Jane Austen Tour of Bath plus City Highlights

Quick Details
Availability: Daily
Ages: All Ages
Duration: 2 ½ hours
Tour Type: Private Tour
Starting Location: Bath Spa Station
End Location: Central Bath

Jane Austen Tour of Bath plus City Highlights

The Jane Austen Tour of Bath will feature Jane’s visits to Bath and five years of residence from 1801-1806 in Bath, regarding her two ‘Bath novels’ – Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The tour will focus on what she and her characters got up to and where within the city.

The tour is also a great way to see Bath as your expert local guide shows the main attractions of this beautiful Georgian city.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Follow the route that Anne traces in the fan-favourite 2007 Persuasion production.
  • Enjoy exploring Bath’s highlights, such as The Royal Crescent, Pump Rooms and The Roman Baths and where Jane Austen lived
  • See locations that Jane Austen visited and served as an inspiration for her novels

The Jane Austen Tour of Bath will feature Jane’s visits to Bath and five years of residence from 1801-1806 in Bath, regarding her two ‘Bath novels’ – Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The tour will focus on what she and her characters got up to and where within the city.

The tour is also a great way to see Bath as your expert local guide shows the main attractions of this beautiful Georgian city.

Your guide can meet you at your hotel or other location in central Bath. Your Jane Austen Tour of Bath can also start or finish at the Jane Austen Centre (additional charge; free entry to Gift Shop/Tea Room) or Bath Abbey (voluntary donation optional), subject to your schedule.

In this two-and-a-half-hour walk, you will visit as many of the principal Jane sites as possible, including the Pump Room, Bathing Establishments, Pulteney Bridge, Great Pulteney Street, Queen Square, the Circus, the Royal Crescent and Gravel Walk, as well as (subject to availability, as it is a working building) the interior of the Assembly Rooms. You will also recognise many locations from the screen adaptations of her novels.

Here you can see where Jane, her beloved sister Cassandra and her family lived. You will also see the pretty canal that Jane walking along and other unusual sights.

During your tour, you will have plenty of time to ask questions about exploring present-day Bath, so you can enjoy shopping and eating after the tour.

Your guide is a Jane Austen enthusiast with a lifelong enthusiasm for Bath’s architectural and social history.

What’s Included

  • Tour of central Bath locations linked with the life of Jane Austen
  • Knowledgeable, approachable & fun guide

What’s Excluded

  • Food & drink
  • Entry fees
  • Optional gratuities

What To Bring

  • Consider layers of clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes for a leisurely tour

Good To Know

  • English language tour
  • The tour does not go into any buildings/ venues

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Private Tour
1-10 people: £200 per group
11-20 people:£230 per group

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