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Mayor's Honorary Guides

Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411
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Great tour with knowledgeable guides

We went on this tour during Christmas. They have two tours during the day - one in the morning and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
Really interesting

This is such a good introduction to the city. Our guide, Christine, was very informative and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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A genuinely free service (tips are NOT accepted) providing daily walking tours in Bath. Received Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2014. Tours take place daily including public holidays except Christmas Day: Sunday - Friday 10.30 & 14.00, Saturday 10.30 only. May to August additional tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 18.00. These tours include the main sights in the city centre - Abbey Church Yard, Queen Square, Royal Crescent, Circus etc. From May to September 2015, additional free tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 11.00 to Great Pulteney Street, the Kennet and Avon canal, the 18th century Sydney Gardens, the Holburne Museum (exterior but you can leave here) and back to city centre. All these walking tours leave from outside the entrance to Roman Baths and Pump Room in Abbey Church Yard and last approximately 2 hours. No booking necessary or possible for individuals, but must be made 4 weeks in advance for group of 12 or more.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on this tour during Christmas. They have two tours during the day - one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Tour lasted about 2 hours and we were given a lot of information about the history of the town. We were...More

Thank profshanku
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a good introduction to the city. Our guide, Christine, was very informative and amusing and in spite of the weather it was really enjoyable.

Thank jvarlow27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was amazing, full of history. Our guide (Pete) was fenomenal, he took us through Baths history in a non boring way. What a great way to get to know Bath. It is free, which I was blown away by.

Thank Cátia M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve just done the tour this morning with the tour guide Pete. The tour is done by volunteers and it is free ‘no tips accepted’. The tour guide was very friendly and knowledge about the city’s history, which make the tour very interesting and definitely...More

Thank Liliana V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve just come back from a weekend visit to Bath. My friend and I fancied going on the walking tour organised by the Mayor’s office. We joined a large group of people outside the Pump Rooms restaurant at 10.30am on Sunday morning and we were...More

Thank Tilley56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great 2 hour tour with Jack Smith today. Our guide was knowledgeable, informative and friendly. I would recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank Annette, Andy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would've paid for this walking tour, it was brilliant. Got to see all the main highlights of Bath with really good information. I know we could've walked this route on our own but this was so much better. (they won't even accept tips)

Thank aussiedreamer2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold damp windy day but our tour guide managed to keep the tour well informed and answered any questions which our party had. Would recommend that you do the tour on your first day in Bath as it points out so many...More

Thank islington16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nick our guide was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, not afraid to admit if he did not know the answer. Took the tour with another guide three years ago and saw different things plus stand outs such as royal crescent and the circus on both tours, chilly day...More

Thank disappointedKiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great guide, very funny and knowledgeable. He was interesting in us as individuals and referred to us at relevant points in the tour, making it feel nice and personal. Amazing that the tour is free - we really wished we were allowed...More

Thank Kate C
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8 July 2017|
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Response from Jim-and-Denise1994 | Reviewed this property |
The itinerary that Andy followed for us was on a Thursday rather than a Sunday, but the attractions we saw were in the order we listed in our review. Several people peeled off, and they even say at the start that if you need... More
8 May 2017|
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Response from Urban-Foxy16 | Reviewed this property |
They didn't stop near anywhere to sit down. It is two hours of gentle walking but quite a lot of standing and listening too. A couple carrying a baby had to step out half way through - you can leave the tour at any point... More
1 May 2017|
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Response from NigelBHemingbrough | Reviewed this property |
Not Spanish though