Beautiful Bath ...... the gateway to the lovely Cotswolds
Activities and Leisure Pursuits
In addition to visiting our lovely city and all of its attractions you may wish to participate in other activities to add to your enjoyment whilst staying with us. Here are some ideas for you to consider.
Wellow Trekking Centre – fun activities for all the Family
Wellow Trekking Centre specialises in creating action packed days for those of all ages. Adults can enjoy the experience of field or target archery. If that’s not your thing then you can always try your hand at clay pigeon shooting and perfect your aim.Archery may be combined with either clay pigeon shooting or horse riding.
Children can spend the day at Frank’s Farm and visit all the working animals and pets on the farm. Wellow Trekking Centre is also located on the Colliers Way cycle route and to help you experience the route bikes are available for hire at a nominal fee.
For more information on all the activities at Wellow Trekking Centre click here.
Bailey Balloons offer hot air balloon flights from Bath and Bristol. Bailey Balloons is run by Jo and Clive Bailey who are both passionate balloonists and pride themselves on their friendly personal approach, and excellent customer service.
A wealth of experience, an unblemished safety record and a clear passion for ballooning has earned Bailey Balloons a fantastic reputation in the Ballooning World. Clive is also the weather advisor for the Western Region Balloon Club and the Flight Director at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta where he is responsible for the launch of over 150 balloons! Jo Bailey carried out the spectacular stunt for the New Land Rover advertising campaign.
With a fleet of different size balloons that fly regularly, they have versatility and are able to tailor make each experience and accommodate any number of guests.
For more information click here
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre
This attractive sports and leisure centre, which has recently been refurbished is only some 200 metres from our hotel and has the following facilities:-
- 25 metre indoor heated swimming pool
- Sauna and steam suite
- Fully equipped gym
- Indoor bowling
The centre is open from 6.30 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily and the current prices for the main activities are as follows:
- 2 hour swimming - £3.80
- 2 hour swimming and sauna - £6.50
- All day use of the gym - £8.50
For more details please telephone 01225 486905
Develop your cooking skills
Whilst enjoying a few days holiday in Bath you can attend a cookery school to help develop your cooking skills. The Vegetarian Cookery School has courses not only in vegetarian cooking but also other dishes including in the Spring making chocolate. The Cookery School is based in the centre of Bath, near to Demuths Restaurant in a wonderful Georgian building, with a super purpose built kitchen, light and airy and the best views of Bath Abbey. The cookery school is run by Rachel Demuth, the owner of the award winning Demuths Restaurant. Since 2001 she has been running an exciting and varied selection of courses for mixed abilities from complete beginner to accomplished cook. Cookery School Vouchers make great presents for foodie friends and family.
For further details you can visit their website click here.
You can develop your knowledge of wine at the same time as tasting some interesting wines or whisky at the Tasting Room in Bath, who are happy to organise tastings for small groups. Please see details on their website click here.