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Mayor's Honorary Guides

Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411
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A must do tour

Two hours of free, well-informed and enjoyable tour of the city including all the places you would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Extremely interesting tour and completely free!

Had a fantastic time on this walking tour, saw lots of the city and our guide was extremely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A genuinely free service (tips are NOT accepted) providing daily walking tours in Bath. Received Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2014. Tours take place daily including public holidays except Christmas Day: Sunday - Friday 10.30 & 14.00, Saturday 10.30 only. May to August additional tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 18.00. These tours include the main sights in the city centre - Abbey Church Yard, Queen Square, Royal Crescent, Circus etc. From May to September 2015, additional free tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 11.00 to Great Pulteney Street, the Kennet and Avon canal, the 18th century Sydney Gardens, the Holburne Museum (exterior but you can leave here) and back to city centre. All these walking tours leave from outside the entrance to Roman Baths and Pump Room in Abbey Church Yard and last approximately 2 hours. No booking necessary or possible for individuals, but must be made 4 weeks in advance for group of 12 or more.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411

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Reviewed yesterday

Two hours of free, well-informed and enjoyable tour of the city including all the places you would expect to see. Really knowledgeable and entertaining and a great way to start a weekend of sightseeing. The passion the guides have for this beautiful city is joyful.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic time on this walking tour, saw lots of the city and our guide was extremely knowledgeable which made it all the more interesting. Walk took about 2.5 hours and ended up where we started. The tour guides are all volunteers which make...More

Thank Josh O
Reviewed 2 days ago

A 2 hour FREE walking tour around Bath that gives you a real insight into the history of Bath. A great starting point for any visit to Bath.

Thank Devonair2103
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this tour this morning - Lindsey was our guide. We were in a group of around 10-15 people. It was fantastic!! We saw so much of Bath that we wouldn't have seen had we not done the tour. Lindsey's knowledge...More

Thank Amye D
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful (free) walking tour with knowledgeable & entertaining guides. The full tour lasts for 2 hours but you can join or leave at any time. The tour goes at a leisurely pace but Bath is rather hilly so may not be suitable for everyone.

Thank StJohn2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a free tour of Bath which starts outside the pump rooms and takes around 2 hours. If you want to see Bath and hear it's history This is a must do tour. The tour takes around 2 hours and the information gained from...More

Thank Winniesgirl56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Joined the free walking tour today. Richard our guide was excellent, he was knowledgeable and obviously passionate about Bath. Saw the main sites and all for free. Would love to see this happening in other cities. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the entrance to the Pump House to meet up for the tour. We were lucky enough to have Adge as our guide who was very informative, knowledgeable and funny. We took in a lot of the key sites including the Crescent and...More

Thank simon_auditor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were guided by Susan who was very knowledgeable, informative and helpful. The tour lasted about two and a half hours and the go out in all weathers! We did this on the first day and it gave a great grounding to go back and...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is an absolute must. The history and anecdotes that come from these guides is fantastic. I cannot praise our tour guide Pete enough. We had a mixed group. Everyone was included within the history of bath making it very relatable for all, E.g....More

Thank 561mel
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Jim-and-Denise1994 | Reviewed this property |
The itinerary that Andy followed for us was on a Thursday rather than a Sunday, but the attractions we saw were in the order we listed in our review. Several people peeled off, and they even say at the start that if you need... More
8 May 2017|
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Response from Urban-Foxy16 | Reviewed this property |
They didn't stop near anywhere to sit down. It is two hours of gentle walking but quite a lot of standing and listening too. A couple carrying a baby had to step out half way through - you can leave the tour at any point... More
1 May 2017|
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Response from NigelBHemingbrough | Reviewed this property |
Not Spanish though