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Tasburgh Recommends…

With a world heritage city on the doorstep, you will enjoy discovering the history of Bath whilst staying at Tasburgh House. Visit the Roman Baths, admire the famous Georgian architecture of the Royal Crescent & Circus and stroll the promenades walked by Jane Austen. Bath today is a vibrant city, great for shopping, dining, coffee and cocktails and of course home to the UK’s only natural spa, Thermae Bath Spa.

You can take the stunning walk through the grounds of Tasburgh House and along the Kennet & Avon canal right into the heart of the city.

Here’s a selection of our cherry-picked recommendations worth adding to your itinerary:

 Look out for the Bath Reward Card symbol. Our guests have the added benefit of enjoying discounts and incentives that the Bath Reward Card offers at local independent businesses and attractions. 

Attractions

Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa

Bathe in the restorative waters of Britain’s only naturally warm, mineral-rich day spa. Enhance your experience and choose from a range of additional treatments, designed to sooth the body and mind.

 3 hour spa admission for the price of 2 (Mon-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath, Bath UK

Holburne Museum

Packed with fascinating collections of art, this beautiful building with a modern yet stylish extension is open to all for unique exhibitions, lectures or concerts. Garden cafe serves seasonal lunches and delicious cakes.

x, Bath, Bath UK

City Sightseeing – Tour Bus

The perfect way to see Bath in a day. Hop on and off the open top bus tour for the city route and/or skyline tour. Operates all year round, tickets valid for 24 hours.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Free Walking Tour of Bath

Volunteers who have lived and worked in Bath give unique guided tours of the city. Tours start daily outside the Pump Rooms at 10:30am and 2pm (10:30am only on Saturdays). Over 2 hours, the tour covers the history of Bath and famous architectural sites including the Royal Crescent, The Circus, Queen’s Square, and much more.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Victoria Art Gallery

The Victoria Art Gallery is a free public art museum. It was opened in 1900 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee.

Bridge St, Bath BA2 4AT

01225 477233

Cleveland Pools

Nestled on the banks of the River Avon sits the Cleveland Pools, the UK’s oldest and only surviving Georgian open-air swimming pool. Built in 1815, the Cleveland Pools became a favourite summer destination for generations of bathers from Bath and beyond.

Hampton Row, Bath BA2 6QS

01225 428697

Royal Victoria Park

Royal Victoria Park was opened in 1830 by the 11-year-old Princess Victoria, it was the first park to carry her name, and includes an obelisk dedicated to her. Perfect for walks and picnics. Hot air balloons are regularly launched from the park. It also features a botanical garden, children’s playground and band stand.

x, Bath BA1 2NQ, Bath UK

Assembly Rooms

The Assembly Rooms is one of Bath’s most prestigious venues. Each of the four rooms, the Great Octagon, Tea Room, Ball Room and Card Room, had a specific purpose, as their names suggest, but they could all adapt for other functions, as they still do today.

Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QH

01225 477173

Pulteney Bridge

Completed in 1774, Pulteney Bridge is one of only four bridges in the world to have shops across its full span on both sides.

x, Bath BA2, Bath UK

Parade Gardens

River-side park with lawns and flower beds, plus a cafe and a bandstand with summer concerts. Open Apr-Sep.

x, Bath BA1 1LB, Bath UK

Museum of Bath Architecture

The place to discover how Georgian Bath was built.

2for1 admission with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath BA1 5NA, Bath UK

Royal Crescent

Royal Crescent

Admire the stunning architecture of John Wood the Younger at the beautiful Royal Crescent. View one of Bath’s most iconic landscapes from Victoria Park over a picnic, walk the full stretch or visit Number 1, where you are transported back to a traditional Georgian residence.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Roman Baths

Roman Baths

A ‘must see’ if visiting Bath – whatever the occasion! One of the finest historic sites in Northern Europe and considered as one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world. Visit the Great Bath and walk on the cobbles the Romans did 2,000 years ago.

 10% off admission with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath, Bath UK

Retail

Mr. B’s Emporium of Reading Delights

Anyone who loves books must experience this bookshop. Twice-winner of the Independent Bookstore of the Year; the staff are incredibly knowledgable and will give exceptional service, including personal recommendations. Have a look at their events – they often host events with prestigious authors.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Drinks

Circo Bar

Slick circular bar with panelled walls, Chesterfield sofas and a bed, plus a 4-room vaulted cellar.

15 - 19 George St, Bath BA1 2EN

01225 585100

Sub13

Stylish bar, with intimate spaces and a courtyard, serving speciality cocktails, exquisite champagnes and premium spirits.

4 Edgar Buildings, Bath BA1 2EE

01225 466667

Be at One

Lively chain bar that serves sweet, sour and spicy cocktails. Within stumbling distance of Bath Spa railway station!

The Vaults, 11 Brunel Square, Bath BA1 1SX

01225 439271

Vino Vino

Vino Vino is a sophisticated wine and cocktail bar with an informal, convivial atmosphere. Since opening in 2014, this bar has become something of an institution in Bath!

