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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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Our tour guide was fantastic

My wife & I joined the free tour that was an incredibly informative and humorous walking event... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Red Bank, New Jersey
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10/10 would recommend

A really good way to see around the historical parts of Bath and get a good feel for the history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 September additional tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 19.00 (not Friday or Saturday). 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. Other walking tours are arranged from time to time and are shown on our website.
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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 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I joined the free tour that was an incredibly informative and humorous walking event during our stay in Bath. It was a fast-paced romp all over Bath on a beautiful sunny day and our guide, Lyndsay, was just fantastic. I highly recommend...More

Thank NotDonaldBlowtard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really good way to see around the historical parts of Bath and get a good feel for the history here. The guides are both friendly and knowledgeable and take you on some excellent routes to provide you with a great understanding of the history...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! We spent nearly 3 hours with Jeremy, who provided a fascinating tour of the city of Bath. Despite having grown up/lived nearby years ago, we both learnt so much. Saw all of the principle sights, and were able to ask questions as...More

Thank LaJarrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by our B&B host & it was the best part of our visit. Richard talked us through the bath history for well over 2 hours, very interesting easy walk around this fabulous city. I would have happily paid for this service but...More

Thank janwood666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were in London at the beginning of November, some friends suggested that we should visit Bath. We took the Great Western train from Paddington station and the journey was one and a half hours long. It's a truly beautiful city with so much...More

1  Thank edmund_nicholas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This walking tour was recommended to us by everyone when we said we were visiting bath and I can see why. We went on a damp Monday morning and there were 40 people waiting for the tour. Four guides split us into groups and off...More

Thank huntssun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't know about this service before our brief trip to Bath last week. As a free service it was splendid. I'm sure many would be prepared to pay. We would. I confess to being a cultural Philistine and arranged the trip as an overdue...More

Thank Moshotel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guides are highly knowledgeable. We always try on our first day in a new place taking a walking tour to get our lay of the land to give us a better idea what we want to go back and see during the rest of our...More

Thank shirtpeople
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Dan for a very informative and interesting tour of Bath. I would thoroughly recommend this activity if you have a couple of hours to spare.

Thank alleng5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the tour this afternoon with Ian as our guide. He was informative, humorous, very knowledgable and interesting as he took us round the sights of the city and gave us a history lesson of Bath from before Christ to now. I would thoroughly...More

Thank TwinkleMitchell
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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