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Tours and Sightseeing in Bath

With fascinating landmarks such as the Roman Baths and the Bath Abbey right on our doorstep, Bath is the perfect location for tours and sightseeing.

From open bus tours, to popular sightseeing spots, this guide is here to help by providing you with an extensive list of the best tours and sightseeing spots in Bath, that create the ideal family day out.

Read below to see which tours or sights in Bath you want to visit!

Open Bus Tours

Open Bus Tours

About: Visit the historical city and take a trip through Bath's breath taking centre and Skyline on one of Bath's open bus city tours. City Tours allows you to view all the popular attractions and beautiful scenary without having to move a muscle. You can learn all about the history and culture of the sights with their impressive commentary.

Sightseeing Views: This tour has 17 stops which allow you to see the following:

  • Royal Crescent
  • Pulteney Bridge
  • The Circus

For the Skyline Tour you'll view the American Museum, Claverton Down and Prior Park Landscape Garden.

Departures: Buses leave frequently from various points all around the city.

Tickets: Tickets are valid for both city centre and skyline tours and are valid for 24 hours.

  • Adult £17.00
  • Senior £14.00
  • Child £9.50
  • Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £48.00

Book: Visit their website, or call 01225 444102

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Pulteney Cruisers

Pulteney Cruisers

About: See what Bath has to offer on one of the most scenic river trips. The Pulteney Cruisers provide a luxury boat trip with helpful historical commentary.

Sightseeing Views: This one hour boat ride takes you through Avon Valley to Bathampton where you'll get to view the old toll bridge at Bathampton weir. 

Depatures: From Pulteney Bridge at regular intervals

Facilities: Heated cabin, sun deck, drinks, and a toilet


  • Adults – £10
  • Children – £5 (5 – 15)
  • Students & OAPS £8
  • Single to or from Bathampton – £6
  • Groups of 15 & over – £8 per person. (Pre-book via email).
  • Under 5’s go free.

Book: Call 07810 837787 or email

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Original Wild Stand Up Paddleboarding Tours

Original Wild Stand Up Paddleboarding Tours

About: Original Wild offers creative and quirky private tours of the beautiful city, Bath. From stand-up paddleboarding to kayak tours, they really offer the best adventure! Their incredible activities allow you to view Bath in the most unique way. 

Sightseeing Views: Bath countryside and Pulteney Bridge

Depatures: Central Bath and Bathampton

Tickets: £35pp

Book: Email or call 01225 582181

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The Hidden Gardens of Bath Tours

The Hidden Gardens of Bath Tours

About: Bath is home to an array of beautiful gardens that are hidden behind private houses and hotels. The Hidden Gardens of Bath provides tours of Bath's secret gardens. You'll get the chance to be introduced to the creative garden owners, look around their gardens and enjoy a delicious cup of tea and some biscuits, or a cream tea/full afternoon tea. 

Sightseeing Views: Bath's hidden gardens

Depatures: Various around Bath

Tickets: See their full list here.

Book: Call 01225 442788 / 07793 085267 or email

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Jane Austen Tour

Jane Austen Tour

About: Bath being Jane Austen's home means ECT Travel can bring you the most fascanting tour! Their guided walking tours will allow you to visit secret destinations, listen to their specialist talks and enjoy a luxerious afternoon tea in Queen’s Square. The tour allows you to explore where Jane Austen once lived as well as the known locations that are told in in her novels

Sightseeing Views: Gravel Walk, Queen's Square, The Assembly Rooms, The Holburne Museum, No.1 Royal Crescent

Depatures: The Royal Crescent

Tickets: Click here to see

Book: Call 0800 298 0588

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