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10 Things to do this Summer in Bath

Have some artisan ice cream

Pay a visit to Bath’s newest artisan ice cream parlour, Dr Gelato. They even have six delicious vegan flavours! Why not enjoy your ice cream in nearby Parade Gardens and enjoy a view of Pulteney Bridge?

Visit Bath on the Beach

Enjoy a sunny afternoon in this Caribbean beach venue, situated in Royal Victoria Park. Try your hand at beach volleyball and table tennis, followed by tasty cocktails and Mexican street food. Bath on the Beach is free to enter and is open from 10am-10pm until August 4th.

Tour the Roman Baths at twilight

Take in the beautiful surroundings of the Roman Baths by torchlight every evening until 10pm (last entry 9pm). Entry is included with your discounted Bath Reward Card ‘Museums Saver Ticket’. Make your evening even more special with the ‘From Romans to Georgians Package’ (available from Visit Bath) and drink a glass of champagne by the Great Bath before finishing the evening with dinner in the Pump Room.

Take a boat trip on the canal

Take advantage of the summer weather and explore Bath’s surroundings from the Avon and Kennet canal. Take a one hour boat ride from Pulteney Bridge, hire a narrowboat or maybe even take a trip on Bath’s only floating restaurant!

Summer evening racing at Bath Racecourse

Spend an evening at the races! Get dressed up and watch seven classic British horse races whilst enjoying some food in the sunshine. Tickets are available to book online.

Walk the Bath Skyline

Appreciate beautiful views of the city from this 6-mile circular walk, just a short walk from the city centre. If you’re feeling a bit more energetic, try the Skyline 5km Parkrun every Saturday at 9am!

Have dinner to the sound of live jazz

Enjoy a delicious meal whilst listening to live jazz, funk soul and swing every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at Green Park Brasserie – only a short stroll from 4 St George’s House.

Enjoy afternoon tea in the sun

Take an afternoon to sit in the beautiful grade II listed Parade Gardens, whilst enjoying a delicious cream tea from the Parade Gardens Café. From 3pm there is often live music in the park’s bandstand – click here for details.

Play crazy golf

Try your hand at Bath’s 18-hole crazy golf course situated in Royal Victoria Park, with a view of the Royal Crescent. Try your best to make it through a course full of waterways and waterfalls!

Play tennis

Have a game of tennis in one of Royal Victoria Park’s outside tennis courts – or, in the case of classic British summer weather, one of the indoor courts! Prices start from just £4 per person, with rackets and balls available for hire for £2.

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