Musical May – Bath International Music Festival

Established in 1948, Bath International Music Festival is now in its 67th year and stronger than ever. This year it runs from Friday 15th May to Tuesday 26th May. The popular festival, sees the city come alive with music from nearly 2000 performers over its 12 day run. From classical, jazz, folk and world music,

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Focus on Bath – The Norland Nannies

You may have seen some of the pupils of this College walking to and from the main premises along London Road. Wrapped up in their wool and cashmere brown coats, with their hats perched on their heads, gloves on and laced up brown shoes, they are a distinctive sight in Bath. It’s tempting not to

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Pamper Packages at The Royal Hotel

We’re very pleased to announce that we are now able to enhance your experience at The Royal Hotel and offer you in-house Pamper Packages when you come to enjoy your relaxing stay with us. We’ve joined with the locally based Awen Health & Beauty, who have put together 4 exclusive packages just for our guests

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Women of Bath

Since it was International Women’s Day (8th March 2015), and Mothering Sunday (15th March 2015) last month, plus the inaugural Women of Bath event at The Guildhall in the city on 9th March, supported by our very own female Mayor, Cherry Beath, we thought we’d write a post about some of the important women who

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Focus on Bath: Amy Laws – Fashion Designer

With the fantastically glamorous festival, Bath in Fashion 2015, starting this coming Saturday, March 21st, for a whole week, we thought we’d take a closer look at one of the many Bath based designers within the city. Bath’s history of being a Spa town, and THE place to go and be seen during the “season”,

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Easter Fun – Hop over to Bath!

It doesn’t feel that long ago that we were gearing up for the February Half Term, but then Easter Sunday does fall early this year, on 4th April. We know you’ll all be looking for fun activities and things to enjoy in Bath over the Half Term period, so we’ve rounded up a good selection

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Focus On: George Bayntun’s

As part of our new series of “Focus On Bath” Blog Posts, we have decided to start things with a Bath institution that many people will have perhaps passed but not necessarily heard of or visited. This we want to change, because “boy” are you missing out! Just yards from Bath Spa Station, right next

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Half Term Happenings!

If you’re aiming to visit Bath over the upcoming Half Term holidays, and are looking for some fun things to do with your children, not just the usual museums, then we’ve got a few suggestions for you. Go Medieval mad this February with the unique Ora Et Labora. Not only do they sell products exclusively

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Love is all around…in Bath

There are plenty of reasons to believe Bath is the city of Love – not only is the famous Pultney Bridge built by Robert Adam in 1774 based upon the Ponte Vecchio and Ponte di Rialto in those most romantic of cities Florence and Venice respectively; but Bath was chosen as the setting for most

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Happy Healthy New Year!

With Christmas and New Year behind us, January is typically the month of good intentions; and we at The Royal Hotel can recommend some great ways to get fit and eat well in Bath this year. If you’re thinking of staying with us at The Royal, then enjoying one of our great value Spa Packages

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