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Find out about all the latest goings on at Dukes and around Bath.

An Early Visit to Bath’s City Centre Sydney Gardens
22 October 2017

An early visit to Bath’s city centre gardens; Sydney Gardens. Sydney Gardens were laid out as commercial pleasure grounds between the years of 1792 and 1794. They were built on

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A Bit of Bath Trivia
17 October 2017

If you know you're coming to stay in Bath, or hoping to visit Bath soon, these lesser-known facts about Bath may be of interest.

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Stay in Bath for Halloween and Visit A Ghost or Two
8 October 2017

We know that many people who come to stay in Bath say that they wish they’d never have to leave. According to legend, some souls never did.

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Bath and This Week’s Highlights
1 October 2017

If you’ve been to Bath before, and are looking for some special events to go to this week (having already taken a trip to The Roman Baths, the Holburne Museum, the Abbey…all the typical favourites) yo

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Bath And The Week That Was
24 September 2017

Bath is synonymous with history. As a city it’s teaming with fascinating stories from years gone by. These are just a few of the big events that took place this week in yesteryear…

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Bath and the 2017 Great Bath Feast
17 September 2017

Every year Bath has the Great Bath Feast come to stay in Bath. Here's what to do if you visit during the festival.

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One To Watch: Bleak House in Bath
10 September 2017

The Jane Austen Festival and a Charles Dickens’ novel on stage makes for a highly literary week in Bath!

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Out and About in Jane Austen’s Bath
3 September 2017

With the Jane Austen Festival just around the corner, we’ve been looking at some of the classic places to visit if you want to explore Jane Austen’s life in Bath.

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Bath and Transports of Delight!
26 August 2017

Coming to stay in Bath? Fancy a tour of Bath during your visit? We’ve made a list of some of the best ways to travel around Bath.

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Building Up Bath - Thanks to Plasticine
19 August 2017

Bath may be better known for its iconic pale oolite limestone (often just known as Bath stone), but that’s not the only famous material with its foundations firmly in Bath.

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Looking On The Bright Side: A Lovely Sunday Roast
12 August 2017

Looking for a delicious Sunday lunch in Bath? Then read on.

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The Colourful History of the Carousel
6 August 2017

As Carter’s Steam Fair has returned once more to Bath’s Victoria Park we’ve been thinking about where the iconic fairground ride, the carousel, first came from...

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