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Bath is a wonderful place to visit for so many reasons: the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, to name but a few. However, once the sightseeing has been done, and the mind and body are completely rejuvenated from time in the spa, why not take some time to explore some of the city's shopping highlights.

Good for
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Foodie
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

8 Places

3 City Tips

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8 Places

Bath Street

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

The Roman Baths Shop

Gift & Speciality Shops

Milsom Street

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Milsom Place

Shopping Malls

Green Park Station Market

Gift & Speciality Shops

Bath Aqua Glass

Factory Tours

Bartlett Street Antiques Centre

Antique Stores

The Fudge Factory

Restaurants

FollowingtheRivera's City Tips

  • Check out whether any pop-up shops will be up and running prior to your visit. These shops tend to sell more unique items – and are bound to make friends and family feel a bit envious.
  • Watch the street performers located in and around the city centre. Musicians seem to be very popular during the summer months in particular.
  • Visit during the week: Like most city centres, weekends tend to be busier than weekdays, so shopping in town can be especially crowded.
  • Bath Street
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    Bath Street not only leads to some of the city's iconic landmarks - such as The Roman Baths, Pump Room Restaurant, and Bath Abbey - it is also a central shopping hub for locals and travellers alike. A short walk from Bath Street is SouthGate Bath, an area home to over 50 shops including popular British department store, Debenhams.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • You'll find cobbled streets aplenty in Bath's city centre, so while purchasing a new set of heels is fine, walking in them is another matter.
    • A short distance from Bath Street is Bath Guildhall Markets: an indoor market selling an eclectic array, from traditional English candies to fancy dress!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 128 things to do in Bath
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Walk through times of old 18/10/2018
    • Beautiful Buildings 15/10/2018
    • Bath Street
  • The Roman Baths Shop
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    A gift shop is a normal side show of any major attraction, and The Roman Baths Shop is no exception. Choose from the usual souvenir type items such as bookmarks and fridge magnets, as well as more specialised goods like spa inspired lip balms and lotions.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Bargain hunters may be able to find the same or similar items sold at The Roman Baths Shop for cheaper at other souvenir shops around the city. Keep your eyes peeled!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 87 Shopping in Bath
    • Don't Rome around in here 17/10/2018
    • The Romans were tough 30/08/2018
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:30 - 16:30
  • Milsom Street
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    Milsom Street is the start of the centre's more upmarket shopping section. Department store, Jolly's (also known as House of Fraser), is situated here, as are a number of popular British brands such as Hobbs, Austin Reed and Cath Kidston.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Take a wander into nearby Green Street for more independent retailers.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 128 things to do in Bath
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Pleasant enough, but somewhat pretentious 18/10/2018
    • Upscale Shopping 11/10/2018
    • Milsom Street
    Address:
    Milsom Street
    Bath BA1 1DN
    England
    Other:
  • Milsom Place
    Shopping Malls
    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    Detour slightly off Milsom Street and you'll find Milsom Place; a quaint hub of independent shops specialising in goods ranging from shoes to household items. Look out for the pop-up shops that appear in the building from time to time. while anyone needing a mini break can re-energise at one of the bars and restaurants in the outdoor courtyard.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Trendsetter
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • If you walk through Milsom Place you'll find Broad Street on the other side. It's home to more restaurants, bespoke shops and Bath's longest established tattoo and piercing studio!
    • Broad Street leads on to Walcot Street: the place for vintage fashion. Bath Vintage Clothing a.k.a. The Yellow Shop is brilliant for finding something unique.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #59 of 128 things to do in Bath
    • Me want some Milsom 11/09/2018
    • Nice area 23/08/2018
    • Milsom Place
    Address:
    41 Milsom Street
    Bath BA1 1BZ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 1225 789040
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 16:00
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 18:00
    Other:
  • Green Park Station Market
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    This one is for the lovers, the market lovers to be precise. Once a working railway station, Queen Square Station as it was then known closed in 1966, and was transformed into a retail and market space in the 1980s. Saturdays is when the real action happens here, with a traditional farmer's market held in Green Park Station. As well as selling fantastic local produce (vegetables, meat, cheese) at the stalls, other items such as handcrafted goods and leather bags can also be purchased. Though the daily market runs from 9am to 5pm, the Saturday farmer's market ends at 1.30pm, so be sure to allow ample time to explore and taste your way through all the goods on offer.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • After sampling all the treats on offer, burn off the excess by hiring a bike from Green Park Bike Station.
    • Some individual shops in Green Park Station do have varying opening times, so be sure to check prior to visiting.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 87 Shopping in Bath
    • Quirky, great pizza! 06/10/2018
    • Needed Something to Eat 30/09/2018
    • Green Park Station Market
    Address:
    Green Park Road
    Bath BA1 1XE
    England
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:30 - 17:00
    Mon - Sat
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Bath Aqua Glass
    Factory Tours
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    Rather than buy a standard souvenir from Bath, why not assist in helping make your own? Bath Aqua Glass is a glassblowing shop that sells specialty glass products. Visitors can watch an interactive glass blowing demonstration and, for an additional (small) fee, breathe into the glass bauble while it's being crafted. Take something home to place proudly atop the fireplace.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Take advantage of the bespoke service on offer and have your own glass item/s engraved.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 65 Tours in Bath
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Memorable Trip! 20/08/2018
    • See an artisan at work. Aqua glass 14/08/2018
    • Bath Aqua Glass
    Address:
    105-107 Walcot Street
    Bath BA1 5BW
    England
    Phone:
    +44 1225 428146
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    09:30 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Bartlett Street Antiques Centre
    Antique Stores
    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    Just off George Street – another one of the main streets in Bath's city centre – is one of my favourite places, Bartlett Street. Antique fans can cast an eye over a vast selection, ranging from jewellery, clocks and watches to dolls and toys.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Check out the other independent stores on Bartlett Street. Clothing store TOAST and nearby The Loft get my thumbs up!
    • Purchase a drink from The Loft's cafe, Cafe Lucca, and take a seat outside.
    • Bartlett Street Antique Centre is open from 10am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #68 of 128 things to do in Bath
    • Getting too expensive now 13/09/2017
    • Lots of stuff to see 04/10/2016
    • Bartlett Street Antiques Centre
    Address:
    8 Bartlett Street
    Bath BA1 2QZ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 1225 487888
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 16:30
    Other:
  • The Fudge Factory
    Restaurants (British)
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    FollowingtheRivera Says:

    End your shopping expedition in Bath with a last stop at The Fudge Factory. The San Francisco Fudge Factory, as it's officially called, sells a fine range of handmade, gluten-free, creamy fudge, in a wide variety of flavours - ask to try before you buy! Prices may seem a tad on the high side, but with any high-quality product, you get what you pay for - and it's delicious!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try the the salted caramel fudge or the cocoa dusted chili truffles, or both!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #71 of 480 restaurants in Bath
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great Fudge, Greater Staff! 17/10/2018
    • Don’t miss this place 28/09/2018
    • The Fudge Factory
    Address:
    6 Church Street
    Abbey Green
    Bath BA1 1NL
    England
    Phone:
    +44 1225 425714
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 18:00
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