South West England
This is a fantastic opportunity to be introduced to the World Heritage City of Bath by the UK’s only qualified tourist guides. They are the internationally respected Blue Badge registered / fully insured / Institute of Tourist Guiding qualified guides. They will ensure you take away a full understanding of Bath, and show you the must-see highlights. The walking tour will be enjoyable, informative, interesting, entertaining, and historically correct!
An enjoyable 2-hour tour that takes in the best of Bath’s ancient Roman heritage, as well as its splendid Georgian architecture and its vibrant modern culture. Your knowledgeable local guides will show you the very best of Bath both past and present, and will give you the inside story on this fascinating city. They will even lead the group inside the Roman Baths to explore the artifacts left in Bath by Britain’s Roman conquerors almost 2,000 years ago.
Explore the beautifully historic Bath on a 24 hour unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With access to 37 stops across 2 routes, you’ll discover all aspects of Bath, with the City Route focusing on the history and architecture of the town centre, and the Skyline Route traversing the natural beauty in the surrounding hills. On your hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, you’ll see the key sights at your own pace, including the Roman Baths, the High Street, The Royal Crescent, Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Prior Park and much more! Learn all about the incredible Roman influence on this ancient city from the double decker bus’s audio tour commentary, provided in 10 languages. And experience 360 degree views of the green scenery from the open-top deck.
Explore the other side of Georgian Bath in this fun and humorous walking tour taking in all the famous sites.
Discover Bath’s corrupt side, a city described by Methodist preacher John Wesley as one of the most sinful and depraved places in the country.
You will hear tales of a city full of gamblers, thieves, opportunists, rogues and ladies of the night.
Enjoy a spectacular and relaxing 75-minute cruise around the largest natural harbour in Europe, and get some great views of the beautiful harbour islands and world famous Sandbanks! With four daily departures, this popular cruise commences from Poole Quay, situated in the traditional harbour town of Poole on the picturesque Dorset coast, and starts with a trip through the harbour, formed in the last ice-age, and continues around Brownsea Island, before returning to Poole Quay.
Get a great introduction to Bath on this 3 hour private walking tour of the city. You will see Bath’s famous landmarks and learn about the city’s past and present with a local guide who was born and grew up in the city. The tour includes a drive to a fantastic viewpoint over the city. There is an option to have either a morning or afternoon tour.
Enjoy unrivalled service with collection and drop-off from your hotel; no need to worry about finding a meeting point early in the morning. All our tours are run by some of the most experienced and highest rated guides in London with more than 10 years’ experience in the industry and degrees in history. Your overall tour experience will be greatly enhanced by your local guide.
Your tour is entirely bespoke and can be changed at any time; even on the day. We understand that every family has different passions and interests, so we cater our service to your personal needs. Our tour itineraries stand out from the crowd.
We won’t ever oversell a product and firmly believe in providing more value through allowing more time at the sights than the big bus tours. We are a small, bespoke company so we guarantee that you won’t be left with an inexperienced backup guide during the busy season. We provide the highest quality guides all year round.
Discover some of the most scenic coastline in southern England on a coach trip from Bournemouth. Travel to the famous Jurassic Coast, via Poole Harbour and Sandbanks, to experience the nation’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit both Lulworth Cove and the natural limestone arch of Durdle Door for 3 hours at your own pace but with plenty of information and maps to help you along the way.
Have a cream tea or fish and chips in one of the many tearooms, cafes or pubs in the village of West Lulworth.
The departure point in Bournemouth has great connections with trains and coaches making this a great day trip from London and the South East.
Not just for the summer! This trip runs all year and provides an amazing day out, even in the depths of winter, just be sure to wrap up warm and look forward to a hot drink in one of the cosy pubs or cafes once you have blown the cobwebs out.
A fun, informative and educational tour through 1000 years of history and the city’s wealth of street art.
Our award winning tours from Bath are thoughtfully organised, allowing you time to explore freely as well having the benefit of our local driver guides who are full of knowledge and passionate about the area.
Being in a small minicoach allows you to see over the hedges and walls but still allows access along narrow country lanes, so you can sit back and enjoy the wonderful Cotswold countryside.
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Enjoy a private guided tour of the extraordinary prehistoric sites of Wiltshire including Stonehenge and Avebury. All tours are by air conditioned car and include pick up from your local* hotel or arrival point. Full day (minimum 8 hours) or half day (minimum 5 hours) tours are available. Full day tours include visits to both Stonehenge and Avebury. West Kennet Long Barrow, Silbury Hill and Durrington Walls are also on route. Your expert local guide has a degree in archaeology and classical studies. As a local he knows the most scenic routes and the more hidden and unusual sites along the way. He also knows the best places to eat and drink including traditional English pubs and the best spots for a picnic lunch.
