The Mayor's Guides' free walking tours offer a general historical and architectural introduction to the city. The tours last around 2 hours and depart from the ‘Free walking tours here' board in the Abbey Church Yard, near the entrance to the Roman Baths, Monday to Sunday at 1030 and Sunday to Friday at 1400 all year (apart from Christmas day) and also at 1900 on Tuesdays and Fridays from May to September.
MP3 walking tours are available to hire from the Bath Tourist Information Centre or to download from Tourist Tracks (www.tourist-tracks.com). ‘Jane Austen Walking Tours' start at 1100 every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday from outside KC Change in the Abbey Churchyard. In July and August, extra tours are laid on, at 1600 every Friday and Saturday. You can also dress up in Austenian costume and promenade around Bath!