Bath holidays

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‘You can walk virtually everywhere in England by using the train’: the man connecting rail-based walks
A new website aims to offer a wide network of walking routes from British train stations, and is calling on hikers to add their favourites. Our writer accompanies the founder on a ramble to Bath Spa station

Ben Lerwill

30, Apr, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Archaeologists uncover rare 18th-century cold bath under Bath Assembly Rooms
Excavations reveal structure that may be one of a kind below building that was used for range of leisure activities

Harriet Sherwood

08, Oct, 2023 @11:01 PM

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‘Marathon swim against the tide’: Bath lido reopens to public
It has taken 20 years for passionate group of volunteers to save Cleveland Pools, first built in 1815

Steven Morris

23, Aug, 2023 @9:18 AM

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Notes on chocolate: immerse yourself in Bath
As well as the glorious Georgian architecture, there are some wonderful chocolate shops

Annalisa Barbieri

07, May, 2023 @8:01 AM

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‘Today is a magic moment’: Bath’s 207-year-old lido reopens after four decades of neglect
Opened in Jane Austen’s lifetime and recently saved from demolition, Cleveland Pools will welcome swimmers for a short autumn season before making a big splash next spring

Rhiannon Batten

30, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A great walk to a great pub: The Star, Bath
This beautiful stretch of the Cotswold Way serves up hillside views over Bath, and a pub little changed since the 18th century

Phoebe Taplin

22, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Aberdeen to Penzance: the spectacular sights of Britain’s longest train journey
The 13-hour train adventure offers epic snapshots of both cities and countryside

Dixe Wills

22, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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House of horror: Bath opens the world’s first museum dedicated to Mary Shelley
This week the city finally embraced its gothic past – in honour of one of its most famous residents. And with it, a host of dark secrets

Lorna Parkes

23, Jul, 2021 @10:30 AM

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The Guardian view on tourist taxes: travellers should pay their way | Editorial
Editorial: Levies won’t suit every destination, but they can help make sure that visitors are good news for all, not just the businesses that serve them


08, Sep, 2019 @5:30 PM

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Z Hotel Bath: review
With rooms from £45 in the centre of a city with a reputation for expensive accommodation, this new budget hotel chain is a welcome arrival

Jane Dunford

14, Jun, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Henry’s, Bath: ‘A thoroughly lovely expression of the owner’ – restaurant review | Jay Rayner
Don’t worry about data capture, all Henry’s in Bath wants is to cook the food it believes in

Jay Rayner

11, Feb, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Bath revives plan to impose tourist tax
Councillors believe levy of £1 or more on visitors would raise extra cash for city in times of austerity but hoteliers are wary

Steven Morris

10, Jan, 2018 @4:29 PM

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