Things to do in Bath in the Spring

Our beautiful city of Bath truly comes to live in the Spring. With so many green spaces to explore, and so much history to take in, it is the perfect time of year to explore the city. Here are just a few of the wonderful things you could get up to during your stay in Bath:

  • Visit the Royal Crescent: The Royal Crescent is one of Bath’s architectural gems, and it will not disappoint. Wander over from the city centre, stopping off at the Circus first, and enjoy the incredible view surrounded by lush greenery.
  • Visit the American Museum: The gardens at the American Museum truly come to life in the Springtime, with thousands of daffodils coming into bloom and stunning views over the valley. The new cafe is a great spot for lunch as well!
  • Take a Guided Walking Tour: Immerse yourself in Bath’s rich history and heritage by joining a guided walking tour of the city. From architectural marvels like the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey to hidden gems tucked away down cobbled streets, a guided tour offers fascinating insights into Bath’s past and present.
  • Attend the Bath Comedy Festival: Laughter fills the air during the annual Bath Comedy Festival, which is taking place from 1st – 21st Featuring a lineup of renowned comedians, comedy shows, and improvisation workshops, this festival promises side-splitting entertainment for comedy enthusiasts of all ages.
  • Visit the Thermae Bath Spa: Indulge in a relaxing spa day at the Thermae Bath Spa and unwind in Britain’s only natural thermal hot springs. With rooftop pools offering panoramic views of the city skyline and rejuvenating spa treatments, it’s the perfect way to pamper yourself and take in the beauty of Bath.
  • Explore the Countryside: If you are looking for a quieter experience, Bath is surrounded by lovely countryside. Challenge yourself to take on the Bath Skyline Walk where you can enjoy views of the city alongside calming green countryside or try out the Cotswold Way.
  • Enjoy Afternoon Tea: Treat yourself to a quintessentially British tradition with afternoon tea at one of Bath’s charming tearooms or historic hotels. Indulge in delicate sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and decadent pastries, accompanied by a selection of fine teas. There are so many wonderful places to choose from for an afternoon tea!

Bath is a beautiful city, rich with history, greenery, and stunning architecture. It is a great place to visit all throughout the year, but there is a special charm in the springtime that is worth experiencing. At YMCA Bath Hostel, we are more than happy to offer recommendations for things to do, whether its outdoor spaces, cafes, or shops. Book your stay now and see Bath come to life!