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.

Free Special Walks 2019

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The Mayor of Bath's Corps of Honorary Guides is giving free special walking tours from 1st July to 12th July 2019.

The walks are completely free and last around two hours. Individuals and small groups are welcome – no need to book – just meet at the start point of the tour.

The Bath Blitz

Walk back in time to 1942 when the bombs fell on Bath.
Wednesday 3 July at 6pm and Wednesday 10 July at 2pm
Start: South side of Abbey Kingston Parade
Finish: Assembly Rooms

The 18th Century Selfie

A walk showing how artists promoted their work in Bath.
Thursday 4 July at 6pm and Monday 8 July at 2pm
Start: West door of Abbey
Finish: Brock Street

Combe Down

The History of a Modern Industrial Village.
Tuesday 2 July at 6pm and Friday 12 July 12th 2pm
Start: The Hub Mulberry Ave next to Number 2 Bus Stop
Finish: King William Pub

At a Pinch ...

A celebration of the work of architect John Pinch the Elder. His enduring legacy on modern-day Bath.
Friday 5 July at 2pm and Tuesday 9 July at 6pm
Start: The Little Theatre Cinema
Finish: Old St Mary’s Church Yard, Bathwick

The Admiralty in Bath

A walk around the centre of Bath visiting places associated with the Admiralty from 1939 to 2013.
Friday 5 July at 6pm and Thursday 11 July at 2pm
Start: West door of Abbey
Finish: Orange Grove

The Waters of Bath

Pieroni’s Fountain and other places for taking Bath’s Healing Spa Waters.
Tuesday 2 July at 2pm and Wednesday 10 July at 6pm
Start: West door of Abbey
Finish: Abbey Church Yard

Thomas Gainsborough

Before, after and in Bath.
Monday 1 July at 2pm and Monday 8 July at 6pm
Start: West door of Abbey
Finish: Royal Crescent

What has Bath ever done for the Postal Service?

The impact of Bath on the UK Postal Service.
Wednesday 3 July at 2pm and Thursday 4 July at 2pm
Start: By tree in Abbey Green
Finish: George Street