Places to Visit
Arts and Leisure
Tours of Bath
Events in Bath
Transport and Travel
Food and Drink
Shopping in Bath
Sports in Bath
The Surrounding Area
Books on Bath
Where to Buy the Map
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Information on Bath
The information presented on
these Bath pages is based on the Bath City Centre
Street Map and Guide
TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE:
Abbey Chambers, Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LY.
(D5). Tel 0906 711 2000, Fax 01225 477787. Open May to September 9.30am-6pm,
October to April 9.30am-5pm Monday to Saturday; 10am-4pm on Sundays (all
Provides a wealth of information on Bath, and on
the United Kingdom as a whole. The Centre can help you find accommodation
in Bath, and also operates the national Book-a-Bed-Ahead scheme. Ask here
about the "Bath Pass" discount card. The Centre sells a wide
range of books, maps, souvenirs and gifts. There is an American Express
bureau de change at the Centre. Email
GUIDE FRIDAY TOURlSM
Bath Spa Railway Station, Manvers Street, Bath
BA1 1JL. (D7). Tel: 444102. Open 7 days a week, 9am-5.30pm in summer,
10am-3.30pm in winter.
For information and advice. The Centre provides
maps, guide books, and an accommodation booking service, including Book-a-Bed
Ahead to certain cities.
ACCOMMODATION IN BATH:
The Tourist Information Centre
(D5) and the Guide Friday Tourism Centre (E7),
can offer accommodation advice (see above). Youth Hostel Association
Bathwick Hill, Bath (F4). Tel: 465674. Open all year.
Bath Backpackers Hotel:
13 Pierrepont Street, Bath. Tel: 01225 446787.
BANKS (with 24 hour cash
Barclays, Manvers Street, Bath (D6),
LloydsTSB, Milsom Street, Bath (C3) and Lower Borough Walls, Bath
HSBC, Milsom Street, Bath (C3) and Southgate, Bath (D6), NatWest,
High Street, Bath (D4),
Royal Bank of Scotland, Quiet Street, Bath (C4).
Also machines in Bath St, Quiet St, Corridor, Broad St.
BUREAUX DE CHANGE:
American Express, 5 Bridge Street, Bath
(D4) Tel: 444767, and at the Tourist Information Centre
KC Change and Tourist Information, 13 Abbey Church Yard, Bath (D5).
Marks & Spencer, 16-19 Stall Street, Bath. Tel: 01225 462591.
EMERGENCY: In an emergency
Police Station, Manvers Street, Bath (E6) Tel: 01225 444343.
Royal United Hospital (with Accident & Emergency department),
Combe Park, Bath. Tel: 01225 428331. Take a No.14 bus from the Bus Station
or a taxi.
Samaritans, 2 New King Street, Bath (B4). Tel: 429222.
Bath NHS Walk-in Centre, 4 Cambridge House, Henry Street, Bath
BA1 1JT. Open 7am-10pm every day. No appointment necessary. Consultations
and assessment by an experienced NHS nurse.
in Margaret's Buildings (B2) and Claverton
The Evening Chronicle:
available daily (except Sunday) from newsagents. Useful for events listings.
Bath Observer: a free weekly paper from the Evening Chronicle.
The Advertiser: free weekly independent newspaper.
Venue: a fortnightly guide to what's on in Bristol and Bath is
available from bookshops and newsagents.
This Month in Bath is free from various outlets.
Bath FM, PO Box 1079, Bath, BA1 2GU. Tel: 01225 483344. Bath's
own radio station on 107.9FM
MAIN POST OFFICE:
New Bond Street, Bath (D4). Open Monday to Saturday
The Podium, Northgate Street, Bath (D4). Tel: 428144.
Open Monday 10am-6pm, Tuesday to Thursday 9.30am-7pm, Friday and Saturday
TICKETS AND BOOKINGS:
TABS, Theatre Royal, Bath (C4). Tel:
Ticketcall, 15 Pierrepont Street, Bath (D5). Tel: 447770.
Bath Festivals Box Office, 2 Church Street, Abbey Green, Bath BA1
1NL. Tel: 01225 463362. Fax: 01225 310377.
For todays forecast and a 10-day weather forecast,
For further information about Bath, including
a free visitor pack, please contact the Bath Tourist Information