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Mayor's Honorary Guides

Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
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A wonderful way to explore and find our more about Bath

On a sunny that turned in to damp Saturday morning in Bath a crowd of around 100 gathered outside... read more

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PHIL B
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Very interesting

A Free walking tour (even tips are not accepted) with guides that has a lot to tell. Group size... 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 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
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Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
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On a sunny that turned in to damp Saturday morning in Bath a crowd of around 100 gathered outside the Roman Baths Museum to join the Lord Mayor's guided tour. The group was quickly and easily divided up among the six guides and we were...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A Free walking tour (even tips are not accepted) with guides that has a lot to tell. Group size around 15 persons. Speaks easy understandable English. Recommended!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a sunny Saturday morning in Bath a large crowd gathered outside the Roman Baths Museum to join the Lord Mayor's guided tour. With efficiency, the group was divided out among five or six guides and we were on our way in our group of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Intelligent, engaging and informative - a must tour when visiting Bath, run by volunteers passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for their city. Andy was great!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been on three of these tours over the last few years and all of them have been excellent. Each guide had different interests and knowledge, so there was little repetition. They will always take you to the major sites, but they also each...More

Thank Sally R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

And it’s totally free. They won’t even accept tips. Our tour guide, Diana, gave a very in depth history lesson on the City of Bath. She walked us all over the city with interesting stories on the historical influencers in the city over the centuries....More

Thank CurlerSue
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alan conducted an excellent tour. Highly recommended. Highly informative, lots of anecdote one could not find in books.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a history buff, I am impressed to say the least that Mayor's Honorary Guides are absolutely amazing at what they do. Firstly their knowledge on the history of Bath was immaculate. Secondly, despite the numerous times they must have repeated this information, they still...More

Thank G.Vilasni N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been on a lot of tours, usually costing money, but this was a professionally-done, well-researched, affable tour lasting 2 hours that should NOT have been free, it was so good. (Take a donation for the city’s tourism bureau or a charity or something!) It...More

1  Thank Carol W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic way to learn about this beautiful city. Our guide Val was lovely and very knowledgable. The pace of the tour was perfect! Highly recommended tour!

Thank McStuey
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Warren C
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Response from McStuey | Reviewed this property |
Yes it runs in all weathers
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Bill L
5 April 2018|
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Response from 433,123,456 | Reviewed this property |
National Express bus (10£ each way and 1 hour drive).
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19 March 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline2 | Reviewed this property |
You need to pay separately for entry to both the Abbey and the Roman baths.
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