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Recreation Ground

North Parade, Bath BA2 4DS, England
+44 1225 325200
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Great venue

Visited for a game between Bath and Newcastle, never been to a 1st class game before but will be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John S
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Great ground next to town centre

5 mins walk from the main street, very tight ground so you're right on top of the action. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WillThornton
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Sydney, Australia
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Established in 1865, Bath Rugby is one of the oldest and most prestigious rugby clubs in the world. The Recreation Ground, or 'Rec' is one of the most idyllic rugby grounds in the country. It nestles next to the River Avon, under the shadow of both the Bath Abbey and Great Pulteney Street, a Georgian masterpiece.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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North Parade, Bath BA2 4DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a game between Bath and Newcastle, never been to a 1st class game before but will be going again. Very well organized, hardly any wait at bars..Inc beer tent. Organized queues for toilets in break, lots of staff and a very friendly crowd....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 mins walk from the main street, very tight ground so you're right on top of the action. Great city for a break

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Took my two boys to their first home Bath game just before Christmas, a Champions Cup match vs Toulon! Could you get a better fixture than that to be your first game? Anyway, we sat in the temporary East stand and thoroughly enjoyed a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Took the train from London Paddington to Bath to see the Bath v Harlequins fixture. Paid for the gold hospitality package and was treated to a great day of food drink meeting the coaching staff and rugby. Seats were very close to try line and...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Upgraded to hospitality tickets at Bath vs Glos, great game although Bath lost right at the end, but the food and drinks and atmosphere was great. well recommended.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

My first rugby match and it was a great game. Handy for the city centre and drinks were surprisingly cheap. Needs new/more loos though.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Exactly what the true Bath Rugby fans call out during matches. A great venue to see premier class Rugby union in a historic surrounding. established over 150 years ago Bath Rugby have during their history been European Champions national champions and premier champions an at...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The great thing about a rugby match is that it doesn't matter who you support or even if you support no-one, you can just enjoy great sport. I watched Bath play Gloucester and despite some rain the atmosphere was fantastic and a really enjoyable game....More

Thank 1sammi
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Happened to be wandering past during our few hours in Bath recently and noticed an open gate so ventured in. The security fella didn't mind me going into what looked like the enclosure for those with mobility issues (wheelchairs) and taking a few photos. In...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited to watch Bath, despite the result and weather trying to spoil it we had a great time. The location is outstanding, a short walk from the baths and other attractions. The staff and both sides supporters all very friendly. On site there was no...More

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