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Address: North Parade, Bath BA2 4DS, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 325200
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Established in 1865, Bath Rugby is one of the oldest and most prestigious...

Established in 1865, Bath Rugby is one of the oldest and most prestigious rugby clubs in the world. The Recreation Ground, or 'Rec' is one of the most idyllic rugby grounds in the country. It nestles next to the River Avon, under the shadow of both the Bath Abbey and Great Pulteney Street, a Georgian masterpiece.

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We happened to be in Bath and realised Bath were playing Saracens during our stay. The location of the ground is right in the centre of the city and tickets were readily... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 29, 2016
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Bath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The main bar ... Surely SURELY Bath Rugby or whichever Corporate runs the bar must have some previous intelligence on how many pints of lager/Guinness/ale/cider they pour during the interval , whether it's a Thursday , Friday , Saturday or Sunday . So why don't they (at least) pour a %age of pints in readiness for the 15 or so... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We happened to be in Bath and realised Bath were playing Saracens during our stay. The location of the ground is right in the centre of the city and tickets were readily available.Top class premiership rugby with a smattering of Internationals on show. Great game. Wonderful atmosphere. Well worth a visit if you are in Bath.

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Moulsford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful and atmospheric place to watch sport. There is no better place and it is close to the train station which makes life easy.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Visitors to Bath that know about Rugby will play a visit to the hallowed ground of Bath Rugby set next to the river Avon amidst the Georgian splendour of the world heritage site of Bath you will be forgiven og f thinking about the Roman history and the sports that will have been played out in this location. Whilst Bath... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The pitch is right by the city and has fantastic views back to the abbey and city. There is a great family atmosphere and it is enjoyable to spill on to the grass before and after the game. The queues for the beer were dreadful and we gave up before the game as we would have missed the start. Only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I went to a game of Bath Rugby because a English friend invited me. As a Dutch guy I've been to lots of international tests but a match of Bath Rugby at the Rec is a whole different level. You smell the grass, you feel the tackles, you hear the clashes and you enjoy it all with a beer, mixed... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

The first time to see the home of bath rugby was amazing to see and so nice clean. That why the sport is great.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

I can't fault the location but depending on where you sit the sight lines on the game can be poor. The facilities are basic due to the temporary nature of much of the stadium. I'd eat outside of the ground as on our visit (one of many) the food ran out at several of the stalls leaving chips, chips or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Took my wife and lads 11 and 15 to see the rugby. What a great place to watch rugby! really small and intimate. Friendly stewards and great atmosphere. Perfectly family friendly. We were able to stand right by the side of the pitch during warm up and see half the England squad warming up just feet away.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Having attended my first away game in years, going to Bath to watch the Falcons play was a most enjoyable experience, the location is excellent right on the riverside within walking distance of the local hotels, bars and restaurants this is one city that lives and breathes RUGBY! Our seats were ideal, but were were in the Presidents Box so... More 

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