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The Circus, Bath

The Circus, Bath: Our most recommended tours and activities

London: Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Bath Full-Day Tour

1. London: Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Bath Full-Day Tour

Take a full-day tour from London to see the famous Windsor Castle, the mysterious stone circle of Stonehenge, and the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, with the option to include entry tickets in the tour. Enjoy transportation by bus and guided tours at all locations. Start at Windsor Castle, home to the Royal Family for 900 years. Visit the magnificent State Apartments, still used for state occasions and Royal receptions. Explore the castle grounds and the 14th-Century St. George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful examples of medieval church architecture in England and a burial place of kings and queens, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour. Continue through the Wiltshire countryside to Stonehenge. Shrouded in mystery, the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is an amazing feat of engineering and the most important prehistoric site in England. Head west to Bath, a beautiful Georgian city with handsome honey-colored architecture and the famous Roman baths. Enjoy a panoramic tour of some of Europe’s finest architectural sights, including Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Assembly Rooms, and Pulteney Bridge. Choose the option to explore the Roman Baths, built around thermal springs, which have been supplying water for over 2,000 years.

Bath: Guided Walking Tour

2. Bath: Guided Walking Tour

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath on this guided walking tour. Your expert guide will explain the history, architecture, and some of the many stories that have made Bath such a fantastic place to visit. During the tour see the iconic sights of Bath including the Royal Crescent, The Circus, Queen Square, Pulteney Bridge, and Bath Abbey. Wander through the city as your guide brings the history, architecture, and the people of Bath to life through a lively and enjoyable commentary at each of the stops around the city. Ask them lots of questions and maybe even test the edges of their knowledge. Get insider knowledge on the best times to revisit certain sights.

Bath: City Walking Tour with Optional Roman Baths Entry

3. Bath: City Walking Tour with Optional Roman Baths Entry

Begin your tour in the morning or afternoon at Bath Abbey in the city center. See the very best of Bath, both past and present. Meet your guide and kick-off by visiting a selection of highlights including Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey. Proceed to the Roman Baths, and follow your guide to see the fascinating items and legacies left in Bath by the Romans during their occupation of the area. Witness the miraculous phenomenon of Bath's hot geothermal springs. Then, take in the enchanting Georgian architecture of this unique city. From the magnificent Royal Crescent to the mysterious Circus, see the best of the pomp and luxury of the 18th-century. Walk from the central Pump Rooms to the lavish Upper Assembly Rooms and finally arrive at the sumptuous Royal Crescent and the mysterious Circus. Bath offers a stunning variety of breathtaking architectural gems. The tour has been specially devised to show you the very best of Bath. Your guides are fun, engaging local professionals who will make the city’s history truly accessible for visitors of all ages.

Bath: Guided City Walking Tour with Entry To The Roman Baths

4. Bath: Guided City Walking Tour with Entry To The Roman Baths

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath on this guided walking tour. Your expert guide will bring history, people, and architecture to life with their commentary. See the ancient Roman Baths at the end of your tour. First, meet with your guide before heading to the Pump Room, the Royal Crescent, The Circus, Queen Square, Pulteney Bridge, and Bath Abbey. Then, walk in the footsteps of Jane Austen and hear about the filming of the Netflix hit, Bridgerton. From here, wander through the city as your guide brings the history, architecture, and the people of Bath to life through a lively and enjoyable commentary. Get insider information on the best times to revisit certain sights. Finally, visit the world-famous Roman Baths after your tour -- Bath’s most popular attraction. Be surprised by the complexity of society in the Roman town of Aquae Sulis.

Bath: The Bad of Bath Walking Tour

5. Bath: The Bad of Bath Walking Tour

Instead of a predictable walking tour that only covers Bath’s history and top landmarks, this tour allows you to experience a completely different side of the city. Hear stories about crimes, corruption, and hidden sins of Bath that visitors don’t usually find out about. From thieves to gamblers. Discover Bath's Georgian past on this fun and informative walking tour. Visiting all the world famous sites, including The Royal Crescent, The Circus and Pulteney Bridge. This tour is suitable for all, and is Pram and wheelchair friendly. The Walk lasts roughly 90 minutes and it is a gentle circular walk starting and ending at Bath Abbey. On your way round you will be entertained with stories of Bath's scandalous past.

From Brighton: Stonehenge and Bath Full-Day Trip

6. From Brighton: Stonehenge and Bath Full-Day Trip

To begin your jam-packed day, visit one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world — a must-see during any visit to England. Spanning back over 5,000 years of history, Stonehenge remains one of the world's great unsolved mysteries. The monument endures as a source of inspiration and fascination and, for many, a place of worship and celebration. An audioguide tour will accompany your walk around the stones. You can also visit the new, world-class visitor center, which is proud home to permanent and temporary exhibitions, plus a spacious shop and cafe. At the stone circle, a sense of context and dignity is returned to the monument.  In the afternoon, set off on a scenic drive to Bath. With over 2,000 years of history and streets lined with elegant, honey-colored Georgian houses, no other city rivals the breathtaking beauty of Bath. You will see the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Assembly Rooms, and the delightful Pulteney Bridge. Learn how the Romans arrived in Bath in the first century, discovered Britain's only existing hot water springs, and built a bathing complex. This complex now stands as Britain's greatest memorial to the Roman era. Toward the end of the tour, take some free time for shopping and to visit the city's many other attractions.

