Creative Community at The Edge Arts

Into design, art or innovation? Once Britain has reopened for business, then you might want to make time for a visit to The Edge, a creative artists’ hub informed by the context and research of the University of Bath. It offers a space ...

The Packhorse: A Pub With History

We may be stuck under lockdown for the foreseeable future, but over time things will get better and we will once again be able to explore this bountiful region, including country pubs like the Packhorse; its history is perhaps ...

Bath’s Ghost Businesses

If you’re wondering what we’re on about, ‘ghost signs’ are those faded advertisements found plastered across the walls of old building, intriguing reminders of a bygone age and there is quite the variety to be found around the streets ...

Take A Dip: Wild Swimming Near Bath

For many the concept of ‘wild’ swimming may be completely new, for others it may be something of a thrill or even hobby, either way the trend has been seen to grow somewhat in recent years and the South West of England has offers ...

Regency Tour of Bath (Jane Austen)

The UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath has played home to many famous names over the years, but perhaps none are more synonymous with the city than the literary legacy of Jane Austen. Every year visitors flock from across the globe to ...

Out and About: Hedgemead Park

If you wander up into Bath’s artisan quarter you will find a hidden gem in the green space of Hedgemead Park. This pocketed park offers a relaxing space to escape the busy city below and is also home to Hedgemead Court, one of Tucking ...

Tucking Mill Industrial History

To the naked eye, the secluded cottages at Tucking Mill are a luxurious retreat in the rural countryside, you would hardly believe the site was just a stone’s throw from the bustling UNESCO city of Bath. However, this tranquil location ...

History Comes To Life at Tyntesfield

The South West of England is littered with interesting archaeological and historical sites, not least the spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival house and gardens at Tyntesfield, which is only a short drive the neighbouring city of ...

Good Food at the Garrick’s Head

The Garrick’s Head pub was the former home of Beau Nash; a grand building located conveniently next to the Bath Theatre Royal, which always makes for an interesting crowd over dinner. The pub was once an inn for actors playing in the ...

Explore the tranquil Hestercombe Gardens

Explore 50 acres of quintessential Somerset gardens, which span three centuries of garden design. Hestercombe House and Gardens offer a famously unique collection of gardens, which have undergone acclaimed restoration works and ...