5-6 Saw Cl, Bath BA1 1EN

01225 312341

Colonna & Smalls

Simply a must for coffee lovers. The staff hold such titles as UK Barista Champion, Barista Champion World Finalist and uk Latte Art Champion. The coffee menu is changed weekly to reflect the seasonality of differen coffee beans. The treat coffee like wine – recommending coffee beans, describing tasting notes and whether it is served best as an espresso, filter coffee or latte.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Hunter & Sons

Have a coffee or a craft beer in this relaxing space. Neither a restaurant, cafe or bar, it is the perfect place to chill after a busy day in Bath. The staff here know their stuff, and will recommend a hand-picked speciality beer on tap, or a lovingly prepared espresso.

14-15 Milsom Place, Bath

07821 975 033

Hall & Woodhouse Bath

Quirky bar and British restaurant with modern vibe over two airy floors and a stunning roof terrace.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Bath Ales Pubs

Be sure to try these award-winning ales during your stay. For a malty, bittersweet ale, go for the Gem or for a more complex full-bodied ale, pick the Barnsey…and don’t stop there – book a tour of the brewery to learn all about the cutting edge brewing techniques and get a taste of each of their blends. Bath Ales have also opened numerous pubs in the surrounding areas. We recommend Graze, with its own microbrewery on site for a sophisticated evening of beering and dining, perfect for the beerologist.

x, Bath, Bath UK

The Curfew

1820s building with low lit ground-floor ale house and upstairs dining room with baguettes and pub classics

11 Cleveland Pl, Bath BA1 5DG

01225 313747

Corkage

Cosy boutique wine bar that serves amazing small plates – passionate, knowledgable staff add to the unique experience

132 Walcot St, Bath BA1 5BG

01225 422577

Opium

Hidden away under Pulteney Bridge, you have to know what you’re looking for to find it (follow the scent of incense). Enter through the sliding doors, and you will be greeted by friendly bar staff, who can recommend you a cocktail based on your likes, and if nothing takes your fancy, they will happily make a customised cocktail. Ever wanted a hog’s head with a top hat? Or perhaps a honky-tonk piano? Well you’ve come to the right place as all the furniture is for sale. Have a look in the drawers – as someone may have left a note!

x, Bath, Bath UK

01225 332321

Dark Horse

Dark Horse is a cosy and friendly place off the beaten track. If you’re looking for a chilled out and relaxed night with good drinks, then this place is a must visit.

7A Kingsmead Square, Bath BA1 2AB

01225 282477

Food

The Bathwick Boatman

Charming boathouse restaurant in a terrific riverside location. Pretty terrace with river views serving a delicious, diverse, English/Mediterranean menu.

 10% discount lunch (Tue-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath, Bath UK

The Herd

Locally sourced, 21-day aged steaks in a casual, family-run restaurant with painted stone walls.

 10% discount lunch (Mon-Sat) with a Bath Reward Card 

12A Argyle St, Bath BA2 4BQ

01225 316583

Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen

Award-winning restaurant serving fresh, modern vegetarian food in one of Bath’s most historic locations. Using local and artisan ingredients and providing a small yet exceptional wine list, Acorn is aptly listed in The Good Food Guide.

10% off total bill with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath, Bath UK

Hare & Hounds

Airy, relaxed spot with modern British gastropub menu, extensive wine list and scenic outdoor seats.

 Free dessert when you have a starter and main (dinner Mon-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 5TJ

01225 482682

Clayton’s Kitchen @ The Porter

Award-winning relaxed restaurant serving modern British food from breakfast until dinner, seven days a week. Head chef Rob Clayton has previously gained Michelin stars.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Marlborough Tavern

Seasonal local produce in a gastropub with reclaimed furniture, leather sofas and an open fire.

 10% discount for diner enjoying two or more courses (Mon-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

35 Marlborough Buildings, Bath BA1 2LY

01225 423731

Bathampton Mill

A perfect spot for lunch on the River Avon, and conveniently only a 10 minute walk from Tasburgh House. If coming from Bath, hop on the Pulteney Princess which stops on Bathampton Mill’s very own mooring site. The food is delicious, with a modern English twist

x, Bath, Bath UK

01225 469758

Thai Balcony

Smart, gold-hued dining room for classic Thai meals surrounded by Asian design touches.

x, Bath BA1, Bath UK

01225 444450

Hall & Woodhouse Bath

Quirky bar and British restaurant with modern vibe over two airy floors and a stunning roof terrace.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Menu Gordon Jones

Stylish contemporary restaurant offering a global wines and a Modern European multi-course tasting menu made by Michelin-trained chef

2 Wellsway, Bath BA2 3AQ

01225 480871

Bath Ales Pubs

Be sure to try these award-winning ales during your stay. For a malty, bittersweet ale, go for the Gem or for a more complex full-bodied ale, pick the Barnsey…and don’t stop there – book a tour of the brewery to learn all about the cutting edge brewing techniques and get a taste of each of their blends. Bath Ales have also opened numerous pubs in the surrounding areas. We recommend Graze, with its own microbrewery on site for a sophisticated evening of beering and dining, perfect for the beerologist.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Henry’s

One of our favourites. Henry’s restaurant offers honest, imaginative modern dining in a humble setting. The seasonal classic menu offers a choice of dishes that can be enjoyed à la carte or as a four-course tasting experience. A superb selection of wines and craft beers are also available. A must visit whilst in Bath.

