Special free guided walks around Bath!

IMG_3415Members of the Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides have arranged some ‘special’ summer walks around our World Heritage City between July 22nd and Agust 2nd. 

There will be 10 routes with a mix of old and new topics to please all tastes.

Walcot and the Paragon

A walk around the Artisan Quarter of Bath looking for evidence of occupation from Romans to present day

Statues, Friezes and Faces of Bath – with some Relief(s)

Daylight Robbery

Art nouveau, bow, blocked-up, false, fanlight, sash, stained glass and trompe l’oeil….windows – Bath has them all!

Nelson’s Blood

A walk in the footsteps of Nelson, his family and naval companions

Inventors, Scientists and Explorers

Celebrating Bath men and women who contributed much in the field of discovery and invention

Jane Austen in Bath

The Map’s Right – Only the Buildings Have Changed

Explore Bath using a mid-18th Century map as our guide

Charming Crescents, Pleasing Places

Exploring the slopes of Lansdown

Scandals and Gossip

“Always the very life blood of Bath conversation…..”

MAYOR OF BATH’S CORPS OF HONORARY GUIDES

Free Special Walks There are ten topics each of which will be covered twice, once at 10.00am and once at 7.00pm.

Date

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Morning 10.00am

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Evening 7.00pm

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Mon 22 Jul

Walcot and the Paragon

A walk around the Artisan Quarter of Bath looking for evidence of occupation from Romans to present day

Start and Finish: By entrance to Podium, Northgate Street

Statues, Friezes and Faces of Bath – with some Relief(s)

Start and Finish: Abbey Great West Doors.

Tue 23 Jul

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Daylight Robbery

Art nouveau, bow, blocked-up, false, fanlight, sash, stained glass ,trompe l’oeil,…windows – Bath has them all!

Start and Finish: Abbey Great West Doors

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Feisty Females

Start: Laura Place Finish: South Parade

Wed 24 Jul

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Nelson’s Blood

A walk in the footsteps of Nelson, his family and naval companions

Start and Finish: Empire Hotel, Orange Grove

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Inventors, Scientists and Explorers Celebrating Bath men and women who contributed much in the field of discovery and invention

Start: Abbey Great West Doors Finish: Outside the Guildhall

Thu 25 Jul

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Jane Austen in Bath

Start: 4 Sydney Place, Bath Finish: Abbey Churchyard

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The Map’s Right – Only the Buildings Have Changed

Explore Bath using a mid-18th Century map as our guide

Start: Under East End Window of Bath Abbey in Orange Grove Finish: Abbey Great West Doors

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Fri 26 Jul

Charming Crescents, Pleasing Places

Exploring the slopes of Lansdown

Start and Finish: No 1 Royal Crescent

(Some steep gradients/steps)

Scandals and Gossip

“Always the very life blood of Bath conversation…..”

Start and Finish: At the side of the Guildhall in Orange Grove

Mon 29 Jul

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Statues, Friezes and Faces of Bath – with some Relief(s)

Start and Finish: Abbey Great West Doors.

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Daylight Robbery

Art nouveau, bow, blocked-up, false, fanlight, sash, stained glass and trompe l’oeil windows – Bath has them all!

Start and Finish: Abbey Great West Doors

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Tue 30 Jul

The Map’s Right – Only the Buildings Have Changed

Explore Bath using a mid-18th Century map as our guide

Start: Under East End Window of Bath Abbey in Orange Grove. Finish: Abbey Great West Doors

Jane Austen in Bath

Start: 4 Sydney Place, Bath Finish: Abbey Churchyard

Wed 31 Jul

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Scandals and Gossip

“Always the very life blood of Bath conversation…..”

Start and Finish: At the side of the Guildhall in Orange Grove

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Nelson’s Blood

A walk in the footsteps of Nelson, his family and naval companions

Start and Finish: Empire Hotel, Orange Grove

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Thu 1 Aug

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Inventors, Scientists and Explorers Celebrating Bath men and women who contributed much in the field of discovery and invention

Start: Abbey Great West Doors. Finish: Outside the Guildhall

Walcot and the Paragon

A walk around the Artisan Quarter of Bath looking for evidence of occupation from Romans to present day

Start and Finish: By entrance to Podium, Northgate Street

Fri 2 Aug

Feisty Females

Start: Laura Place Finish: South Parade

Charming Crescents, Pleasing Places

Exploring the slopes of Lansdown

Start and Finish: No 1 Royal Crescent. (Some steep gradients/steps)

More information on www.bathguides.org.uk ALL walks are free of charge!