Here are some of the best outdoor activities you can enjoy in Bath
summer 2023 

  1. Canal Boat Trip:
    Explore the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal by taking a leisurely canal boat trip. Enjoy the scenic views, pass through picturesque locks, and learn about the history of the canal.

  2. Walking and Cycling:
    Bath and its surrounding countryside offer numerous walking and cycling trails. The Bath Skyline Walk is particularly popular, offering breathtaking views of the city and surrounding countryside. You can also rent bicycles and explore the city at your own pace.

  3. Hot Air Balloon Ride:
    A dream come true - Experience Bath from a whole new perspective by taking a hot air balloon ride. Soar above the city and enjoy stunning panoramic views of the landscape, including iconic landmarks like the Royal Crescent and Bath Abbey.

  4. Kayaking or Paddleboarding on the River Avon:
    Get active and enjoy the water by kayaking or paddleboarding on the River Avon. Rent equipment or join a guided tour to explore the river and admire the city's scenery from a different angle.

  5. Picnic in the Parks:
    Bath has several beautiful parks and green spaces where you can relax, have a picnic, or play outdoor games. Royal Victoria Park, Alexandra Park, and Sydney Gardens are all great options to enjoy some outdoor leisure time.

  6. Golfing:
    If you're a golf enthusiast, you can tee off at one of Bath's golf courses. The Bath Golf Club, located on Bath's outskirts, offers a challenging course with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
    Or if just after a bit of fun, try the crazy golf at Royal Victoria Park.

  7. Summer Screen @ The American Gardens:
    The choice of 3 different movies to watch amongst the beautiful gardens in August; all American themed of course. A fun evening out!

  8. Outdoor Performances:
    During the summer months, you may have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor theater performances in Bath. The city occasionally hosts open-air theater productions in beautiful settings, such as the Roman Baths or local parks. It varies from year to year. 
    Just on the outskirts of the city:

    Iford Manor has evening jazz festivals.
    American Museum and Gardens also has outdoor events, garden grooves and all American summer party

  9. Botanical Gardens:
    Explore the beautiful Botanical Gardens at the Holburne Museum. Stroll through the stunning gardens, admire the diverse plant species, and find a peaceful spot to relax.

  10. Outdoor Markets and Festivals:
    Bath often hosts outdoor markets and festivals during the summer season. Keep an eye out for events like the Bath Artisan Market or the Bath Festival, where you can enjoy live music, street food, and local crafts.