The Best Places To Celebrate The New Year In Bath
Another year is nearly over but where will you be celebrating New Year’s Eve on December 31st?
Get 2019 off to the best start by visiting some of the amazing venues in Bath for a New Year’s Eve to remember. Well-known for its hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture, Bath provides a stunning backdrop for any celebration and has several exciting and glamorous events for you to choose from this year, so why not venture out and try one of these amazing venues for a spectacular night.
The Pump Room’s New Year’s Eve ball is a real treat. The iconic waters of the great bath are lit up by torchlight to create an incredible atmosphere. The event includes a cocktail reception as well as a decadent five course dinner with menus created by Searcys, live entertainment and dancing. As well as the main hub in the Pump Room, there are also different areas of the venue that will host more intimate gatherings, so you can choose dependent on your preference. This event really takes advantage of Bath’s unique history to make a stand out experience that attendees will remember for years to come.
Komedia hosts the weekly Krater Comedy Club events, however for New Year’s Eve they take things up a level to host a live stand up event that will see you laughing your way into the new year. Finish 2018 watching two stand up acts from the best of the comedy circuit, guided by one of the best comperes in the industry. The event includes award-winning food and is followed up by the Motorcity Gold club night so you can boogie into the early hours to your favourite Motown, soul and funk tunes.
For an elegant affair, visit the this five star Georgian Hotel & Spa for a very sophisticated New Year’s Eve and Day combination. First enjoy a seasonal afternoon tea of the highest quality in the beautifully decorated Drawing Room that appears as if straight out of a period novel. Don’t forget to pack your favourite gowns and suits so you are ready for the black tie dinner which begins with a champagne and canapé reception, then five courses accompanied by the best quality wines.
Once the meal is finished, welcome the new year with a glass of champagne while you listen to a piper, for a traditional experience.
The celebrations continue to the next day when you can enjoy a late breakfast and depart at your leisure, perhaps to spend the first day of 2019 exploring the city or stay at the hotel for a last visit to the Spa & Bath House for a pamper.
Green Park mixes food, drink and music with artistic flair and the Braz promises another great line-up to an event that sees guests return year after year. Offering six courses of award winning food which include seared guinea fowl breast and dark chocolate and salted caramel fudge brownies, this is sure to be popular for food-lovers. Add in a well-stocked bar of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails with the jazz funk style of Guy Harrup’s All Stars providing live music, and you have a sophisticated combination to ring in the new year.
If you’re looking for a family friendly event, Longleat has once again delivered. The grounds of this stately home will be hosting fantastic fireworks events on both the 31st of December and the 1st of January. While they’re there, enjoy the Festival of Light which has filled the grounds with incredible Chinese lanterns, and then finish up by watching the spectacular fireworks display that your kids are sure to enjoy. Welcome the new year surrounded by your loved ones and don’t forget to take those all-important family photos.
Bath has something for everyone this year, so wherever you decide to go, we hope you have a great New Year!