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

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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Bath On A Bookshelf
29 July 2017

Bath has been the setting of many a great novel throughout the years, as well as plenty of TV programmes and films. In this blog post Dukes Hotel tours a few of the locations.

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What’s That Got To Do With Bath…?
22 July 2017

If you come to stay in Bath you might notice a few recurring symbols around the city centre. Ever striving to be a helpful bed and breakfast, Dukes Hotel explains what they mean.

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It’s All About Books in Bath This Week
15 July 2017

We’ve been looking at the events coming up in Bath this week and a bit of a theme has emerged. Bath will be enjoying a plethora of bookish events; so a Bath city break is perfect for a book lover!

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Bath Has Gone Cheese Mad
7 July 2017

If you’ve been out and about in the centre of Bath, have come across cheeses randomly scattered around, and have wondered what’s going on, this might help to clear things up.

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Visit Bath – Top Insider Tips
3 July 2017

What to do when you come to visit Bath? You could look at what the guide books have to say, or pop in to the Tourist Information Centre during your stay; but here are our weekend in Bath tips...

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Visit Bath but Taste the World
26 June 2017

If you're coming to visit Bath, and have the chance to visit a few Bath restaurants during your stay, these are a few of our top recommendations.

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Father’s Day – Where did it come from?
16 June 2017

In Bath for Father’s Day? We can recommend Sunday lunch at the Boater, a round of golf at Bath pitch and putt course at Entry Hill, or an afternoon at the Bath Festival of Motoring.

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