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Recreation Ground

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A gem of a ground. Fantastic location by the river, in the centre of Bath. Great viewing vantage... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gelvisblue
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Proper rugby ground but also fairly family friendly

Cracking atmosphere and a proper rugby ground. Definitely a unique ground and experience and and... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Edward B
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Established in 1865, Bath Rugby is one of the oldest and most prestigious rugby clubs in the world. The Recreation Ground, or 'Rec' is one of the most idyllic rugby grounds in the country. It nestles next to the River Avon, under the shadow of both...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A gem of a ground. Fantastic location by the river, in the centre of Bath. Great viewing vantage points, no obstructions. Good, friendly atmosphere.

Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Cracking atmosphere and a proper rugby ground. Definitely a unique ground and experience and and worth planning your trip to Bath around this. Worth coming into Bath a couple of hours before a game to soak up the atmosphere - it takes over the town...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Founded in 1865, Bath Rugby Club is one of the oldest in the world. A very well respected club and the home ground is known as the "rec".

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Love this gem of a premiership ground, no matter the opposition, the weather or the referee it's great it's loud it's exciting and fun and the pitch views are great from any seat. Small and compact and players feel like you can reach out to...More

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Passed the Recreation Ground whilst taking a stroll along the towpath. Being a bit of a sporting ground geek, I had to take a look inside as it was open. A lovely 14500 capacity rugby stadium initially from 1894, home to Bath Rugby. Made a...More

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Went to watch bath vs sale as a birthday treat. Apart from being cold which no one can help it was a fantastic afternoon. I noticed that many of the bar staff and stewards were young and all those I spoke too were polite and...More

Thank 240287hayley
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Went there today to watch Bath vs Sale. Brilliant game with a thrilling finish (Bath scored a try with less than 5 minutes remaining), amazing atmosphere and really nice, helpful staff. There's also a place to relax and have a drink in the connected bars...More

Thank Softsmoothbarse77459
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Visited for a game between Bath and Newcastle, never been to a 1st class game before but will be going again. Very well organized, hardly any wait at bars..Inc beer tent. Organized queues for toilets in break, lots of staff and a very friendly crowd....More

Thank John S
Reviewed January 21, 2018

5 mins walk from the main street, very tight ground so you're right on top of the action. Great city for a break

Thank WillThornton
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Took my two boys to their first home Bath game just before Christmas, a Champions Cup match vs Toulon! Could you get a better fixture than that to be your first game? Anyway, we sat in the temporary East stand and thoroughly enjoyed a fantastic...More

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