A visit to this historic racecourse is the perfect addition to     17.  Excel Tennis
                                                                    your stay in Bath.                                                 and Victoria Falls
                                                                    During 2012 Bath Racecourse will host 19 race meetings
                                                                    between the months of April and October, taking place              Adventure Golf
                                                                    across a variety of weekdays, weekends and evenings. As
                                                                    well as popular music nights including the Real Ale and            Royal Pavilion, Royal Victoria Park,
                                                                    Jazz Racenight and Cider Festival with the Wurzels, the            Bath BA1 2NR
                                                                    course’s pinnacle event is the Ladies day in September; a          Telephone: 01225 425066
                                                                    highlight in Bath’s social calendar.                               Websites: www.tennisintheparkbath.co.uk
                                                                    If you’ve never been racing, are a seasoned racing fan or          www.victoriafallsadventuregolf.co.uk
                                                                    just want to experience a truly unique day out, a trip to
                                                                                                                                       Opening hours: Every day.
                                                                    Bath Racecourse is not to be missed!
                                                                                                                                       Tennis from 08.30am - 10pm daily (closing earlier
                                                                    Entry costs from £10, please visit the website for a full list     on weekends)
                                                                    of prices and discounts available.                                 Golf from 10am - until it is too dark to play.
                                                                    Prices vary depending on the chosen race meeting and
                                                                                                                                       With the Royal Crescent as its backdrop come and play
14. at Work of
                                                                    ticket. Children under 16 go free.
                                                                                                                                       18 holes of fun mini golf over rushing waterfalls.
     Museum                                                         Advance booking discount                                           Can you score a par on the fifteenth hole in the middle of
                                                                    Receive an additional £1 off Grandstand and Paddock
Bath                                                                tickets when booked in advance. Use promotional code
                                                                                                                                       the lake! The Beautifully landscaped course makes for an
                                                                                                                                       entertaining and challenging game for all ages.
Julian Road, Bath BA1 2RH                                           BEY20121 (T&C apply)
                                                                                                                                       If tennis is your game we have 7 courts for public use,
Telephone: (01225) 318348                                                                                                              4 of which are indoor and floodlit. We have a full program
Email: mobaw@hotmail.com                                                                                                               of junior and adult coaching to suit every player. We have
www.bath-at-work.org.uk                                                                                                                racquets and balls available for hire, so anyone can come
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18. No.1 Royal Crescent
No.1 Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LR
Telephone: (01225) 428126
Email: no1museum@bptrust.org.uk
Opening hours:
4th February-Autumn 2012, Tue-Sun 10.30 am-5.00 pm.
For the latest information on prices, special exhibitions and autumn
opening please visit: www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Special tours by arrangement with the administrator.
Adults £6.50, Concessions £5.00, Children £2.50, Family £13.00

Number 1 was the first house to be built in the Royal
Crescent, John Wood's masterpiece of Palladian design.
The magnificently restored town-house creates a
wonderfully vital picture of fashionable life in 18th century
                                                                       19. Beckford’s Tower
                                                                       Lansdown, Bath BA1 9BH
Bath. Each room is an exquisite example of Georgian interior
design with authentic furniture, paintings, carpets and                Telephone: 01225 460705
textiles, and down below stairs is a splendidly equipped               Email: beckford@bptrust.org.uk
bustling Georgian kitchen.                                             www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk

                                                                       Opening hours: 10.30am-5pm, Easter to End of October
                                                                       Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. Adults £3.00, Concessions
                                                                       £2.00, Children £1.50, Family £8.00

                                                                       The 120ft neo-classical Italianate Tower was built in
                                                                       1827 for William Beckford as a study retreat by Henry
                                                                       Goodridge. Today it contains a museum collection with
                                                                       prints, paintings, objects and models illustrating Beckford’s
                                                                       life and interests both at Fonthill Abbey and in Bath. Visitors
                                                                       can climb the easy 154 steps to the restored Belvedere to
                                                                       enjoy fine views over the city and countryside. A Victorian
                                                                       cemetery adjoins the tower where many Bath notables
                                                                       are buried including both William Beckford and Henry


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Part 2: Attractions Beyond Bath
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                                                                                                                            22 Mad Max Tours
                                                                                                                            Day Tours from Bath
                                                                                                                            BEAT THE STONEHENGE CROWDS WITH
                                                                                                                            OUR EARLY DEPARTURE TIMES
                                                                                                                            Telephone: 07990 505970
                                                                                                                            Email: maddy@madmax.abel.co.uk
                                                                                                                            Mad Max Tours gives travellers a unique insight
                                                                                                                            into the wonderful countryside around Bath.

