Sport in Bath

Rugby players in a match

Bath is an active city. Whether you are an avid fan of Bath Rugby or not, it is impossible not to get swept up in the excitement of a game, evident from the cheering heard throughout the city on game days.  Just up the river you will also find Bath's cricket club.

For sporting activites and facilties, the University of Bath's Sporting Village offers world-class facilities.

Bath's Leisure Centre on North Parade offers a wide selection of facilites including Zany Zone - Bath's most central indoor soft play centre for children.

In keeping with Bath’s ambitions to champion sustainable transport, cycling is hugely popular, with competitive and leisure events taking place throughout the year. Bike Bath, an event for cyclists of all levels is now in its fourth year.

However for a more laidback experience, the Two Tunnels Greenway, featuring the longest cycle tunnel in Britain, the Bristol to Bath cycle path and Colliers Way all provide opportunities to explore the area while stretching your legs!

The canal towpath is very popular for walking and cycling, and in the summer, boats can be hired.

There are a range of public and private sports and leisure facilities  in the area and you should find what you are looking for.