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“walking tour”(256 reviews)
“free tour”(153 reviews)
“two hours”(204 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 7561 420042
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All reviews walking tour free tour two hours hour tour hour walk our tour guide pump room great introduction great tour beautiful city free walking roman baths highly recommend this tour his knowledge pump house assembly rooms interesting facts
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Reviewed 3 days ago

apparently there are 88 mayor’s guides and they all have a slightly different route and stories to tell - but all are excellent and informative. Today Charles was brilliant on the three great men of Bath and architecture.

Thank Suzallie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is number one for a reason. It is an easy trip and takes in all the highlights of the city and our tour guide provided great stories of the town. I particularly liked the stories of the rise and fall of Beau Nash.

Thank justinewhall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you do nothing else in Bath, take this tour!! One of the best, if not THE best, tours we have ever taken, regardless of cost. Our guide, Jeremy, was extremely knowledgeable, personable and engaging. He hit the highlights of the city, as well as...More

Thank eileenwhitmore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Bath, do yourself a favor and take the tour. Our tour guide was Dan and he was amazing! We saw every single interesting spot in Bath, I’m sure we would’ve missed a lot of them if we were walking on our...More

Thank MaryAnneC506
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed the tour with Dan this morning, 10 November 2018. He was very informative and entertaining. He shared information that I would not have gotten walking around on my own.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steve was out Guide with a booming actor cum teacher’s voice providing a wonderful afternoon’s insight into his city which he is clearly proud of. He insisted on “no tips”, and he meant “no tips”, but rather to donate to the Abbey fund (which in...More

Thank foxurs1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read about this tour before we arrived, and was so excited that we made it to the Pump Room by 10:25. just in time. The tour takes about 2 hours and is worth every minute. Our guide showed us just how small and...More

Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even after spending a few days in Bath, it was a great way to spend a couple of hours and learn a bit more insider information on some of the places we already visited. In this instance you certainly get what you don’t pay for....More

Thank 385timothyr
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a free walking tour of historic Bath. The tour takes about two hours. Our hotel told us about this tour. The guides are local residents. Naturally, they are very familiar with Bath and they are also educated about the city. They answered all...More

Thank robertthomasc2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Colin was a superb host for this walking tour of the city. Informative and interesting, we saw the main sights and even got a sneak preview inside the assembly rooms thrown in. The 2 hours flew by and definitely the best way to...More

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Julia W
October 19, 2018|
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Response from Davidp1066 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julia the guided tour goes at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm from the pump rooms square daily. They are free and take about 2 hours. Very informative! David.
June 10, 2018|
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Response from AndyG3485 | Property representative |
you just show up, it's not possible to book a place on the tour. They always have enough guides on duty to cope with the number of people
April 14, 2018|
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Response from McStuey | Reviewed this property |
Yes it runs in all weathers