by the Mayor of Bath’s Honorary Guides.

Let the guides bring the city to life – not just ‘dull’ history but interesting facts and figures and about the people, their personalities and how they lived, worked and played in our beautiful city.

Daily walks are for individuals and groups of less than 12 people, No booking necessary.

Tours start outside The Pump Rooms, Abbey Churchyard.

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In the 2 hours walk around the city you will learn about

  • The Roman Baths,
  • Medieval Baths and hot springs
  • The 16 century Medieval Abbey
  • The site of the coronation of the first King of all England
  • Superb 18th Century architecture
  • The Royal Crescent, The King’s Circus and Queen Square.
  • The Assembly Rooms, The Guildhall and Pump Room
  • The Bath of Jane Austen, Beau Nash, John Wood and Ralph Allen
  • The personalities and unusual bits brought to life
    And more !!

About the Guides
The guides are volunteers and are proud of the service they offer. It is free and no guide accepts a tip. The reward is the satisfaction of helping visitors understand some of the history of the city and guides do have dinner with the Mayor and Charter Trustees once a year. At this dinner newly qualified Guides are presented with their badge showing all that they are a Member of the Mayor of Bath’s Corps of Honorary Guides.




Tour are run free of charge.

Daily walks are for individuals and groups of less than 12 people, No booking necessary.

Our guides are unpaid volunteers and do not accept tips or gratuities.

Opening Hours

Sunday to Friday – 10.30am and 2pm

Saturday – 10.30am only

Additionally May to September: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7pm

All walks take approximately two hours.