                                                            21Boats and Cycles on
                                                                                                                            Our fully guided, small group tours in comfortable
                                                                                                                            minicoaches are led by experienced local guides who
                                                                                                                            have a wealth of knowledge about the history and
                                                                                                                            culture of the area.
                                                            the Kennet & Avon Canal
20 Longleat Safari                                          The Bath and Dundas Canal Co.
                                                            Brass Knocker Basin,
                                                                                                                            The STONEHENGE FULL DAY TOUR visits the
                                                                                                                            megalithic monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury
                                                                                                                            Stone Circles as well as Lacock National Trust Village,
& Adventure Park                                            Opposite Viaduct Inn,                                           used in the filming of the Harry Potter movies & the
                                                                                                                            BBC’s Pride & Prejudice. We also visit Castle Combe,
Longleat, Warminster,                                       Warminster Road (A36),                                          voted the prettiest village in England and used in the
Wiltshire BA12 7NW                                          Monkton Combe, Bath BA2 7JD                                     filming of Stardust and Wolfman. Departs daily at
                                                                                                                            8.45am, return approximately 4.30pm.
Telephone: 01985 844400                                     Telephone: (01225) 722 292                                      Price £32.50*.
Web: www.longleat.co.uk                                     www.bathcanal.com
Email: enquiries@longleat.co.uk                                                                                             Our STONEHENGE HALF DAY TOUR visits
                                                            Opening hours: Daily 9.30am - 5.30pm. Advanced                  Stonehenge and Lacock, taking in views of Bronze Age
Opening Dates:
                                                            booking is advisable for boat hire.                             burial chambers, the Caen Hill flight of canal locks and
Daily: Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February.                                                                       thatched cottages. Departs daily at 1.15pm, return
Weekends Only: Saturday 25th February - Sunday              The best way to experience the splendid Kennet                  5.30pm and selected days at 8.45am, return 12.45pm
18th March.                                                 & Avon Canal is to travel on it. From an historic base,         (phone for details).
Daily: Saturday 24th March - Sunday 4th November            with Visitor Centre and Café, near the famous Dundas            Price £17.50*.
                                                            Aqueduct in the beautiful Limpley Stoke Valley, self-drive
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park is just getting          electric boats, canoes and bicycles are available for day,      The COTSWOLD DISCOVERY FULL DAY TOUR
better and better with more big things to see in 2012!                                                                      brings you the best of the Cotswold region. Stops
                                                            half-day or hourly hire. Take a picnic or visit the canalside
New Gorilla Colony, Lemur Walkthrough, giraffe                                                                              usually include Bibury, Upper and Lower Slaughter and
                                                            pubs and tea gardens along the delightful stretch               Stow-on-the-Wold or Bourton-on-the-Water as well as
feeding at the brand new Safari Watering Hole in the        between Bath and Bradford-on-Avon.                              Cirencester, Northleach and Tetbury. One way / drop
African Village plus much much more!
                                                                                                                            off service available by arrangement. Departs 8.45am
Go wild in the UK’s No. 1 Safari Park – check out the                                                                       Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Mar-Oct (Nov - Feb phone
cheetahs, mind the zebra crossing, give the rhino’s                                                                         for details), return approximately 5.15pm.
right of way, watch out for the wolves and beware of                                                                        Price £35.00.
the meddling monkeys in the Monkey Drive -Through!                                                                          All tours depart from outside Bath Aqua Glass House
See our new arrival, a rare white crocodile, in the                                                                         shop, Orange Grove, Bath. Maximum group size 24,
Adventure Park area. Go walkabout in the UK’s first                                                                         minimum 6. Group bookings and personal tours by
walkthrough meerkat enclosure, hand feed the                                                                                special arrangement.
Rainbow Lorikeets, and enjoy the antics of the monkeys                                                                      * Stonehenge admission not included see
in Monkey Temple. Take a trip on Jungle Cruise, a sea                                                                       www.english-heritage.org for prices.
lion escorted boat trip, or journey around the lakes on
the Jungle Express.
Hunters of the Sky, brought to Longleat by the Hawk
Conservancy Trust, will be returning in 2012 with a
new birds of prey show. This spectacular display of
eagles, kites, vultures and owls will fill the skies over   PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
Longleat… this is family fun at its very best!
For further information please visit
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www.longleat.co.uk                                          & BEYOND
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                                                                                                                          The Lock Inn Café Start or finish your day
                                                                                                                          in our widely acclaimed licensed café, serving
                                                                                                                          breakfast, lunches and evening meals. Home of the
                                                                                                                          famous ‘Boatman’s Breakfast’.
Part 2: Attractions Beyond Bath                                                                                           For free information pack telephone: 01225 868068
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                                                             24 Fleet Air Arm
                                                             RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset. BA22 8HT
                                                             Telephone: 01935 840565 www.fleetairarm.com
                                                             Open: April to October daily from 10am
                                                             November to March - Wednesday to Sunday from 10am
                                                             Open all Public Holidays and Half Term
                                                             Closed December 24th to 26th
                                                             Europe’s largest collection of naval aircraft.
                                                             See Concorde, Harriers, Helicopters, and the award