From Birmingham: Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour

7. From Birmingham: Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour

Travel by comfortable coach and visit two of Southern England's most important historical and cultural landmarks in one day. Witness Stonehenge and Bath as your travel from Birmingham in a group tour. Hop aboard your comfortable coach and set-off from Birmingham. Hear interesting facts about the region and your first destination — the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. Eenjoy time to explore this atmospheric site at leisure. Head inside, collect an informative audio guide and ride the shuttle or follow the pathways to the UNESCO-listed stones that date back some 4,500-years. Head to Bath and visit Pulteney Bridge, an architectural monument that you cannot miss. Built around 250 years ago, Paltney Bridge is in the heart of Bath. It is recommended for city guests to take a walk from the bridge and along the river embankment. Witness Bath Abbey, an Anglican parish church and former Benedictine monastery in Bath, Somerset, England. Founded in the 7th century, it was reorganized in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries. Enjoy a spot of shopping in Green Street. Peruse the streets and surrounding areas that are full of independent shops and stalls that call this area home. Also close to Green Street are the Jane Austen Center and The Raven pub, where you can dine on classic British dishes. Take a trip to the Royal Crescent and the Circus (Royal Crescent and the Circus). The Royal Crescent was built around 250-years ago and is considered one of the finest Georgian buildings to be seen in Britain. Walk around the crescent and go down Brock Street to the circus. Built by John Wood the Elder, the Circus is a replica (in circle size) of Stonehenge. See the Roman Baths which were built nearly 2,000-years ago. Visit the Jane Austen Centre and the permanent exhibition. Situated in an original Georgian townhouse, it tells the story of Jane’s time in Bath, including the effect that living here had on her and her writing.

Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

8. Bath: Self-Guided City Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Embark on a self-guided treasure hunt for a fun and unique way to explore Bath. See key sights like Bath Abbey, Parade Gardens, and Pulteney Bridge as you go. Receive messages to a phone from Captain Bess, a snarky pirate testing out new recruits to join her ship. Travel Captain Bess's carefully designed route through the city. Follow the treasure maps to get to the right place, then try decipher the clue. Search high and low for the answer and see hidden sights usually missed by tourists. Ask for a hint to continue the journey through the city if the clues get too tough.  Start at Bath Abbey and sneak through tiny alleys and grand parades, passing fabulous crescents, elaborate squares, and Roman ruins. Encounter sights like The Corridor - one of the world's oldest retail arcades - as well as the city's ornate Assembly Rooms, and the grand Georgian houses of The Circus. Learn interesting facts and hear stories along the way about the sights along Bess's route and get a better understanding of the history of Bath. Get ready to explore Bath in a new way through this fun and interactive treasure hunt.

Bath: Walking Tour of Bath and Guided Tour of Bath Abbey

9. Bath: Walking Tour of Bath and Guided Tour of Bath Abbey

Our talented Blue Badge Guides will bring the city to life in an informative and light-hearted style. During the 90-minute walk you'll see the wonderful Georgian architecture and hear about the events and people who make Bath such a special place. At the end of the walk, you'll enter the Abbey with your guide, and they will provide a first class introduction to the building and its history Ask your guide lots of questions and maybe even test the edges of their knowledge. Get insider knowledge on the best times to revisit certain sights. Hear about..... Bath Abbey - inside and out The Pump Room Queen Square The Hot Springs The Royal Crescent The Circus Pulteney Bridge Tour of Bath Abbey Over the years we have been asked by many guests if we can also provide a guided tour of the wonderful Bath Abbey. So, working with the Abbey we have added a 30-minute tour of this amazing and historic church. This means we are able to bring to life the main features of the building and also contribute to the Abbey financially. We will also highlight the importance of the church in the history of the monarchy of England Please note from time to time the Abbey will not be accessible at short notice. It is the parish church of Bath and plays a full part in the life of the city. If this is the case we will refund the difference between the daily walking tour and your fee This tour is accessible to all and but only assistance dogs.

Bath: Guided Walking Tour

10. Bath: Guided Walking Tour

Start your tour at The Abbey Hotel North Parade and exchange a short meet and greet with your guide. Set-off on a walking tour to some of the most iconic historical and cultural landmarks of the city. Visit Sally Lunn's, Bath's oldest house and discover the Abbey Green, featuring the old London Plane tree and the site of the old monastery. Receive an explanation of the Roman Baths (without visiting) and learn about the founding of this site during the era of Prince Bladud. See the original East Gate of the city leading down to the river Avon by the iconic Pulteney Bridge. Explore the alleyways of Bath heading up to the top wall of the City to arrive at the real Georgian sector of the city, dreamed out by John Wood using Ralph Allens stone. See Queen Square, passing The Jane Austen Centre up to the Assembly rooms and The Circus. Continue on and see the masterpiece of the Royal Crescent itself. Stroll downhill through The Royal Victoria Park en route to the Theatre Royal. Enjoy a final stop in Bath Thermae, the new bathing facility in the city. Finish up a splendid and unforgettable day in Bath with lots of brilliant photo opportunities on the way.

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Mind blogging Tour…. Must do for everyone visiting London. It's bit expensive but every penny worth it. Its not only breathtaking views at all 3 places but to know the history of all 3 places and also the history all places around on the journey narrated by Guide Robert was really fantastic experience all together... Hats off to guide Robert who was continously telling us all the history in an engaging way and his study and research and name & facts remembrance was absolutely out of this word. Worth every penny 👏👍🙏

Great trip. We got to see SO MUCH! Matt, our guide, was great - the right blend of humor and information. Bath is beautiful, and I never would have thought to visit there if it wasn't wrapped in with Windsor Castle, so the whole experience expanded what I expected to see during my trip to London. Highly recommend!

Louis was an excellent guide and made the whole city walk an interesting experience. Even the drizzle & rain for a short while couldn’t dampen the mood and energy of us all as he continued with his narration of the stories, explain the architecture and answer the questions.

It has been a very good experience, the guide has vast knowledge of all the places we go to, in addition to providing tourist information. The driver is also very reliable.

Our guide Dan was fabulous. An interesting and informative walking tour showing many highlights of Bath.