The Best Outdoor Activities to Enjoy When You Stay in Bath

Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is justly famous for its stunning architecture, rich history, and natural hot springs. However, Bath is not just a city of history, culture and relaxation. It’s also the perfect place to visit for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for adventure and excitement. Below, are some of the best outdoor activities that you can enjoy when you stay in Bath:


Walking or Biking the Bath Skyline – The Bath Skyline offers a six-mile circular walk that provides stunning views of the city, including the Royal Crescent and Bath Abbey. If you prefer cycling, the Skyline route is also bike-friendly, giving you the opportunity to have a great workout while enjoying the scenic views.

Kayaking on the River Avon – Bath has two beautiful rivers, the Avon and the Kennet, both of which can be explored by kayak. If you like the idea of exploring the city from a unique perspective while enjoying calm waters and wildlife, you can easily rent a kayak while you are here

Horse Riding – If you love horses, you can ride through the beautiful Bath countryside, enjoying stunning views of the countryside while experiencing the freedom and exhilaration of horse riding.

Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride – For a more serene adventure, take a hot air balloon ride and experience the stunning beauty of Bath from above. The breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding countryside are well worth it.

Hike to the Top of Bathampton Down – On Bathampton Down, which is located just outside the city, you will find a beautiful footpath that, if you follow it to the top, will lead you to stunning views of the city and surrounding countryside. It’s a relatively easy walk, making it suitable for families and individuals of all fitness levels. In conclusion, Bath is not just a city of culture and relaxation: it’s also a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether you prefer walking, cycling, kayaking, horse riding, or even hot air ballooning, it has something for everyone. And if you are looking for the perfect place to stay, we have a beautiful room waiting for you here at the Royal Hotel.

Bath Leisure Break from £149 pp for 2 nights

All from £149 pp for 2 nights Sun-Thurs, with a £40 pppn supplement Fri-Sat. Based on 2 persons sharing a double or twin standard room.

Please view the Things to Do in Bath page on our website to help make your Bath Break even more enjoyable.

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