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DISCOVER Bath, Limpley Stoke & Midford Valleys by foot, bike or boat stopping in the most interesting places on your way
Looking out over Limpley Stoke Valley, the American Museum is home to the finest collection of Americana outside the United States; features Period Rooms dating from colonial times until the American Civil War, quilts, maps, Folk Art, and Native American craft. Seasonal dates mid-March to the end of October. Check museum website for information about special exhibitions.
American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD
Telephone: 01225 460503
AMERICAN MUSEUM IN BRITAIN
Enjoy some truly special times in our wonderfully scenic location situated on the outskirts of Bath, located on the banks of the river Avon where you can sit back, relax in the gardens and enjoy refreshments from the bar or take advantage of the many unique outdoor leisure facilities.
Why not let us take you on a personal cruise aboard a traditional wooden launch – maybe even take a picnic with you. Perhaps paddle your own canoe and explore the beautiful river yourself or for the more energetic hire a bike and take a trip into Bath along the famous Kennet and Avon canal.
| Tel: 01225 858476
THE OLD MILL HOTEL
BATH NARROWBOATS & BIKE HIRE
'John Rennie' Cruising Restaurant & Narrowboat Day hire
Celebrate Special Occasions, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Weddings, Stag & Hen parties, Corporate Events and Christmas Parties whilst enjoying the beautiful Limpley Stoke Valley for the day.
Also: Marine Engineering, Services, Boat Fitting & Painting, Diesel, Gas & Coal. Just 10 min walk from the City Centre.
Open 7 days a week 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tel: 01225 447276 | Fax: 01225 336029 |
Bath bike hire operates only 10 min walk from the city centre and Bath Spa railway station. There is a full range of adult & children's mountain bikes available to hire for a full or half day. We also provide a range of accessories for hire. Perfect for exploring the city, canal towpath, the Two Tunnels cycle way or the area around Bath.
Book your bikes to avoid disappointment!
Tel: 01225 447276 |
THE HOPE & ANCHOR INN, MIDFORD
The Hope and Anchor is ideally situated with the Two Tunnels cycle path leading directly into the car park. It's a pleasant 20 minute cycle, or 50 minute walk, from Bath serving a wide range of freshly cooked food to suit all appetites and plenty of local ciders, beers and soft drinks. A family favourite.
Opening: mon-fri: 11:30am - 3pm & 6 -10:30pm. Sat: 11:30am -11pm. Sun: 11:30am-10:30pm
Food served: Mon -Fri: 12-2pm & 6-9:30pm. Sat: 12-3pm & 6-9:30pm. Sun: 12-3pm &6-9pm.
Tel: 01225 832296 |
WELLOW TREKKING CENTRE
The Premier Trekking Centre in the South West
Accommodation and Riding Holidays
Picnic and Play Area
Tel: 01225 834376 | |
Changing Lives Through Art
A treasure house of Old Master paintings, portrait miniatures, porcelain, Renaissance bronzes and ceramics, silver and embroidery, particularly renowned for eighteenth-century British paintings.
Open daily and admission to the permanent collection is free.
Three major temporary exhibitions a year for which there is a charge.
Open 10am–5pm, Sunday and Bank Holidays 11am–5pm (Closed 24–26 December and 1 January)
| Tel:01225 388569
The Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB
THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM, BATH
IFORD MANOR - THE PETO GARDEN
A most unusual Grade 1 award wining garden in the romantic Iford valley. Home of architect Harold Peto from 1899-1933.
Homemade teas available at weekend; cake of the day during the week.
Open Apr-Sept: Tues-Thurs, Sat & Sun & BH Mons, 2-5pm. Oct: Sun 2-5pm
For other times TEL: 01225 863146
Adults 5.50£, Concessions 5£, Children under 10yrs free.
Groups welcome by appointment, outside normal opening hours.
BIKES AND CANOES | THE LOCK INN CAFÉ
Bike Hire and Bike Shop: The original and most comprehensive bike hire in the south-west with a shop carrying a range of things to suit all cycling needs. Tel: 01225 867187
Café: Fun with Dick and Jane at the home of the famous 'Boatman's Breakfast' .
For café, map and brochure Tel 01225 868068 |
CHURCH FARM COUNTRY COTTAGES
4* Self Catering Cottages
Tastefully converted farm buildings sleeping 2, 4 or 12 on the edge of Winsley. Enjoy our inddor heated pool & games room with walks and cycle rides in the country. Canal 3/4 mile. Village pub, local family farm shop/café and village shop all under 500 m. Working sheep farm. Midweek, weekend or longer breaks available. Please check our website for availabiltiy, prices and bookings or contact us directly.
| 01225 722246 |
Café & Licensed Restaurant
Historic Canal-side setting. Hot and cold food served all day.
Open throughout the year 10am -6pm daily.
Delicious home-made food offering breakfast, brunch, summer salads & children's menu. Home-made cakes, pastries, ice cream and luxury hampers.
Outside catering available.
BOAT & CYCLE HIRE CENTRE
Bath Narrowboats & Bathbikehire
Day boating and cycling along the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal. Hire your own boat, canoe, or bicycle and experience the canal, towpath or Two Tunnels cycle way. Bring your own picnic or visit the pubs & tea gardens along the canal.
Day, half day or hourly hire - Open all day.
Tel 01225 722292
SOMERSETSHIRE COAL CANAL CO.
History Display at the Visitor Centre
Study the story of the historic Somerset Coal Canal told in old photographs, documents, maps and artifacts from its beginning with the mining industry, the canal's decline, the replacement railway, filming 'The Titfield Thunderbolt' and restoration to the marina and Visitor Centre.
See what's left of it today and how to find its fascinating remains.
Moorings: Long or short term, for your boat in the historic restored Somersetshire Coal Canal. All boat services available.
Tel: 07732 576198 |