*local means local to the Stonehenge and Avebury area west of London. Local towns include Salisbury, Bath, Swindon and Marlborough. Pick ups outside of this area including London are possible but may bear an extra cost. Pick up and drop off points can differ to suit you.
All the highlights in one trip, without all the walking!
Let the bus to all the work.
Small groups and no strict route means we can be flexible and include special interest locations.
Live, experienced guides can show you the best of Bristol.
All our guides are locals that love Bristol.
With this unique bus tour of filming locations from classic British comedy Only Fools and Horses you’ll spend the afternoon visiting scenes from some of TV’s funniest moments. This tour of exterior locations includes Nelson Mandela House, the Batman and Robin scene, Sids Cafe, the wine bar where Del falls through the hatch and many other memorable moments with your guide giving you the background and behind the scenes to the show.
This experience offers the only direct tour from Bath to Stonehenge. The ride to Stonehenge takes just under one hour each way. We use luxury mini-coaches with large panoramic windows, air-conditioning and comfortable seats to ensure your journey is relaxing and enjoyable. Along the way, the driver/guide will point out all the sights from panoramic views of the Salisbury Plains to Celtic Hill Forts and Thatched Villages. On a clear day, you may even spot the famous Westbury White Horse – one of the Chalk Hill Carvings of Ancient Wessex.
Exploring any of the villages near Bath independently may give you only a superficial glimpse of rural England. On this private half-day tour, visit a village that encapsulates country life, both past and present. Settle into a private vehicle and travel to an off-the-tourist-trail village with some unusual historical features. Stroll the lanes and surrounding countryside; enjoy refreshments (own cost) at the pub; and gain insight you’d miss if alone.
• Private half-day English village and countryside tour from Bath
• Visit an off-the-trail village with ease to discover the real, rural England
• Learn history and tales you’d miss if alone; walk in the country, and more
• Includes choice of departures and hotel pickup and drop-off for ease.
Get a great introduction to Bath on this private walking tour with a local guide who was born and grew up in Bath and then in the afternoon visit a small falconry in a charming village on the outskirts of the city where you will have the unique opportunity to fly a hawk in the surrounding countryside.
Book a private tour of the World Heritage City of Bath by the UK’s only qualified tourist guides. They are the internationally respected BLUE BADGE registered / fully insured / Institute of Tourist Guiding qualified guides. They will ensure you take away a complete understanding of Bath, including how it fits into the history and geography of the UK as a whole. It will be informative, interesting and of course entertaining!
Group Size: We are happy to cater for the individual or couple looking for a unique experience or groups up to 20. If your group is larger then please contact us an we will arrange for additional guides
We are also able to customise the tour and themes such as Romans in Bath, Jane Austen, Literary figures, Remarkable Women of Bath have all been popular. Just contact us and we can tailor the tour to your interest.
Guided walking tour of filming locations from hit TV show Doc Martin in the charming Cornish village of Port Isaac.
The charming UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath is located a short distance from Bristol and is highly recommended as a place to visit. This tour of Bath will give you a great introduction to the city and has the benefits of being a private tour with private transportation to take you to and from Bath. You will have the added benefit of being taken on the tour by a guide who was born and raised in Bath giving you an insider’s perspective on the city.
• Private walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath
• Be shown around Bath by a local guide who was born and grew up in the city
• Private round-trip transportation from Bristol to Bath
I have been touring the Cotswolds for over 20 years and know it really well and relate this enthusiastically to make your visit very special
Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site site during a customised tour where every member of your family will receive one-on-one attention. Learn about a wide array of sites and topics such as the Bath Abby, the Roman Baths and Jane Austin’s connection to the city.
Along the way you will see wondrous sights such as the Pulteney Bridge. It is one of only four bridges in the entire world which has shops throughout both sides, and the only one in England! Besides learning about the fascinating history of the Roman Baths you will also see the beautiful Thermae Bath Spa, Britain’s only thermal spa. Admiring this stunning modern addition to this historic city may entice you to a dip in their rooftop pool. While this is sadly not included in the tour you are free to admire the views of the Bath skyline after the tour.
As all our private tours, this experience can be tailored to your needs and interests!
Bath Ghost Tours offer the very best ghost walk in the city of Bath. A mixture of fun, theatrics. historical fact and paranormal experiments, the whole family will love this tour. It is suitable for all age groups and as well as providing visitors with a highly entertaining night out in the city, this tour of the city of Bath by night is quite beautiful. It is the only tour on which guests are actively encouraged to take part in the stories and become involved in the experiments.
