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Bath Aqua Glass

105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
01225 428146
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Ranked #20 of 73 Activities in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath. Glassblowing...
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Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath. Glassblowing Demonstrations Mon-Fri 11.15am & 2.15pm Sat 2.15pmSee our beautiful glassware made using traditional Roman techniques in our living museum of glass.WE OFFER BREATH IN A BAUBLE £12.50 THIS IS ONLY ON THE 11.15 AND 2.15 DEMOS. WONDERFUL CHANCE TO BLOW INTO YOUR OWN BAUBLE. During the interactive demos you can ask our glassmakers questions, learn all about how our glass is all made by hand and even have a go yourself and blow a bubble of glass (additional charge)Glass school is run every Saturday morning where you can participate in one of our glassmaking taster courses - Learn to Make a Paperweight. (advance booking essential limited places) Bath Aqua Glass is blown with copper oxide one of the main minerals in the bath Spa Waters. In the factory there are two antique stained glass windows and a collection of glass through the ages. One of the windows was found under Bath Abbey chambers it depicts artisans at work and we are still researching the history.

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Kent
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I ordered a gift from Bath Aqua Glass and I have to say that they have been amazing. I have been kept informed every step of the way in regards to my order and Judith even managed to arrange a delivery date which suited me. My order arrived today as arranged and it is beautiful. Thank you to everyone there... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great glass blowing displays and my son got to have a go too. Worth a trip, didn't buy any of the glassware but it all looked very nice.

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

What a great experience, my wife brought me a morning glass making course as a Christmas gift and I loved it. The team from front of house through to the glass blowers were friendly, welcoming and their enthusiasm for their craft made the morning so enjoyable, however, the 3 hours passed too quickly. I thoroughly enjoyed making my glass paperweight.... More 

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wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I ordered a pendant online and chose to collect it from the shop rather than paying postage. I hadn't realised there were two locations. A friend offered to collect it for me and went to the Cheap Street branch only to discover the item was at the Walcott shop. The girl at Cheap Street was very helpful and obviously having... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

enjoyed our time watching, learning and even being involved in the creation of glass. The well thought out demonstration was enjoyable to watch and listen to. worth a visit and you can create your own glass ball, you have to wait till the next day to collect as it needs to cool down correctly

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a surprise activity for my recent hen weekend in Bath and I loved it. It was great to do something so different and it appealed to all of my hens no matter what their age. Lovely strawberries, brownies and bubbles too! Getting to keep our beautiful baubles was also a lovely keepsake and a reminder of a wonderful... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Beautifully made gifts to take home. I think they were reasonably priced and I bought several items.

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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was on a recent business trip for three days never expected a high level of service will definitely stay there again. Brij Kotecha Leicester

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

very cool the garden and water fall under the Bath and Bristol bridge, is a good place to visit and relax

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The shop in the center of Bath was beautiful and they had various different things you could buy such as paperweights and jewellery! We found out to could blow your own Bauble so we decided to do it and the staff were very helpful and helped us to organize everything. When we went to the other building to do the... More 

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