Wat je gaat doen
Our walking tour will immerse you in the key military events shaping Bath & Englands story. We'll bring to life the city's military journey including Celtic, Roman, Anglo Saxon, Stuart, WW1 & WW2 periods visiting sites, buildings & view points where we'll bring to life combat actions & battles through the eyes of a veteran soldier. Starting at Pulteney Bridge we'll walk along the River Avon discussing the position of the old city walls & their importance in the defence of the city & its inhabitants. Climbing the southern slopes dominating the city we'll stop at the Great War monument at St Thomas's church to hear the story of local soldiers from the 'Pals Battalions' & the impact of their loss. From here we'll see Prior Park, an officer training school during WWI. At Sham Castle & Bathampton Down the Bath Blitz, Battle of Lansdown and Monmouth Rebellion will be brought to life from panoramic vantage points before descending onto the Kennet & Avon canal to hear about its contribution in support of the Napoleonic Wars and downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte. Walking back through the city we'll walk past numerous former admiralty building before finish at the city's War Memorial.
Darroch is a former British army officer, security advisor & outdoor guide with experience operating in the world’s most hostile environments. A graduate of the world renowned Royal Military Academy Sandhurst who loves to share his knowledge of Bath's history, military journey through the ages, culture & wildlife during guided tours ensuring they are fun, relaxed & the perfect way to immerse yourself in our amazing World Heritage City. A highly experienced mountain sports guide, outdoor first aid medic, 'Child Protection in Sport and Active Leisure' certified & DBS checked.
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Waar je zult zijn
Pulteney Bridge, St Thomas's church & Great War memorial, Prior Park, Sham Castle, Headquarters of the Kennet & Avon Canal Company, Great Pulteney Street, former Admiralty buildings, City of Bath War Memorial & Bath Blitz Memorial
Denk aan het volgende
Elke ervaring kan binnen 24 uur na aankoop worden geannuleerd en volledig worden terugbetaald.
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Vereisten voor gasten
Maximaal 10 gasten van 12 en ouder mogen deelnemen.
The walk is approximately 12 kilometres with 200 metres of ascent and will take approximately 3-4 hours.
Bath Marches Walking Tour
€24 per persoon
€24 per persoon