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Things to do

December at the Holburne

The Holburne introduces some new and exciting exhibitions this winter and into 2023. The Holburne is the perfect destination for friends and family over the festive season.


Bath On Ice

Bath On Ice is back for its 10th season...

With the days getting shorter and the holidays drawing near, Bath is getting ready for Christmas. It’s almost time for festive decorations, wonderful gifts, delicious food, the Christmas Market, and Bath on Ice! Click below for more...



Always a First-Class delivery at Bath Postal Museum

Bath Postal Museum gives a great opportunity to learn, not only the interesting history of the Postal Service but also of the communication.

All ages will enjoy this little museum, with a mixture of video recordings, interactive displays and other exhibits on the history of the Mail Coach, air transport and airmail, military mail, sea mail and railways. You can learn about post from ancient times such as the Bronze Age and what it was like during Roman and Medieval times. There are talking heads to listen to and a dressing up box for the kids (and big kids!) so you can dress in the costumes such as that of an old fashioned postie.


Avon Valley Adventure

Christmas Nights Light Trail at Avon Valley Adventure 

Follow and interact with Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park's light trail, which uses the venue's lake and trees to create a spectacular backdrop.



Prior Park

Take on Dorothy House’s 2022 Santa and Elf Run

Join us at Dorothy House on Sunday 4 December and take part in our Santa and Elf Run. For all the family, sign up now and help us raise vital funds for the Hospice this Christmas!

Discover the Magic of Bath at Christmas 

Bath is set to become even more magical this Christmas as the city’s picturesque Georgian streets twinkle with decorations, merry choirs sing carols by candlelight and mouth-watering aromas of roasted chestnuts fill the air. 


There are so many ways you can embrace the spirit of Christmas in Bath; get all your shopping wrapped up early at Bath Christmas Market which celebrates its 20th year, go for spin on the outdoor rink at Bath on Ice, indulge in a festive afternoon catch a lively matinee of Aladdin at Theatre Royal Bath and much more.

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