                                                                                                                          26 Cheddar Gorge
                                                             winning Aircraft Carrier Experience. There’s even a
                                                             nuclear bomb!
                                                             Situated on an operational Naval air station you
                                                             are likely to see military aircraft going through their      Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QF
                                                             rigorous training procedures (Depending on operational       Telephone: (01934) 742343
                                                             demands). Adventure playground, shop, licensed               www.cheddargorge.co.uk
                                                             restaurant, excellent parking and disabled facilities.       Email: info@cheddargorge.co.uk
                                                             Special rates for groups of 15 or more.
                                                                                                                          Opening Times:
                                                                                                                          Open daily (excluding 25th and 26th December).

23 Brokerswood
                                                                                                                          For further information please visit:
                                                                                                                          A spectacular day out!
Country Park                                                                                                              Visit Britain’s biggest gorge, take in the dramatic cliffs
                                                                                                                          rising up 450ft and explore the stunning stalactite
Brokerswood, Westbury,                                                                                                    caves below.
Wiltshire. BA13 4EH                                                                                                       This world renowned beauty spot is not only a National
                                                                                                                          Nature Reserve but also a famous site of pre-historic
Telephone: 01373 822238                                                                                                   discoveries and home to X-treme; Cheddar Gorge’s
Email: info@brokerswoodcountrypark.co.uk                                                                                  caving and rock climbing activity centre.
Opening Times: 10am to 6pm in Summer
and 10am to 4pm in Winter
Last admission 1 hour before closing.
Brokerswood Country Park has a 5-acre lake,
2 adventure playgrounds, undercover play area for
younger children, woodland trail walk, narrow gauge
railway, picnic/barbecue areas and a café serving
freshly prepared food throughout the day.
The Park has won awards for the quality of its
campsite, including a 4-pennant rating from the AA
and is ideally located for visitors looking to explore the
sights of the west including Stonehenge, Longleat,
Salisbury, Bath and the Mendips.
Motorhomes, caravans and tents are welcome all year
round, and the Park can even provide ready tents for
those wanting to enjoy the complete camping
experience without the hassle.                               25   Bike and Canoe Hire                                     PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
                                                             on the Kennet Avon Canal
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                                                             Frome Road, Bradford on Avon
                                                             Opening Times: 9am-6pm All year
                                                                                                                          & BEYOND
                                                             Towpath Trail - The Original Bike and Canoe
                                                             Hire Centre. From our bike shop TT Cycles Bikes, Trailer
                                                             Bikes and all manner of family cycling
                                                             accessories for an enjoyable day out on this traffic free
                                                             section of Route 4 on the National Cycle Network.
                                                             Canadian canoe hire also available.
                                                             For Map and more detail visit: www.towpathtrail.co.uk
                                                             Telephone: 01225 867187                      continued ...
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Part 2: Attractions Beyond Bath
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                                                                   28Wookey Hole
                                                                   and Caves
                                                                   Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BA
                                                                   Telephone: (01749) 672243

