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Think You Know Bath? Think Again

Peek beneath the surface of Bath’s Georgian architecture and you’ll find a vibrant and modern city, with experiences well beyond the ordinary.

Delve a little deeper and explore a little further, and you’ll find that there is much more to Bath than meets the eye.

  • Paddle on the open water with Pulteney Bridge as your backdrop
  • Live life Caribbean-style at Bath’s very own beach
  • Brew your own beer
  • Taste your way around the best of Bath’s food and drink scene
  • Enjoy an evening of top-class comedy 
  • Stay in unexpectedly affordable accommodation at the University of Bath. With prices starting at just £36 per night, you can find everything you need for a short stay, just a short walk or bus ride from the city centre
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Expect the Unexpected in Bath this Summer

  • Make it a trip to remember with a break in Bath
  • Book a great value, short stay at the University 
  • The lively city centre is just a short walk or bus ride away 
  • Discover Bath’s out-of-the-ordinary experiences and nightlife 
  • Live like a local, without breaking the bank

Delve a little deeper and explore a little further, and you'll find that there is much more to Bath than meets the eye.

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Plan Your Unexpected Trip

Let us spill the beans on some of the city’s secrets to inspire your Bath itinerary....

  • Take to the water for a thrilling paddleboarding session with Original Wild
  • We may be 27 miles from the nearest coastline, but how about a game of volleyball on Bath’s hidden beach?
  • Get an authentic taste of the city by joining Savouring Bath for a foodie tour
  • Take some Insta snaps on a photo tour
  • Sample craft beers straight from the taproom at Electric Bear, or try Bath’s very own gin
  • Hire a karaoke pod at The Cork, or enjoy two-for-one cocktails at Sub 13
  • Bag a bargain at vintage boutiques and high-street favourites, from Grace & Ted to SouthGate (be sure to get a snap of the striking Wisteria Walk!)
  • Travel to Bath for less than you'd expect with a Great Western railcard, so you can spend less on travel, and more on experiences

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