A fun and different way to see Bath!
Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.
Spot things other people take for granted!
You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.
Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
Turn the historic streets of Bath into an exciting outdoor escape room, with The Mystery of the Prince’s Stolen Statue!
As the legend goes, on 12th August 1812, the cream of Georgian society were invited to the city of Bath to attend the grandest social event of the decade; the Prince Regent’s 50th birthday party. As a centrepiece for this lavish party, the Mayor of Bath planned to present a very special birthday gift to the Prince; a priceless golden statue that had recently been uncovered beneath the city’s ancient streets. However on the night of the party, as the Mayor removed the veil, onlookers were stunned to see that the statue had been stolen, and replaced by a humble cabbage!
On your adventure you must track down the clues, solve a range of cryptic puzzles hidden in the historic streets of Bath, and finally uncover the hidden resting place of the priceless golden statue.
Owned by local entrepreneur and magician Mark Bennett, Smoke & Mirrors Bar is located within Bristol’s theatre district. During this 85 minute comedy magic show with two of the House Magicians will have you entertained all night long. Smoke & Mirrors also always strives to offer the very best in award winning bar food, fine wines and real ales.
This tour will take you to all the must-see sights in Bath, including the Royal Crescent, the Circus and the Bath Abbey, but with a difference.
Travelling in a Mini means we can go where other other tour companies can’t go, and being in a Convertible means amazing views.
You’ll get off the beaten track and visit secret squares, crescents and corners that only locals usually see, as well as film locations and beautiful countryside.
This is a unique tour for an unforgettable experience.
Join this spectacular full day tour adventure along the Jurassic Coast. From Durlston Park to Broadchurch (East Cliff Westbay), marvel at the 147-million-year-old Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove coastline. Gaze at arguably the most stunning view across the Jurassic Coast from Portland and Abbotsbury Hill. Discover Portland’s fascinating history and wander through the thousand year old village of Corfe and its Castle. Then you head further south following the 18 mile Chesil Beach and onto the location where Broadchurch was filmed. Perfect for a personal tour as you will have time to stroll at your leisure. A truly memorable day out with your friends or family.
A wonderful knowledge of Bath. I’ve worked for the Ministry of Defence (Navy) Yellow Pages advertising, Brewery & Gambling industries in Sales. But for 20 years a BATH TOUR GUIDE often dealing with coach companies coming to Bath but many walking and driving tours undertaken.
I strive to make people’s visit to Bath exceptional. Endeavouring to show them places & tell them about events they otherwise would never have seen.
Falmouth Uncovered is a historical walking tour that peels away the centuries and reveals Falmouth as it used to be — a raucous melting pot of pirates, sailors and adventurers. This is a history tour with fire in its belly, and with gripping stories for grown-ups and fun activity sheets for children, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There’s nowhere else in the world quite like Falmouth, and after you’ve experienced the tour you’ll never see it in quite the same way again.
If you enjoyed Bridgerton you’ll love this tour, visiting the main filming locations in Bath of the hugely popular Netflix series. Relive the scenes and get a further insight into the society and life of the aristocracy in the early 1800s.
Bridgerton has been a worldwide hit and Bath was the major location for the filming of many of Bridgerton’s outdoor scenes, and a few of the interiors too. Chosen by Netflix for it’s stunning architecture, ambiences and period correct features. 70 scenes, in over 14 locations, were shot in Bath.
Stops will include the exteriors of the homes of the overly ambitious Featheringtons and the cunning but likeable Lady Danbury, the Modiste dress makers. the quaint Gunter’s Tea Shop, in reality a hairdressers and of course the world famous Royal Crescent.
You’ll find yourself digging deep into your Bridgerton knowledge in an attempt to link the real life locations to the scenes and events of the show. It can be a real tester!
Stone circles, stunning Cotswold villages and film locations – see it all in one day. Award winning tours in small groups ( max 12 persons) with superb local guides.
Arrive at iFLY Basingstoke and safely float in an 800-horsepower vertical wind tunnel that generates a wall-to-wall cushion of air commonly used by professional skydivers without having to jump from a plane. Just about anyone can fly and no experience is necessary.
Once inside the flight chamber, a tunnel operator slowly increases the wind speed until you and your instructor are airborne. Feel the adrenaline rush as you float at wind speeds reaching 130 to 175 mph (209 to 282 kph). The stable wall-to-wall airflow keeps you from falling off the column of air and your instructor is on hand at all times to guide you.