                                                                   email: witch@wookey.co.uk
                                                                   web site: www.wookey.co.uk
                                                                   Opening hours:
                                                                   We are open from 10am. Last admissions April to October
                                                                   5pm / November to March 4pm. Only open weekends and
                                                                   school holidays during December and January. Closed
                                                                   Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
                                                                                                                                    The National
                                                                   Wookey Hole Caves – a great day out for all the family,          Arboretum
27 Avon Valley Adventure                                           whatever the weather... Wander through the prehistoric
                                                                   valley of the Dinosaurs featuring King Kong and relax in our
                                                                   magical fairy garden. The 19th Century Paper Mill houses
                                                                                                                                    Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS
                                                                                                                                    Telephone: 01666 880220
& Wildlife Park                                                    a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian
                                                                   Penny Arcade, Magical Mirror Maze, Crazy Mirrors, Cave
                                                                                                                                    Email: westonbirt@forestry.gov.uk
Pixash Lane, Keynsham, Nr Bath                                     Museum, Pirate Zap Zone and Soft Play Areas. Come and            Opening times:
Telephone: (0117) 986 4929                                         meet the Witch of Wookey Hole! She will be flying her            We are open every day of the year for you to enjoy.
www.avonvalleycountrypark.com                                      speedy broomstick, meeting and greeting visitors and             April - Aug: 9am - 8pm
                                                                   appearing in the new Magic Circus Show! (weekends and            Sept - Mar: 9am - 5pm
Spring and Summer Opening:                                         school holidays only).                                           Visitor services will be staffed from 9am - 5pm for first aid and
Open Easter till 31st October daily from 10am to 5.30pm            NEW! FOR 2012
                                                                                                                                    wheelchair hire.
Winter Opening:                                                    WIZARD’S PLAY BARN! Come and play in the West’s                  Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, managed by the
Play barn open daily from 10am to 5pm                              newest and biggest Play Barn                                     Forestry Commission, is one of the finest collections of
November till end of March                                         MAGIC CIRCUS SHOW! Be dazzled by the trapeze and                 temperate trees and shrubs in the world. The 600 acre
Avon Valley Adventure Park is set in one of the most idyllic       silk skills and be enthralled by the wire walking and unicycle   arboretum is home to 2,500 different species of trees
areas of the beautiful Avon Valley with its boundaries being       tricks - a show not to be missed! (weekends and school           and 16,000 individual specimens.
the picturesque River Avon. We have a huge amount of               holidays only)                                                   Westonbirt offers an unforgettable day out in all
activities on offer for children and adults alike. Large outside   SEASON TICKET! Members Season Ticket - unlimited VIP             seasons - from the magnolias and rhododendrons in
Adventure playground, huge indoor Soft play area with 3            ACCESS ALL AREAS!                                                spring, the green leafy glades in summer and the
large slides.                                                      Members benefits include:                                        autumnal colour explosion of the world famous
Riverside experience is a peaceful tranquil riverside walk         Exclusive discounts in the gift shop, Big Top Restaurant,        Japanese maples.
with interactive storyboard, quizzes, junior assault course,       Pirate Island Adventure Golf and Wookey Hole Hotel
                                                                   Discount upgrades to special events
                                                                                                                                    Events, workshops and family activities run throughout
fishing lake and boating lake. The walk incorporates, lots
                                                                   Members Newsletter                                               the year. Signature events include Treefest in August
of friendly animals including Reindeer, Rheas, Alpacas,
                                                                                                                                    and the spectacular Enchanted Christmas illuminated
Llamas, Donkeys, Cattle, sheep and Goats.                          WOOKEY HOLE HOTEL 58 bedroom hotel, located in the
                                                                                                                                    trail in November and December.
Pre-school undercover inflatable area, mini steam train            heart of Somerset in picturesque countryside surroundings.
rides, tractor and trailer rides, pedal go-carts, trampolines,     Just 2 miles from the city of Wells, 20 miles from Bath,
shooting range, mini golf, fifty acres to run and play in.         Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare, the Wookey hole Hotel
Pets corner with feeding times and activities weekends and         boasts clean, comfortable rooms at affordable prices.
school holidays, electric dizzy ducks and electric quad bike       Family holidays from £99 for 2 adults and 2 children,
rides.                                                             include: 4 breakfasts, 4 VIP tickets to Wookey Hole’s
Falconry displays weekends and school holidays.                    attractions, Wookey Hole Fun Packs for kids.
Restaurant and gift shop.                                          Room only prices from £50 per night!
                                                                   Telephone: 01749 672243
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