Guided tour

Bath: History and Scandals Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Walking Tours of Bath

Bath: History and Scandals Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Walking Tours of Bath
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From US$ 15.70 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the wonders and sights of the Georgian city of Bath on a guided walking tour. Learn the history behind the city's development and hear about the historical scandals behind the town.

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Duration 105 minutes
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  • Spice up your trip to Bath by uncovering its scandalous stories from history
  • Discover the rich history behind the stunning Roman and Georgian architecture
  • See the city's top sights like the Abbey, the Roman Baths and the Pump Rooms
  • Uncover how the Plague Pits and Dueling Grounds have transformed over time
  • Find out where famous people like Jane Austen and Nicholas Cage have lived
Full description

Explore the streets of Bath on a guided walking tour and see its top sights and a few hidden gems along the way. Follow your guide through the city's scandalous past and see sight like the Abby, the Roman baths, and the old Gambling Dens.

Meet your guide in the Abbey Churchyard in the heart of the city. Get a rundown of the tour rules and begin your walking adventure. Walk around the corner and listen as your guide reveals the early foundations of the city.

Find out the story behind Bath's magical healing waters. Continue on a whirlwind tour of sights, stories, and incredible scandals that are part of the very fabric of the lovely city.

Go by places like the Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths and the Pump Rooms restaurant. Admire the romantic Pulteney Bridge and the architecture of the Theatre Royal. Stroll through Queens Square and view the grounds of the elegant Royal Crescent hotel.

See some of the less frequented historical sights like the Plague Pits, Dueling Grounds, places of pubic execution, and Gambling Dens. Uncover where Jane Austen, Dr. Livingstone, and Nicholas Cage have lived.

Marvel at the ring of large townhouses at the Circus and finish your tour at the Assembly Rooms.

  • Walking tour
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

The guide will be standing just outside the main door to the Bath Abbey, close to the first bench in the courtyard. Look for the 'Bath History and Scandals Tours' sign.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine

Product ID: 411524