Bath is a unique destination brimming with history and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The area has strong software, publishing and service-oriented industries, and is home to some big names within these sectors
Name: Roman Baths
Address: c/o Bath’s Historic Venues, Stall Street, Bath, BA1 1LZ
Tel: 01225 477 786
Dating back nearly 2000 years, the Roman Baths and Pump Room provide a unique backdrop for a drinks reception amongst the torch-lit and steaming waters of the Great Bath. The Georgian Pump Room can accommodate dinner for up to 200 guests and smaller events can be hosted on the Terrace overlooking the Baths. They can be hired for the evening (from 7pm) from £1,194.
Address: Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW
Tel: 01985 844 328
A leading UK attraction and one of the first locations outside of Africa to open a drive-through Safari. Longleat House offers flexible conference packages to suit events of various types and sizes. Lord Bath’s Banqueting Suite can host up to 50 for dinners, and each of the estate’s diverse venues can host 10 to 500 people indoors or over 5,000 for outdoor events. Day delegate rates are available from £63pp
ON A SHOESTRING
Name: Bath Spa University
Address: Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN
Tel: 01225 875 572
Bath Spa University’s Newton Park Campus is located four miles from the centre of bath. The Commons building has numerous flexible spaces for groups of up to 250 people with smaller breakout spaces. Additionally there is a 150-seat amphitheatre space and on-site accommodation is available for attendees with all rooms en-suite. Contact the venue for bespoke rates
SMALL BUT PERFECTLY FORMED
Name: Bath Brew House
Address: 14 James Street West, Bath, BA1 2BX
Tel: 01225 805 609
The Tank Room is equipped with full AV equipment, and wifi. Homemade food from the smokehouse and rotisserie are available alongside a selection of signature beers. The room provides private dining for up to 24 and standing room for up to 50 attendees. Room hire from 9am to 5pm on weekdays is priced from £50 plus VAT.
Name: The Apex Hotel
Address: James Street West, Bath, BA1 2DA
Tel: 01225 328 440
This city centre hotel opened in August and is Bath’s largest hotel in terms of conference and events spaces. The largest single space has capacity for up to 400 people and is fitted with the latest technology including high-speed wifi, TVs, audio and conference calling, and there’s a dedicated on-site events team. The lead-in DDR is from £65 including VAT.
OUT OF TOWN
Name: Bath Racecourse
Address: Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9BU
Tel: 01225 424 609
From executive boxes to the 500-capacity Paddock Pavilion, Bath Racecourse can cater to small meetings and large events and conferences. A brand new three-storey Langridge Stand is purpose built for up to 300 delegates with state of the art equipment and private roof garden. Complimentary parking is also available on-site and there is a golf club nearby. DDRs start from £39 plus VAT
Bath is located 90 minutes by train from London Paddington with Great Western Railways and is accessible by road from the M4 and M5 motorways. It is 20 miles from Bristol Airport which is well connected to numerous European destinations with carriers including easyJet and Ryanair.