The entire indoor skydiving experience takes about 90 minutes from start to finish. Each session includes up to 13 people, but you fly one-on-one with your instructor twice – the same freefall time as three tandem skydives!
To ensure our team are able to fly you, it’s vital you arrive at the venue no less than 45minutes before your booked flight time.
Play a city exploration game where you search your surroundings for ways to solve fun challenges and puzzles that reveal amazing places and stories in the city center of Bristol. There is no guide involved, you just follow an app and play at your own pace.
Each challenge will lead you to the next place by providing you with exact directions on screen. As you solve the challenge, the story of that place is unlocked. And the next location is revealed.
Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.
You will search for lost love, explore the city’s street art and find out secret stories.
If you are part of a group, one person can purchase access for everybody by selecting the total number of people. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket.
So, are you up for an exciting city game?
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
From poems of the ‘bonnie’ landscapes and character of the past to stories of some of the most well-known wizards and detectives of our time, all can in some way thank their beginnings to the streets of the beautiful city of Edinburgh.
From the comfort of your own home you can join us as we virtually walk the streets of Edinburgh discovering were some of our favourite authors created their best selling stories and the inspiration behind some of the most well-known characters in literature. This is a tour perfect for all book lover no matter what genre, with a special mention of the Scottish dialect that some of the best Scottish writers and poets favoured over the past 300 years!
To start, you will get instructions to log on and join your guide and fellow ‘virtual tourists’ on this fun filled interactive literature themed tour. After virtually meeting your guide at the birthplace of ‘The National Bard of Scotland’ on the west coast of Scotland.
Walking around a city, whilst listening to a tour guide, is a perfect form of exercise. 1000 years of Trade and Industry made Bristol the UK’s second city.
See the Cathedral, Banksy’s, Harbour, Docks, Georgian Square, Old Vic, ‘Bridge’, Castle site, Old City, corn exchange, markets, Guilds, Street Art, and Sugar House.
We take a maximum of six people on our walk. Enjoy a 2-hour guided walk, circa 12,000 steps and 3-4 miles long, listening on to interesting facts, colourful characters, history and anecdotes on the way.
Join your guide, who having moved to Bristol in 1980, attended Bristol Poly (UWE), has lived, played rugby, worked off and on in the city for 40 years. He is continually researching the city as a hobby and wants to give something back to the place he adores.
The style is interactive, flexible, light-hearted and personal. Nature breaks are limited, so please plan ahead.
Travellers you are invited to take this leisurely self guided tour of Bath with our innovative webApp. It’s really simple to use and during the ‘Great Pandemic” of 2020 ideal to keep you and your group safe.
We will show you everything about a place.
The main sites
But also the small stories, the best pubs and bars, where the locals eat and much much more.
This is your tour at your own pace and at your convenience. We have done all the homework for you and found and researched all the stories and facts you need for an enlightening self guided tour of Bath’s history, culture, heritage, music and arts.
Once logged in you are the boss, you decide what you want to see and when you want to see it.
Join us on our podcast walking tour as we explore Bath’s ancient and medieval history. Learn about Bath’s origins as a spring for pigs to bathe in, the Roman invasion, and the mystical properties of Bath’s water.
Beyond the baths, this city is steeped in historical and cultural significance, as demonstrated by Bath Abbey, home to the coronation of the first King ‘of all England’.
We want to make every experience as captivating as possible, which is why our immersive audio guides are just like podcasts: engaging, quirky, and lively. Our interactive digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly onto your smartphone!
This is a BRIDGERTON film location tour from me, a long standing guide in Bath with 25 years of experience. We will see all of the following plus so much more.
# Lady Danbury’s house – The Duke in residence
# The Featheringtons’ abode
# The Gunter’s tea shop
# Lady Dee’s Hat Emporium
# Modiste’s dress shop
# Siena’s dwelling
# The Market
We promenade the cobbled streets of Bath cleverly disguised as Grosvenor Square London unfolding the story of BRIDGERTON with references to all the other locations used to bring the wonderful Regency story to life. I will include actual historical anecdotes to enhance this
(Bath has been used for Jane Austen productions, Sherlock & Vanity Fair to mention some others).
My tour guide delivery will be upbeat and entertaining, not just facts, hopefully to make your engaging and fun. Many photo stops will be possible during the tour as I fully explain the locations and where they appeared in BRIDGERTON
Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 400 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first-hand where executions took place.
Shepton Mallet Prison conducts guided tours run by ex-prison officers who once managed these prisons. Our two-hour tours give you the opportunity to view our historic buildings and learn more about their history dating back to 1610.
