The Mayor of Bath's Corps of Honorary Guides

Received The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in June 2014. This is the highest award for a volunteer group in the UK and is given for outstanding work in the local community.

Pulteney Estate
including Great Pulteney Street and Sydney Gardens

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Great Pulteney Street is one of the finest formal streets in the country, and has housed many famous residents and visitors.

Sydney Gardens is the oldest park in Bath, and was originally an eighteenth and nineteenth century pleasure garden. It was a favourite spot for Jane Austen who lived opposite.


Twice Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11.00 am from May to September.

The tours last about two hours.

For details of our daily regular walking tours please click here.


Walks start in the same place as our regular walks:


No booking necessary for individuals.

Group Walks, for groups of 12 and no more that 50, must be booked online in advance. Please click here for details.

Physical requirements

The walks are a little more than one mile (1.5km) in length and generally flat. The route is not physically demanding and will be taken at a leisurely pace but may include steps and some short slopes. Wheelchair users are welcome and the route will be adjusted to avoid steps but the Guides are not able to assist with moving the chairs.