Holidays spent in an exotic tourist location are incomplete without local markets from where you can pluck a souvenir to take home or where you can simply go on a shopping spree. Luckily for you, Bath hosts numerous vibrant markets that will ensure that your holidays there will be worth it.
At Seek South West, we can offer you guidance, and it doesn’t matter if you are searching for food items peculiar to Bath cuisines or craftworks and wears unique to its cultures.
The popular Bath Guildhall Market in Bath the oldest shopping venue in the city has got something for everyone at the famous. Located opposite the famous Pulteney Bridge and just 80 yards from Bath Abbey, the market today is a colourful collection of about 20 stallholders. Shoppers can find practically anything under one roof in this family-run business, with the added value of personalised service with a smile.
Shopping for good ol’ quality vintage items? Why not make a stop at the Assembly Antiques Centre 5-8 at Saville Row, Bath, BA1 2QP to pick your choice from a wide variety of amazing antiques that dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries.
Things you can find at this classical market include Designer Costume Jewellery, good Furniture, Paintings, , Lighting, Japanese Art, , Chess Sets and Carpets, Scent Bottles, Sewing Items, Clocks, Postcards, Jewellery, Stamps, Prints Boxes, Silver, Railwayana, and Antiquities.
With market days, events, shops and eateries at the Green Park Station on Green Park Road is a must-visit. The covered market hall opens every Saturday, from 9am to 6pm and is a great place to shop for your fresh local produce such as meats, cheeses, seasonal veggies, and deli goods.
Green Park also hosts the Bath Farmers Market, which opens 8.30 am – 1pm and sells fresh quality produces that keep the body well and strong.
The market, operating since 1997, is filled with a wide choice of independent market traders displaying different ranges of goods to buy.
Green Park Station is also home to other retails stores like Station Antiques & Collectables, Hackett’s Men’s Hairdressing, Green Park Stationery, Framecraft picture framers, and Green Park Leather and Luggage.
If it’s some hot drinks and great meals, topped with evening music sessions that you want, then head to the Green Park Brasserie.
Looking for meals on the go? Make a quick at Ecopod at Green Park Express and grab a snack; or visit the Thoughtful Bread Company, Bath’s new professional bakers for a delicious bite of some of the best baked cakes, breads and doughnuts, washed down with a nice tasting beverages or drink of your choice.
Green Park station is no doubt one of the biggest and most famous markets in the country.
The domed market is always bristling with Bath residents and visitors, including shoppers from London who often take the 4-hour journey by coach to Bath. The transport service is available throughout the day from Victoria Station. Visitors and guests can also call 08717 818181 for directions and other enquiries.
Give us a call to begin your exploration of Bath’s diverse markets.