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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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This was really one of the highlights of our visit to Bath. Our guide was Leslie and her... read more

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A great walking fact filled tour of Bath. All the guides are very knowledgeable and present Bath... read more

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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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Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was really one of the highlights of our visit to Bath. Our guide was Leslie and her enthusiasm and love of the city was certainly contagious. There were about 12 guests on the trip and Leslie was great about keeping track of us and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great walking fact filled tour of Bath. All the guides are very knowledgeable and present Bath history in a way that is not overwhelming. Be prepared to walk. This is a must do when coming.

Thank fatherpo
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent and well informed guide, who made the 2 and a half hours fly by.I think his name was Richard. I would happily have paid for this tour, but they are not allowed to take tips. As an introduction to Bath it told us everything...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Adrian was our guide. He was great, loads of knowledge about the town and the buildings, the history..............(even though he was from London). It was over 2 1/2 hours but you didn't feel it because everything was so interesting. It was totally free and the...More

Thank ellenklhui
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend this two-hour (or slightly longer, in our case) town walk. It was free and highly informative. There's lots to see and lots to learn. We toured the Royal Crescent and the Circus, learning much about Georgian Architecture along the way. We passed...More

Thank josephz165
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had been on another walking tour many years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were pleasantly surprised that our tour was completely different. In fact, each group seemed to have a different itinerary. Our guide was very knowledgeable and also humorous. The two hours...More

1  Thank BertandJoyce
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Richard kept us interested and entertained during the entire tour which lasted almost 2 1/2 hours! Didn't want it to end! He was a treasure trove of information and his perfect English sense of humour was brilliant and didn't go unnoticed! Highly recommend this tour...More

Thank bokki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For details on tour times, see the website. Tours leave from the square in front of the Abbey, between the entrance to the Roman Baths and the Pump Room. The day we took the tour, about 100 people gathered to take an excursion. With five...More

Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met Robert our tour guide on Friday morning, he went on to be very knowledgeable about Bath and humorous with it He kept everyone well entertained and we were amazed that two hours had passed so quickly Very well organised

Thank eileen w
Reviewed 1 week ago

The free walking tour was both informative and very entertaining. It is a great way to start off your trip to Bath as you'll pick up on places to visit during the rest of your stay. Each guide takes a slightly different route, so if...More

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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 |
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