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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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Day). 100 metres from the Roman Baths.
Access for disabled.
& BEYOND Now in its 21st year, the Walk has been the highlight of
many people’s visits to Bath, regardless of their age. Bizarre
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5.Bath City Sightseeing 8. Stonehenge Tours
Photo: Dan Brown
Telephone: 07739 644155
Open top bus tours operated by Email: email@example.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).
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
exquisite silver there is lots to enjoy about 1759
and explore with plenty of hands
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
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.
0906 711 2000 (UK callers only, calls cost 50p/min)
+44 (0)844 847 5257 (Overseas callers only)
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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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
• A ‘Live’ introductory talk www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk
• Knowledgeable guides
• 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
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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& BEYOND Opening Times: 10.30am-4pm
January - March weekends only
April - October seven days a week
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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.
19 New King Street, Bath BA1 2BL
15. Bath Racecourse
Telephone: (01225) 446865
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: email@example.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
continued ... and play today.
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18. No.1 Royal Crescent
No.1 Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LR
Telephone: (01225) 428126
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
PLEASE SEE PAGE 9 FOR
MAPS OF BATH
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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
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: email@example.com Our STONEHENGE HALF DAY TOUR visits
Opening hours: Daily 9.30am - 5.30pm. Advanced Stonehenge and Lacock, taking in views of Bronze Age
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
MAPS OF BATH
www.longleat.co.uk & BEYOND
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special rates for groups of 15 or more.
Open daily (excluding 25th and 26th December).
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: email@example.com 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
MAPS OF BATH
Frome Road, Bradford on Avon
Opening Times: 9am-6pm All year
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
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Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BA
Telephone: (01749) 672243
web site: www.wookey.co.uk
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.
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
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
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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in “Attractions Beyond Bath” on pages 5 to 8. A371
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