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Jane Austen Festive Weekend in Bath

Choose a one-night stay – or two!

Come and enjoy a Fabulous Festive Weekend in Jane Austen’s Bath with us

‘They arrived at Bath. Catherine was all eager delight; her eyes were here, there, everywhere, as they approached its fine and striking environs….She was come to be happy, and she felt happy already.’  Northanger Abbey

Bath is made for Christmas!  Discover the twinkling world Jane Austen would have known, shop the magical modern day Christmas Market and soak up the seasonal spirit of the city’s most bodacious hotel on our fabulous festive weekend in Bath!

Friday 25th – Saturday 26th November 2022


What treats are in store?

Day One – Friday 25th November

14:00 – We will meet you at the Bird Hotel for a delicious, Festive Afternoon Tea

15:30-17:30 – You will set off though the streets Jane Austen would have known, including The Circus, Gay Street and Queen’s Square, accompanied by an expert guide who will share stories about Georgian Bath, towards the iconic Royal Crescent.  No 1. Royal Crescent is a museum decorated and furnished just as it might have been during the period 1776-1796 and at this time of year, the house is dressed Christmas. Wander the rooms and discover the true spirit of Christmas past.

17:30 onwards – free time to enjoy Bath’s magical Christmas market. With 170 wooden, fairy light strewn chalets set against the city’s stunning World Heritage surroundings, it has been voted one of the 10 best Christmas markets in Europe.

Day Two – Saturday 26th November

09:00 – Breakfast the The Bird and check out

10:00-11:30 – A fascinating talk, ‘The Genius of Jane Austen‘ with local lecturer and writer Dr. Gabrielle Malcolm (author of Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen and There’s Something About Darcy) in The Bird Hotel’s Glass Room.

You can then set off for home, or leave your luggage safely at the hotel and spend the day exploring Bath – the city is brimming with brilliant boutiques, inspiring independent stores and irresistible restaurants, cafes and bars. It’s wonderfully walkable too!

With so much to do, you might want to stay an extra night – just let us know and we can make your wish come true!

How much is it?

£245p/p for a double room (single room supplement £62.50), including breakfast, festive afternoon tea, guided walking tour, entry to No.1 Royal Crescent and specialist talk.

If you wish to stay on Saturday night too…

£150p/p sharing a room

£225 for a single room

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The Bird Hotel, Bath

The Bird is a dazzling boutique hotel nestled in a quiet residential street a stone’s throw from Bath’s city centre. Masses of colour, bold designs and statement artwork combine with luxurious bedrooms, delicious food, and fabulous cocktails to create a uniquely creative and lively atmosphere.


Each of the 31 bedrooms features hand-crafted wallpaper, unique artwork, and dramatic designs. Every room is different, but all promise a wonderful night’s sleep and knock out views over Bath and beyond

Every meal here is something special. Discover the restaurant Plate, where the ever-changing menus feature the finest ingredients from farmers and fishermen, all hand-picked to create spectacular, playful dishes made for sharing. And if you fancy a cocktail, head for the super-cosy Alpine Lodge tucked in behind the hotel.

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Do you have questions you would like to ask?

Please get in touch by email or phone if you have any questions – we are here to help you

Please call our free phone number 0800 298 0588 or email

For the best experience, we are keeping numbers small and intimate for this tour so don’t delay – secure your place today!

Further terms of our service are available here

Need to find The Bird Hotel?  – See the map below, or if you are using What3Words, click here