Health and wellbeing




Sharon Abrahams of Boogie N Bath talks about the Physical and Mental Health benefits of Dance.

Instinctively most of us would think that dance improves physical and mental health, but there is also science behind it. Physically, in both adults and children, dance helps heart health and muscle strength, balance and co-ordination, agility and flexibility and overall fitness. Click to read more...

Fun & Dynamic Dance Parties, Lessons and Workshops

Boogie in Bath was created in the spring of 2020, just as restrictions began to lift throughout the UK. With three teenagers ourselves we had personally seen the impact of lockdown on the mental and physical health of our children and their friends. Click for more...

GLL Better Bath Leisure Centre

Swimbies; Baby and toddler swimming lessons

Bond with your baby and have fun in the water one milestone at a time at your local Better pool. The programme, SWIMBiES, is for babies and toddlers from three months to three years. Click to read more or visit the website.


Located on the 2nd floor, our Wellness Suite offers a range of state-of-the-art spa experiences. All guests visiting The New Royal Bath (Main Spa) will have full use of the Wellness Suite facilities.


Our facilites include:

  • Roman Steam Room

  • Georgian Steam Room

  • Infrared Room

  • Celestial Relaxation Room

  • Ice Chamber

  • Shower Walkway

Wellness Suite reopens for Spa Treatments and Twilight Packages



Wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver won silver for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016 and is determined to go one better when he competes at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games this month. 


The 26-year-old has enjoyed incredible success since moving his training base to the University of Bath in early 2015, with his Category A epee silver in Rio the first medal won a British wheelchair fencer at a Paralympic Games in 24 years. Piers chats to InBath about his Tokyo dreams, how he got into wheelchair fencing, plus his favourite Bath haunts.

Health and wellbeing

Why You Should Do a Social Media Detox This Summer

Between lockdowns, cancelled holidays, and exercise limitations, people have flocked to social media to divert their attention away from the adversity that 2020 brought. As the good weather comes into fruition, and the UK slowly eases out of coronavirus restrictions, the summer of 2021 is looking brighter. 

Hidden Woods

Hidden Woods: helping teens with their mental health 

 local Bath-based author and mindfulness coach, Nicola MacDonald is collaborating with Steve Sutherland of Hidden Woods forest school to launch a new resilience course for teenagers, based around her book Resilient Teen. Click below to read more...

Local sports stars and a mindfulness coach launch a free workshop for teens

It is widely recognised that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on young people’s mental health. The Centre for Mental Health confirms that 1 in 6 children in England aged 5-16 now have a ‘probable mental health disorder’.

Local Bath-based author and mindfulness coach, Nicola MacDonald has teamed up with two inspiring and uplifting coaches from the sports world to build a unique workshop for teenagers. Serena Guthrie MBE and Ed Jackson are joining forces with Nicola to deliver something new and exciting.