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Bath Tourist Information Office

Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LY, England
44 1225 477101
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Ranked #26 of 48 Activities in Bath
Type: Tours, Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff. Make the tourist information centre your first port of call for any queries you might have. Situated right next to Bath Abbey, a stones throw away from the Roman Baths and Bath Aqua Glass.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I booked this treat after reading an advertisement promotion in the I . I had a super day 2 hour spa session in the new spar great views from the roof top pool lovely smells in the steam rooms and the Minerva Bath with its lazy river. Not forgetting the Springs Café. On to the ancient Roman baths excellent audio... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our tour was done by Bill, a retired headmaster. He clearly loved the town and he loved giving tours, so it was fun to just listen to him talk. He had a heavy focus of architecture and the story that it tells about any place, especially Bath. I would recommend this because 1) it's completely free, and 2) you learn... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The woman we spoke to seemed stressed and tired of tourist already. Alarming in May... Maybe just a bad day for her. £1 for a city map that should be free. You don't need to buy it though, Bath is small and there are plenty of maps on display around the city centre. Or download their Bath app.

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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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269 reviews 269 reviews
117 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The tourist information office contains lots of leaflets and books about Bath if you are looking for ideas of new places to visit. While I was there I picked up some information about ghost tours and boat trips that I hadn't been aware of previously. The tourist office also provides information about free walking tours although you'll need to book... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Not really a review of the TIC - which is perfectly good and whose staff were helpful - but an endorsement of the Bath Visitor Card, which can only be bought there. The Card, which only costs £3pp, is excellent value for money. It provides either a discount or '2 for 1' admission at many of Bath's museums and attractions,... More

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
62 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

A free 2 hours tour around the highlights of bath with a local volunteer guide. These run most days of the year from near the baths. Our guide took us around key locations pointing out points of interest, historical connections, facts and figures. He was friendly and informative, happy to answer questions. Recommended.

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Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

While the attendants inside the "information office"- which by the way is really just a gift shop- were not at all helpful, we had received a tip from a travel book to join one of the free walking tours offered from the Abbey courtyard. The courtyard was bustling and it was a little confusing trying to figure out which group... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

Bath Tourist Board did not give a good impression when we called to visit looking for accommodation. Most unhelpful.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

There wasn't a really good section to share travelling tips that aren't related to a hotel, etc. Here are a few: 1. Show up as early as 10 AM for the free guided tours of Bath that start in the Abbey Courtyard. If you arrive later, they may either run out of guides or you'll have to wait. We highly... More

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