What to do in Bath
Our concierge team has chosen a basic selection of attractions in Bath:
Should you require more information please feel free to contact us.
Twilight tours at no.1 Royal Crescent
No.1 Royal Crescent are offering special evening tours on Wednesday in April and May (with the possibility of extending these tours throughout June). Two tours are scheduled each evening (6.00 – 7.15pm and 6.30 – 7.45pm). Guests can enjoy a taste of 18th century Bath, above and below stairs, with one of our expert guides. Complimentary light refreshments are included with the price of admission (Adult tickets £12 / Children £5).
Tickets can be bought online in advance or on the day. Please note that tickets are sold on a first come first served basis! For further information, please click here to see the No.1 Royal Crescent website.
We look forward to sharing with your guests a unique glimpse of life lived in Georgian Bath!
For 21 years Mad Max Tours has been whisking guests away from Bath to Stonehenge and a selection of other sites. You would be able to relax in a very comfortable 16 seater mini-coach, guided by a knowledgeable tour operator, while enjoying the views of the English country side. The tour runs over a full day that starts promptly just after 8AM and will bring you back to our world heritage city by 5:30PM. The meeting point is less than 2 minutes from The Henry Guest House.
Please note we are always here to make your time in Bath as enjoyable as possible, should you want breakfast we would be more than willing to open our breakfast doors for you early or provide you with a take away breakfast to fuel you on your sight-seeing journey.
If you would like to book you can give Mad MAx Tours a call on +44 (0) 799 0505 970, or speak to one of our staff at the Bed and Breakfast to book the tour for you.
The Roman Baths
The Roman Baths are open until 9pm in July and August- last entry at 8pm, all other months it will be open until 5pm – last entry 4pm.
There entire experience can take up to 3 hours in total, all guests who stay at The Henry Guest House will recieve a 10% discount at the Roman Baths.
Visitors can see the Baths and Museum but cannot enter the water. An audio guide is available in several languages.
Bath's Coffee Hideouts
Here at our BnB we have chosen to recommend these 5 top coffee cafes in Bath to revatilise yourself at, while traversing the beautiful streets of this world heritage site. These are shrines to the wonderful coffee bean, to the enjoyment of savouring coffee in its purest form and to the celebration of life. These cafes are our coffee inspiration.
In no specific order:
Society cafe (Kingsmead Square, Bath, Avon BA1 2AB) – one of 3 cafes.
Colonna & Small’s (6 Chapel Row, Bath BA1 1HN)
Colonna & Hunter (14-, 15 Milsom St, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1)
Picnic Coffee (9 Saracen St, Bath BA1)
Jacob’s Coffee House (6, Abbey Churchyard, Avon, Bath BA1 1LY)
Free Walking tours of Bath
Sunday to Friday at 10.30 and 14.00, Saturday – 10.30 there is a tour group that meet in behind the pump rooms and abby church for free walking tours. The tour is organised and managed by the Mayor of Bath. A must if you have the time, it would be rude not to!
Evening comedy walks with Bizarre Bath
8 p.m. Comedy Walk (April ‘til September). A tour group will gather just 2 minutes from The Henry Guest House and head off into town for a truly unique and belly jiggling experience.
Make sure to have £10.00 ready for your tour conductor of the evening!
Alongside the weekly touring productions which make up most of its programme, the Theatre Royal is host to several annual events, including the Family Theatre Festival and the Shakespeare Unplugged Festival.
Here is Henry’s hint for travellers passing through Bath – Last minute discount tickets are a real bargain. Available 30 minutes before the performance starts!
The complex also includes bars and restaurants.
Use our guide to some of the independent restaurants, pubs and tea-shops in Bath
Take advantage of the early doors/pre-theatre menus for good food at a budget price
Try the local pubs for a typically English experience
Pump Rooms for tea or coffee accompanied by string quartet or similar
Jane Austin Festival
9th to the 18th of September is the iconic Jane Asuten Festival, celebrating the writing talent and fashion wear of the 18th century. From Summer balls to drinking afternoon tea with Mr. Darcy, you will find everything an aspiring Jane Austen writer would have experienced in her day.
With all of the festivals attractions right around the corner from our 17th century Guest House, it is a really perfect fit for your September break. If you require tickets to any of the events, feel welcome to contact our staff here, and we can assist you in organising your holiday here in Bath over the festival.
Bath Spa 2 day retreat
We have a package deal available to those who would like a getaway from their everyday lives at a Bed and Breakfast in Bath. This includes:
2 x 1.5 hour Spa Session tickets,
2 nights in a Premier Double/ Premier Twin Room at The Henry Guest House,
A reservation at a local resturant wioth the menu of your liking.
Please feel free to contact us for more info.
Cyclists – why not cycle from Bath to Bristol?