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“walking tour”(252 reviews)
“free tour”(148 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
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+44 7561 420042
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All reviews walking tour free tour two hours hour tour our tour guide hour walk pump room great introduction great tour beautiful city free walking roman baths highly recommend this tour his knowledge pump house interesting facts assembly rooms
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can't book in advance, just turn up. On a sunny Saturday morning 6 volunteers were available so there were plenty of guides to go around. Our guide was Anne. She was warm and welcoming from the start and explained the tour would take about...More

Thank Collette G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I spent 3 hr walking with out tour guide Dan.He was outstanding He walked the city with a group of 20 people.It was none stop history and chat that was one of the highlights of our 3 day trip to Bath. No fees.or tips accepted...More

Thank Woodbrookstar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were only in Bath for the day so a guided tour of the city was a must. Our guide,Peter, started the tour by giving us an abbreviated history of Bath and the Abbey we were standing front of. And then a fast paced walk...More

Thank Wrongway C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really good historical tour of Bath. Our guide Charles was friendly, very knowledgeable, funny and spoke loudly and clearly. The tour was 2 hours and it started and ended on time. Walking was easy with some areas of slight elevation. I would recommend this...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a lovely 2 hours with Michael walking around Bath. Very entertaining and informative. Can certainly recommend it.

Thank airehamer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a really excellent walk with Jack which was very informative and funny. He really made the day. The Mayor's Guides are brilliant.

Thank Iris F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide Val was fantastic! She got the balance between historical and current information just right and it was a great introduction to a lovely city.....even for someone who wouldn't normally enjoy guided tours! Thank you very much

Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just over two hours on a two miles walk around the town. Our guide was Charles, a man with an impressive knowledge of Bath and its history. An excellent presenter with a good sense of humour. This is an attraction for everyone. I am disabled...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard was my guide! He is 90 years old local and walked for over 2 hours without breaking a sweat! He is so incredibly knowledge, took time to meet everybody and had the loveliest stories to tell. This was the highlight of my trip. It...More

Thank Chen Wen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in B&B and recommended to take this walking tour. 100% recommended to walk this small city and and gain an appreciation of the history. Austen our guide was great and clearly an enthusiast about Bath having walked the city I understand why. It is...More

Thank Kevin T
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Julia W
October 19, 2018|
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Response from LWB888 | Reviewed this property |
Susan Swaibank does private tours in Bath. Her email is sue.forum@btinternet. com She was fully booked for Jane Austen Festival. So she could not give public tours. She recommended Mayor's free tours.
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juille4
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
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WarrenC147
April 14, 2018|
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Response from McStuey | Reviewed this property |
Yes it runs in all weathers
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