Christmas in Bath
Have the jolliest Christmas in Bath with our complete guide to Christmas markets, yuletide activities and sparkling Christmas lights in Bath.
There’s lots of magical things to do this Christmas in Bath. From Christmas light trails and Christmas shopping in Bath, to glow in the dark golf, grottos and jolly events, you won’t be stuck for things to do this festive season. Browse our Christmas Bath guide to find out what to see and do as the city is transformed with twinkling lights, seasonal decorations and Christmas trees.
When the weather starts to turn cold and trees start looking bare we know that means the count down to Christmas is near. Bath is one of the best destinations for Christmas shopping and with the popular Bath Christmas Market taking place from Thursday 24th November - Sunday 11th December 2023, it gives you plenty of time to start shopping for those stocking fillers.
In the build up to Christmas we'll be working as hard as Santa's elves to gift you with even more great seasonal content - so keep checking back!
We hope you enjoyed our guide and can now make the most of the city’s jolly festivities! Christmas is our absolute favourite time of the year and we hope our guide makes it that little bit more special for you. Here’s some of our other guides we think you’d enjoy…
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Cosy Pubs in Bath – after a chilly walk around the Christmas scenes or a hard day’s Christmas shopping, where better to relax and warm your cockles than cosied up by an open fire in one of the many cosy pubs in Bath. Find out the best places to enjoy a drink with friends or family in front of a roaring fire in a one of Bath's famous olde worlde pubs. If you're fed up of the cold already, it's high time that you retreated to your local for a bit of warmth and a leisurely tipple.
Afternoon Tea in Bath – where better to partake in this quintessentially British tradition than in this quintessentially British city. The perfect addition to any visit or day out in bath is a scrumptious Afternoon Tea, it’s always a popular choice with locals and visitors to the city. Take your pick from one of Bath's many Tea Rooms including the luxurious Royal Crescent Hotel and traditional afternoon tea at Bath's historic Pump Rooms. Freshly brewed tea, fine china, scones with jam, and dainty finger sandwiches - what could be more decadent than a spot of Afternoon Tea? Whether you're celebrating, treating yourself or it’s just how you roll, we run down some of the best places to take Afternoon Tea in Bath...