sports and the arts

Where do we start? Golf, horse racing, ballooning and rugby are popular in this part of the world. Theatre, film and muisc venues are also plentiful.

Theatre Royal Bath >

One of the oldest (1805) and most beautiful theatres in Britain with a year-round programme of top-quality drama, opera, comedy and dance. Many plays start at Bath Theatre Royal before their official opening in London.

The Egg Theatre hosts performances and workshops for children.

Bath Rugby >

Experience the exciting atmosphere of a Premiership match at The Rec, the most beautifully situated rugby ground in England next to the Avon, with Bath Abbey as a backdrop. Join loyal fans cheering on their local heroes, many of whom are internationals. Bath Rugby were the First British team to win the European Cup.

Golf >

We have a number of great gold courses nearby at Cumberwell, Bowood, Kingsdown and Castle Combe (The Manor House Golf Club).

Ballooning over Bath >

The area is perfect for ballooing and nearby Bristol holds Europe's largest International Balloon Fiesta every August. We can help you book a balloon flight and drift over Bath’s famous landmarks towards beautiful open countryside beyond.

Bath Racecourse >

Enjoy a day out at the races at this relaxed and friendly racecourse. This is Britain’s highest racecourse, located on Lansdown Hill with views over Bath. It hosts many flat racing fixtures and has regular events including Cider , Beer Festival, Ladies Day and family days

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon >

We are lucky to have such a high quality classical, jazz, folk, world and contemporary music venue nearby. Concerts are held throughout the year. The Centre has superb acoustics, excellent sightlines, comfortable seats, easy access and free parking.




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