Join 2000 years of history and treat yourself to one of the magical packages in this world-famous historical site. From twilight tours and spa treatments in the ancient hot springs, to a sparkling three-course festive meal with live music – this is the ultimate way to experience Bath heritage.
From the 8th to 16th November, this annual celebration of Wolfgang Amadeus is a feast for classical music fans. Hear famous works from the maestro himself, his contemporaries, plus composers who have been influenced by him. You can’t beat Bath’s setting of Georgian architecture for it either.
Try to resist getting into the festive spirit after a wander through over 170 gorgeous chalets, packed with unique festive gifts. There’ll be all your Christmas favourites like handcrafted toys, high quality artwork and plenty of delicious aromas wafting by. Mulled wine and gingerbread, here we come.
Hit the trail. Bath’s skyline is arguably best walked in the winter months. With pretty views over this historic city, Bath’s buildings look beautiful at this time of year, with the famous Bath stone lit in the winter sun.
If there is one thing you should do around Christmas, its heading to the theatre. The Egg has shows that are sure to delight all ages. The Theatre Royal Bath presents its annual pantomime production running 12 December til January 12th with the mix of local talent and celebrities.
Head to stately Longleat and see Europe’s largest ever display of Chinese lanterns at the Festival of Light. From November to January, the grand house’s grounds become a winter wonderland, home to thousands of glowing lanterns, enchanting fairytale scenes and festive characters.
Not sure what you fancy for Christmas this year? Take a look around the fascinating Fashion Museum and we bet you’ll fancy some new glad rags! This fab museum is home to extravagant period costumes, corsets to try on, and the one-and-only Dress of the Year exhibition.
Bath Film Festival shows no sign of slowing down and there’s a huge spectrum of genres to enjoy. Look out for new films from all over the globe, special events from big names, and a focus on F-rated films; championing female directors, writers and equality.
Bath on Ice is the perfect treat for anyone who loves skating, hobbling or pirouetting on the ice. Whatever your skill, this festive rink pops up from November until January in the picturesque Royal Victoria Park and it makes a fantastic day out for families, couples and groups.
See the Georgian City from a whole new angle with a winter balloon ride over Bath. You’ll never forget seeing the wonderful streets from up high – you can even sip a glass of champagne if you’re feeling extra luxurious. Get in touch with Bath Balloons for an unforgettable voyage.