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Monday, July 03, 2017

Our review of the Bizarre Bath tour  

People come to The County Hotel to enjoy the beauty of Bath and everything our wonderful hotel has to offer. As you’d imagine, our reception team often get asked about the best things to see and do and we try to base our recommendations on first hand expe...

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Baths music festival Party in the City  

The 19th May sees the launch of Bath’s new flagship music festival – the Bath Festival! This includes 2,000 performances across over 30 venues and 3 outdoor arenas including Bath’s historic venues, churches and museums. The aim is to offer a mix of music ...

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Bath Comedy Festival 2017  

This year will be the 9th annual Bath Comedy Festival and set to be the biggest to date.Featuring a host of famous household names and up-and-coming comedians, the festival kicks off on the 1st April with Paul Meston’s brilliant Impro chums, followed by a...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Fall in love with Bath this Valentines Day  

Whether you want to grab a few chilled out days with a loved one, would like to pop the question, or are single and would like to fall in love with the city, Valentines is a very busy time of year, our tip would be to book early and make the most of our C...

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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Are you feeling festive yet  

Our top tips to get up to speed with that Christmassy feeling!1. Visit a Christmas MarketThis is a German tradition that we have happily followed and the city of Bath is host to the biggest one in the South West, you can pick up an array of festive items ...

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Aladdin in Bath... oh no he isnt... oh yes he is!  

If you did a word association about ‘Christmas’ then ‘Pantomime’ would definitely be a popular choice seeing as it is indeed a part of the festive season along with decorating the tree, eating mince pies and turkey!Why are they so popular? Well the audien...

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Get your skates on at Bath On Ice  

Bath On Ice skating rink offers the perfect festive activity a short walk away from the hustle and bustle of the Christmas Market. Whether you could give Torvill and Dean a run for their money or more like Bambi, there is a skate session perfect for you.S...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Today is the Bath Christmas Light Switch On  

This is a the official opening to the Christmas season here in Bath, if you are joining the festivities, head to the Southgate centre where the celebration will be kicking off at 4PM today.Enjoy a lovely lantern parade from the Pauline Quirke Acadamy and ...

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Friday, November 11, 2016

The Festival of Light at Longleat is now open  

Today sees the opening of the Festival of Light 2016 at Longleat Safari Park.This unmissable event will be celebrating the 50th year anniversary of Longleat and starting off this beautiful lantern display will be 8 majestic lions welcoming you as you walk...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Chai Walla, a little gem in the centre of Bath!  

Bath is full to the brim of places to eat from chain restaurants to fine dining, there is an eatery to suit everyone’s taste. It may surprise you however, that from the abundance of choice there is a little restaurant that is currently beating all co...

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Most Magical Bath Christmas Market  

Award Winning Bath Christmas Market 24th Nov - 11th Dec 2016.Fancy starting this Festive Season in style by treating yourself to a day or two at The County Hotel in  Bath? Have a wonderful winter warmer by visiting the award-winning Bath Ch...

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Mid-Week Indulgence  

Happiness is …Locally sourced scones and strawberry jam at The County Hotel Bath. We are running a fabulous mid-week offer starting from the 25th July – 30th September 2016. Anyone who books to stay mid-week at The County Hotel Bath between these dates wi...

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Mid-Week Treat at The County Hotel Bath  

Are you looking for a midweek break in Bath? In our opinion The County Hotel is one of the best hotels in Bath. Whether you are visiting to spend some quality time with your loved ones or having a romantic couples escape there is something to do for every...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Dress to Impress at Ladies Day  

Ladies this is one for the Diary! Do not miss out on Ladies Day taking place on the 20th August at Bath Racecourse. Make a weekend of it and stay at the lovely County Hotel Bath; situated only 15 minutes from Bath Racecourse.Dress to impress for the socia...

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Friday, July 08, 2016

Try a Traditional Bath Bun  

Just a bread roll… I think not! A traditional Bath Bun is a sweet roll which is sprinkled with crushed sugar on top. If you want to experience the history of bath then stay at The County Hotel Bath which is located in the heart of the city centre.Step bac...

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Friday, July 08, 2016

Afternoon Tea... Yes Please!  

The County Hotel Bath is perfectly situated in the city centre! This is perfect because there are so many things to do in Bath. To celebrate being quintessentially British you could spend one of your days by having a fabulous Afternoon Tea. The Pump Room ...

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Take a stroll around Parade Gardens  

Parade Gardens is a Majestic park at river level over looking the weir and providing the perfect retreat from shopping! These delightful gardens are Bath’s most centrally situated and popular pleasure grounds, attracting both tourists and residents. Overl...

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Friday, June 17, 2016

5 things to know about Bath Abbey  

Bath is an amazing city to explore and one of the best ways to do this is to take the Hop On Hop Off Siteseeing tour bus. On the City Tour one of the popular attractions the bus stops at is Bath Abbey. In our latest blog, we explore 5 interesting facts ab...

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Shakespeare In Bath!  

Since today is ‘Shakespeare Day’ we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to let you know of the Shakespeare In Georgian Bath miniature opera performance taking place in the grand Old Theatre Royal at Masonic Hall, Bath.  Students from Bath Spa...

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Celebration for The County!  

 We are pleased to announce that The County Hotel Bath is one of the most loved by 'Hotels.com' customers! We have been recognized for delivering great levels of service and an excellent all-round experience. We would like to take this opportunity to...

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Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Walk your way into Spring!!  

Bath is best on foot! Why not take advantage of one of the following ways to explore the wonderful City of Bath. Bath Skyline Walk, 6 mile moderate walk to blow away the cobwebs. Take in the spectacular views of Bath City, Mendips and beyond. Discove...

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Beat those January blues in Bath...  

Well the mayhem of Christmas and New Year is now over and may have left you feeling a little flat!! Here’s a few ways to beat the January blues in the beautiful City of Bath!! Treat Yourself Visit the wonderful Bath Thermae Spa. Bathe in the only nat...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Magical Bath Christmas Market  

View our Bath Christmas Market overnight Hotel Package here....The wonderful Bath Christmas Market is fast approaching!  Bath city comes alive in all its festive glory.Just a short 10 minute walk along Pulteney Road and over North Parade you are met ...

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum  

If you are looking for a day visit away from the hustle and bustle of Bath City centre then look no further than Westonbirt Arboretum. Located near the historic market town of Tetbury in Gloucestershire, about a 35 minute drive from The County, Westonbir...

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Thursday, October 01, 2015

Hidden Italian Delight  

Leaving The County and taking a stroll down the grand Georgian avenue that is Great Pulteney Street, you’d be forgiven for missing the small flight of steps that lead down to the weir under the iconic Pulteney Bridge. Just before the path follows the...

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Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Art in Bath and Beyond...  

If you are a budding artist, or just enjoy wandering blissfully around art galleries, Bath and the neighbouring cities are the perfect places to visit.When staying at The County for a short break in Bath, we recommend you visit The Holburne Museum, which ...

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Conde Nast Travellers Insider Guide To Bath  

Bath is truly a stunning city and we are lucky enough to be positioned within walking distance from many major attractions. Don't just take our word for it,  let The Insiders Guide Best of Bath tell you more....   This is one of the most g...

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