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Where to watch the fireworks in and around Bath

Bonfire Night is fast approaching and anyone planning to visit Bath at the start of November should make the most of the wonderful fireworks in and around the city at this beautiful time of year.

A really impressive fireworks display could add that extra bit of sparkle to your weekend in Bath.

All of Panda Sanctuaries’ beautiful self-catering cottages in Bath are within easy walking distance of the firework displays taking place in the city itself. The fireworks taking place outside the city are an easy drive or taxi ride from Bath city centre, please don’t hesitate to ask if you want some advice on how to get there.

This is our pick of the best fireworks in and around Bath:

Bath Rotary Club Fireworks Display
Saturday, 2nd November 2019, gates open 5.30pm, fireworks at 7pm

With the fireworks set off from The Rec right in the heart of the city, this magical display lights up the historic buildings of central Bath. You can enjoy these fireworks from anywhere in the city centre with a decent view towards The Rec or for the full experience buy tickets from the Bath Box Office or Eventbrite to enjoy the fireworks from inside The Rec itself.

Bath Fireworks

Light up Lansdown: Bath Racecourse Fireworks Display
Friday, 1st November 2019, gates open at 5pm, fireworks at 7.45pm

Taking place at Bath Racecourse on the hill above the city, this family friendly event sees a fantastic firework display set off to a backdrop of a giant bonfire, funfair rides and food stalls. There are a range of ticket options available via the Bath Racecourse website.

Fireworks at Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park
Sunday, 3rd November 2019, gates open at 5.30pm

Half way between Bristol and Bath, Avon Valley is hosting its hugely popular annual Fireworks with Music Spectacular once again. The fireworks are just the pinnacle of the evening’s festivities which includes a funfair and lots of fabulous food and drink. Buy your tickets via the Avon Valley website to ensure you don’t miss out.

Bath fireworks lighting up the city.
Bath fireworks lighting up the city.

Longleat fireworks
25th and 26th October, 1st and 2nd November 2019, from 6.30pm

The famous safari park and stately home claims its 2019 annual fireworks display will be bigger and better than ever. The fireworks are included in a day ticket on the relevant dates so could offer the perfect conclusion to a fantastic family day out from Bath. Tickets and more details can be found via the Longleat website.

Take your pick of 4 dates for a short car ride from central Bath to the Longleat Estate to what the Longleat website promise is ‘bigger and better’ fireworks for 2019. With that backdrop you can be sure of an impressive night’s viewing. More on their website.

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