4 Saville Row, Bath BA1 2QP

01225 780055

The Raven

A traditional & family-owned pub, serving heart ‘Pieminister’ pies and their own beers. We recommend the ‘Heidi’ pie with a pint of Raven’s Gold.

x, Bath, Bath UK

The Circus Restaurant

Soft-lit restaurant and cafe with neutral tones in Georgian building serving seasonal British food.

10% off lunch bookings Mon-Fri + 10% off dinner bookings 5.15, 5.30, 6.00 Mon-Fri with a Bath Reward Card 

34 Brock St, Bath BA1 2LN

01225 466020

Bertinet Bakery

Beautiful breads, croissants and french patisserie. Also serve lunch and drinks. Try our favourite – chocolate and almond croissant for a takeaway dessert! Take a look at their cookery school too.

x, New Bond Street, Bath UK

Woods

Spacious family-run restaurant serving a menu of French-influenced British dishes at linen-clothed tables.

Two course lunch (12pm-2pm) or early dinner (5.50pm-6.30pm) with a glass of house wine only £15 (Tue-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath BA1 2QX, Bath UK

Brasserie Blanc

Authentic french cuisine with a modern twist. Open every day serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Corkage

Cosy boutique wine bar that serves amazing small plates – passionate, knowledgable staff add to the unique experience

132 Walcot St, Bath BA1 5BG

01225 422577

Ponte Vecchio

Reasonable priced authentic Italian food in riverside setting. Restaurant and cocktail bar.

 Save 15% on food with a Bath Reward Card

x, Bath BA2, Bath UK

01225 424800

Sotto sotto

Sotto sotto

Authentic Italian flavours just a few steps from the Roman Baths, Homemade pasta, pizzas, dry-aged steaks, fresh-fish, and seafood in a charming candle-lit stone grotto.

10 North Parade, Bath BA2 4AL

01225 330236

Activities

City Sightseeing – Tour Bus

The perfect way to see Bath in a day. Hop on and off the open top bus tour for the city route and/or skyline tour. Operates all year round, tickets valid for 24 hours.

x, Bath, Bath UK

Free Walking Tour of Bath

Volunteers who have lived and worked in Bath give unique guided tours of the city. Tours start daily outside the Pump Rooms at 10:30am and 2pm (10:30am only on Saturdays). Over 2 hours, the tour covers the history of Bath and famous architectural sites including the Royal Crescent, The Circus, Queen’s Square, and much more.

x, Abbey Churchyard, Bath UK

Narrowboat Hire

Hiring one of our day boats for a day trip is a great way to get a taste of the Kennet & Avon canal whilst having a great day out with friends and family. With each of our day boats holding between 2 to 12 people for the whole day, it offers great value for money too.

Sydney Wharf, Bath BA2 4EL

01225 447276

Victoria Art Gallery

The Victoria Art Gallery is a free public art museum. It was opened in 1900 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee.

Bridge St, Bath BA2 4AT

01225 477233

Little Theatre Cinema

Dating from 1935, showing arthouse and mainstream films, plus live screenings and a cafe/bar.

St Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG

0871 902 5735

Pulteney Cruisers

A tranquil river cruise that runs from Bathampton to Pulteney weir. The Bathampton stop is within short walking distance from Tasburgh House.

£2 off adult fares with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath BA2, Bath UK

Bike hire

Bike hire

Explore the surrounding area of bath on two wheels. Go through the Two Tunnels – the longest cycling tunnel in the UK, and explore the stunning Cotswold villages, including Castle Combe, Lacock & Bradford-upon-Avon. Bath offers many traffic-free cycle routes with pubs at convenient locations!

Sydney Wharf, Bathwick Hill, Bath BA2 4EL

01225 447 276

Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa

Bathe in the restorative waters of Britain’s only naturally warm, mineral-rich day spa. Enhance your experience and choose from a range of additional treatments, designed to sooth the body and mind.

 3 hour spa admission for the price of 2 (Mon-Fri) with a Bath Reward Card 

x, Bath, Bath UK

Fashion

SouthGate Shopping Centre

Southgate Street, Bath BA1 1AQ

Arts

Victoria Art Gallery

The Victoria Art Gallery is a free public art museum. It was opened in 1900 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee.

Bridge St, Bath BA2 4AT

01225 477233

Little Theatre Cinema

Dating from 1935, showing arthouse and mainstream films, plus live screenings and a cafe/bar.

St Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG

0871 902 5735

Komedia Bath

Komedia is Bath’s award-winning venue for comedy, music, cabaret and club nights.

Auditorium tickets 2for1 (Krater Comedy Club) with a Bath Reward Card 

22-23 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EP

0845 293 8480

Holburne Museum

Packed with fascinating collections of art, this beautiful building with a modern yet stylish extension is open to all for unique exhibitions, lectures or concerts. Garden cafe serves seasonal lunches and delicious cakes.

x, Bath, Bath UK