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Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath provided by In & Beyond Bath

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Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath

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Departure Point
The Royal Pavilion, Royal Victoria Park Pavilion, Victoria Park, Bath BA1 2NR, UK
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Queen Square, Bath BA1, UK
Inclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Transport to the starting point (The Royal Pavilion Cafe)
  • Gratuity for the Guide (encouraged but optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience is for up to eight guests maximum and is aimed at adults. Guests wishing to bring children under 12 are requested to get in contact before booking.
  • This is a 'walking' tour, but involves less than 1.5kms of walking - most of it is experiential. However reasonable mobility is required and please have warm clothing, comfortable footwear and appropriate wet-weather gear.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ljk0117 wrote a review Feb 2019
Boston, Massachusetts10 contributions3 helpful votes
My 17 year old and I spend an enjoyable morning with Mike learning about Bath.. off the beaten tourist track. It was wonderful to hear about the layers of history, walk the canals, see the 7 hills and learn about the architecture and history. Easy to do the baths themselves
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from MikeAaBB, Public Relations Manager at Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath
Responded 26 Feb 2019
Thank you so much, I'm so glad you and your daughter had a great time and enjoyed the route. I hope you had a safe trip back to London and then to America and your daughter enjoys her time in Spain. Thanks Mike
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finikity19 wrote a review Oct 2018
Umberleigh, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
My niece and I went on a tour of Bath with Heather as our guide. It was a gentle tour, with lots of entertaining, sometimes gory, tales and historical information which gave us a feel for how it was to live in Georgian Bath. Included a visit to Beau Nash silver shop and an
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Jennifer W wrote a review Sep 2018
Colorado Springs4 contributions2 helpful votes
My teenage son and I had one day in Bath and we are so happy we chose this tour. Heather was friendly and knowledgeable. We felt like we were walking around Bath with a friend rather than taking a tour!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from HeatherS4901, Head of Services at Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath
Responded 23 Sep 2018
Dear Jennifer Thank you for your kind review. It was a real pleasure showing you and Addison around, and I'm glad that you enjoyed our Behind the Facade tour. Hope we'll see you again next time you're in Bath. Kind regards. Heather
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51sightseer wrote a review Jul 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom1 contribution2 helpful votes
As there were just myself and my husband on the tour, it was a real treat. Our guide was friendly and shared interesting and amusing information. She also included some great anecdotes which she had collected whilst researching the tour. She went over and above our
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Heather S, Head of Services at Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath
Responded 1 Aug 2018
Dear Laura and Geoff It was a pleasure to take you round Bath, and share the history and stories of the past residents that are so interesting. I really enjoyed your company, and hope that you will return one day to discover more! Kind regards. Heather
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Anton V wrote a review Jul 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Passionate is how I would speak about Irina our guide. There was a misunderstanding about the pick up what she solved smooth. Very kind. After that she had a very interesting story about the city. She brought Bath to live for us. The days after the tour we recognize places we
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Irina F, Head of Operations at Behind the Facade: Immersive, Intimate, Experiential Half-Day Tour in Bath
Responded 1 Aug 2018
Hi Anton, Wow, thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so glad you enjoyed the time we spent together, I must say it was the same for me! Happy you and Hennie got to know the city better and enjoy your holiday more. Creating and enjoying that feeling that the area is now familiar and welcoming is what we are after! Warmest regards, Irina
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My mom and I had a wonderful day with Jules and Phoenix! They are incredibly knowledgeable and such nice people. We
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The best tour I have ever been on!
Hiring Around and About Bath was the best decision I made on my dream trip to England. Jules was easy to work with
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RLHart
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What a great tour!
We went on this tour primarily because it offered transport to and from Stonehenge. We never drive when we travel.
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ellief4308
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Excellent Tour!
Our group of four had an excellent time with Phoenix on this half-day tour of the Cotswolds. It was such a great wa
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FrankS791
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Quintessential Cotswolds tour
What a great tour we had this weekend. My whole family (from 17 till 58) were happy and we learned so much. The lan
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FredsNads
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Jules’ knowledge of history is incredible.
Wow, what a fantastic event. We were a small group who did the Secret Cotswolds tour. We were picked up in a love
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NancyEileen440
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A great experience
Jules was terrific. He is an enthusiastic advocate for the area, and deeply knowledgeable about the history of the
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bubba78236
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Fabulous
Thank you, Jules, for a wonderful trip. He picked us up, along with our luggage, and drove us all around, getting t
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Ajohn1989
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Cotswold experience
I cannot tell how much i enjoyed the trip, it was a small cosy and informative trip, made a great friend as well, h
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gsaroz
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The Perfect Tour Experience
We had an absolutely magical day touring Stonehenge and Somerset with Nigel. His passion for and knowledge of Stone
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Outstanding tour of the Cotswolds
We thoroughly enjoyed our day in the Cotswolds with Nigel. He was so knowledgeable, funny, engaging, and welcoming.
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Sightseer199999
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Brilliant Tour
We spent a wonderful day with Nigel experiencing Stonehenge, a beautiful castle and lovely villages of Somerset. N
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travelingUK2019
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Perfect afternoon in the Cotswolds
We were fortunate to share an afternoon with Nigel in the Cotswolds. As soon as we got in the van, he surveyed our
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fmaguire1017
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Wonderful afternoon with Nigel
We booked a half day tour to see the Cotswolds. Nigel picked us up on time and was a pleasure and it felt like we o
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Reviewer1497
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Wonderful guide and tour
Phoenix was an extremely personable and interesting guide. We had a fantastic time and he was able to take us to pl
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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