Walk in the footsteps of the historical characters of Winchester’s past: the Romans, Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror, Oliver Cromwell, and Henry VIII
Bring to life Winchester’s great literary characters: Jane Austen, John Keats, Thomas Hardy, Sherlock Holmes, and King Arthur.
Walk the streets of Winchester, with its mighty historical and literary characters.
Groups limited to 8
Tour Starting Point: Outside Winchester Train Station, beside Taxi Stand
Are you looking for a way to see Bristol without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace on this affordable audio walk.
• Find out how a brush with death brought legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Bristol, where he built the first transatlantic steamship and what was the world’s longest bridge
• Hear from producer Ste Russel, an experienced tour guide
• Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before and after your booking date
• Use the virtual tour option at home
Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.
The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
Please note this is a hilly route.
Discover Bath at your own pace with our self-guided walking tour of the city. You will discover more of this wonderful city and the history that has defined the area with our Welcome to Bath tour and Jane Austen Walking tour. Whether you’re after a cake at Sally Lunn’s or a bathe in the Thermae Spa, these tours are perfect for you.
You’ll join Katie, a historian and her friend Colm as you wander through the UNESCO World Heritage Site and stroll down the streets of Bath with this walking podcast tour. Learn about the city’s Roman origins, mysterious natural waters and beautiful architecture. Learn about the Georgian and Regency era and walk in the footsteps of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley and Beau Nash in this historical journey through one of Britain’s most beautiful cities. Our interactive digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly onto your smartphone!
After 1700 years of history, all contained within its ancient walls, Bath was reborn to become England’s premier place of resort. It attracted many of the country’s aristocracy and gentry, but also the not so well-to-do along with them.
On this self guided audio tour, you can promenade just as visitors did then, and experience the glamour of high society in Georgian-era Bath. You’ll see architecture that has impressed visitors for 300 years – and by the end, in the words of Jane Austen, you too will be saying, “Oh! Who can ever be tired of Bath?”.
You’ll hear about:
• Lions playing football
• Four Kings, all called George
• Queen Victoria’s only visit to Bath
• Cafes that stand out and shopping suggestions
• Something which may seem ‘all Greek to you’ explained
• Funny reasons for some of the street names
• Hidden meanings from the past carved in the stone
A fun and different way to see Bristol!
Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones.
Spot things other people take for granted!
You’ll learn interesting facts and stories.
Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
This self-guided audio walking tour of Bath will open your eyes to a hidden world of yesteryear. Following the line of the ancient city wall, you’ll hear about people who have walked this route before you. They include the Celtic Britons and French Normans, along with the Saxons, Vikings and yes, everyone’s favourites, the Romans. Why not ‘lend me your ears’ for a walk and talk covering 1700 years?
You’ll hear about:
• How the Romans joined two Goddesses together
• When one river becomes two
• A funny story of a French girl and her secret recipe
• Bath’s hidden cathedral
• Burial sites beneath Bath Abbey
• What remains of the ancient wall and what was thrown from it
• The only true hot water springs in Britain
• A famous Bath delicacy or two and some ideas of great gifts
And so much more!! – so allow 1 -1.5 hours for the walk and more if you visit the Abbey and the Roman Baths.
Enjoy a private guided tour around one of Britain’s most famous icons, Stonehenge. Fast-track pre-booked admission is included. This half-day tour gives you plenty of time to explore the ancient prehistoric monument and includes private transportation to and from Bath. You can choose either a morning or afternoon tour.
Walking around the streets of Mousehole, you certainly get a real feel for the village and can see some amazing things, but the chances are you aren’t really catching everything. This is the beauty of joining a walking tour – you get to explore somewhere new, admire the scenery and learn some fascinating facts along the way – all this from a Mousehole girl who is always excited about this truly special village – private guided walks are available and bookable at a mutually agreeable time.
Enjoy a fantastic 2-hour round cruise between Poole and Swanage, and experience over 2 million years of geological history. This popular cruise takes you through Poole Harbour, close to Brownsea Island (affording great views on its magnificent castle), continues past the exclusive houses of Sandbanks and out into the open sea! From there you sail through time and observe 2 million years of geological history in the breath-taking Jurassic Coast. Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay and Swanage bay are just a few of the landmarks you pass before arriving to Swanage Pier and returning back to Poole Quay. Informative commentary included.
A stunning full day out on the Jurassic Coast. Departing from Bournemouth and visiting all the main sights on the Isle of Purbeck such as Sandbanks, Swanage, Durlston Country Park, Corfe Castle, Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove to experience the nation’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site.