Welcome on a student tour to Stonehenge & Bath. On this tour you will visit 2 amazing places: The Stonehenge World Heritage site and the World Heritage city of Bath.
PLEASE NOTE: Its recommended you buy the tour by Friday 4pm before departure as spaces for Stonehenge are limited and paid in advance and sales after this time may not be possible.
Student Top Attractions in Bath & Stonehenge
We will begin by visiting the Stonehenge site with its visitor centre and facilities. Entrance ticket and multi-lingual audio guides are included and provided on arrival. After Stonehenge its a 1 hour journey to the city of Bath. Your guide will take you on a 1 hour tour of the best sights and then you are free to explore and visit any attractions, musuems or art gallery or go shopping before your departure late afternoon.
The Stonehenge site has the entrance included in your ticket price. You will also get an audio guide given for free as you enter. Toilets, souvenirs plus food and drink is available. Stonehenge is one of the oldest prehistoric sites in Europe and is also a UN World Heritage Site. The site was first started in 3100BC and was in use until 300AD, almost 3500 years. You can walk around the stones and use an audio guide that tells you more about the history of the stones. There is also a new visitor centre exhibition to learn more about this incredible landmark. Please make sure you are back on board the coach at the correct time.
Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK to see and you can learn about its Roman history and the founding of its Roman Bath complex (extra charge), and the citys rebirth in Georgian times and its triumph of architecture in the beautiful Royal Crescent. Also see the only bridge in the UK and one of three in the world that has buildings on both sides. River boat tours are available most of the year and there is also the Jane Austen Centre for fans of her books. Many religious buildings such as Bath Abbey are available to visit and free or just ask for donations for entry. There are many street entertainers in the city centre and many shops of all types and of course many restaurants or cafes.
Roman Bath Complex
The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest. The house is a well-preserved Roman site with baths and a temple. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level. There are four main features: the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House and the Museum holding finds from the Roman Bath. The buildings above street level date from the 19th century and include the Pump Rooms. Cost £13 approx.
Jane Austen Centre
The Jane Austen Centre at 40 Gay Street is a permanent exhibition which tells the story of her Bath experience – the effect that visiting and living in the city had on her and her writing. Austen is one of the greatest writers of the 18th and 19th century with novels such as Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion. Cost: £8.50
Sally Lunns Tea Rooms
Sally Lunns is much more than a world famous tea and eating house in the centre of the wonderful city of Bath. The historic building is the oldest house in Bath. The kitchen museum shows the actual kitchen used by the young Huguenot baker Sally Lunn in Georgian Bath to create the first Bath bun.
Victoria Art Gallery
Free public art gallery (though some exhibitions may charge entry) featuring over 1500 paintings, sculpture and decorative arts.
Features fine and decorative arts and has free entry. Next to the museum is Sydney Gardens, a favourite place to walk for Jane Austen who set part of her novel Northanger Abbey in the surrounding area.
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, commonly known as Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and a former Benedictine Monastery in Bath. Founded in the 7th century, reorganised in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries, it is one of the largest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West Country. Cost - Donations accepted.
(All times are approximate and may vary on the day depending on circumstances and are given as a guideline)
Stonehenge arrival or Bath arrival will depend on your departure region and varies in order and timing.
Stonehenge will be on average 90 minute stay but possibly more or less time depending on where you are leaving from.
Bath walking tour of 1 hour and free time until departure.
Return to Oxford and Bournemouth 18:30 - 19:00
Return to other locations (such as London or Brighton): late evening
This information shows example itineraries to use as a guideline, please note that the order we visit various attractions may change depending on circumstances or time of year.
Please follow the advice of your tour manager and make sure that you are at the various pick up points and departures at the correct times.