Bath: City Boat Trip and Walking Tour

Activity provider: Bath Adventures

Bath: City Boat Trip and Walking Tour

Activity provider: Bath Adventures

From US$ 26.68 per person

Make the most of your time in Bath with a uniquely combined 25-minute boat trip and a 50-minute walk. See the highlights of a UNESCO World Heritage City on foot and on water on a fully guided tour.

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Duration 80 minutes
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Get a unique perspective of this World Heritage city from the river and on foot
  • Delight in an 80-minute, small-group tour that is perfect for families
  • Gain an overview of the city's rich history and attractions
  • Keep the children entertained with a kid's quiz
Full description

Enjoy an informed, leisurely overview of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. Discover the city's main sights on both a river cruise and a guided walking tour with a local guide. Meet at Bath Quays on the riverside in central Bath. Be greeted by your skipper and guide to start your unique land and water tour. Begin with a 25-minute river cruise along the River Avon, taking in sights such as the Half Penny Bridge, St. John's Church, Bath Abbey, Parade Gardens, Pulteney Bridge, the Weir, and the Mill.

During your cruise, head to the onboard bar to purchase a soft drink or an alcoholic beverage to enjoy as you watch the sights go by. Once back at the mooring, take a short 50-minute walking tour with a crew member. Get an overview of Bath's rich history and learn how to orientate yourself within the city. The tour includes the main sights of the Roman Baths, The Abbey, Guildhall, the Ancient City Wall, the Theatre Royal, and Queens Square. There won't be time to enter the sights, but you will be able to explore these on your own at the tour's conclusion. The tour includes a kid's quiz to help keep them entertained on the walking tour.

  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees to any attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The tour starts at Bath Quays Waterside. Avon Street carpark (BA1 1UF) is next to the departure point. Look out for the River Adventures sign near to the waterfront as you enter Bath Quays Waterside from the direction of the bus station.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • At this current time, your seating location cannot be guaranteed on any trip, internally or externally. You may also not be able to move around within the boat.
  • Your own food and drinks may not be consumed onboard, however, there is a bar onboard to purchase drinks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 270 reviews

Review summary

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Very pleasant cruise along the River Avon. Captain did great job of pointing out sights and explaining history. Billie's walking tour was a perfect way to be introduced to the busy center of Bath. The walking pace was easy and the tour entertaining, showing us the main sights and points of interest. Highly recommend.

September 25, 2022

We were lucky to find a parking space after searching for two hours. if you go, avoid the weekend as parking and traffic is a nightmare in Bath. we were lucky to find a parking space 10 minutes before the trip. the boat trip was excellent, lots of information from Katie the guide and the walk around the town was very informative from the knowledgeable guide Billy.

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September 18, 2022

Very informative tour, and a lovely way to see Bath on the river Avon. The boat was comfortable and it was great to have a cheeky cocktail whilst being told the history of Bath. The walking tour was good too. I would definitly recommend this to others, even my 2 teens enjoyed it!

August 29, 2022

Product ID: 285002