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Nom nom: The day we saw, sampled and savoured Bath like never before!

This unique tour from Savouring Bath combined delicious artisanal food and drink, a passionate and knowledgable guide and a fascinating stroll round historical Bath. And we simply loved it!

In October 2021, we were lucky enough to join one of Savouring Bath's regular 'Food Heroes' food and drink tours The mix of surprising facts and history about local food heroes and the delight of sampling delicacies at seven amazing local eateries was brilliant!

From speciality coffee and locally-produced cheeses to historical buns and tasty artisan breads, we walked away after a packed morning with a full mind and a full belly. Food Heroes was 3 hours of absolute joy!

Savouring Bath Director and tour guide extraordinaire Mike James was so engaging, knowledgeable and passionate. His super-organised style was appreciated by everyone in the tour group, the size of which is limited to retain the tours' intimacy.

Communication beforehand was flawless and the half-day itself was so much fun. Part of the joy and delight we experienced was not knowing where the gastronomic tour would take us next - and we've chosen not to ruin any surprises so will neither disclose the route we took nor the local producers we visited. Suffice to say each and every one was brilliant - and the map to take home was a great memento and record of our route.

We cannot recommend Mike highly enough for visitors and locals alike for this unique way to experience Bath’s thriving food scene.

Multi-award winning Savouring Bath has been providing food and drink walking tours of Bath since 2016. The business recently scooped double Gold at this year's Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards 2020/21 in two categories: Experience of the Year (sponsored by Visit Bristol) and Tourism Innovation Award (sponsored by Visit Somerset).

It was a pleasure joining Savouring Bath at a recent celebration event for award winners and sponsors, where we were able to toast our own success in winning Gold in the Self Catering Accommodation of the Year category (sponsored by Quality in Tourism) across Bristol, Bath & Somerset - a regional tourism award which remains such a privilege and honour.

We're so grateful for Savouring Bath for the complimentary invite on this 'Food Heroes: Amazing Artisans and Fantastic Foods' tour to share our experience with guests first-hand - and we enjoyed it so much, we've booked on their 'Guilty Pleasures: Indulgence with a Conscience!' tour in a few weeks' time. We also made the most of the VisitBritain / National Lottery Days Out promotion - in which Savouring Bath are taking part - which is available for a limited time only!

For instant booking and live availability of Savouring Bath's year-round sampling tours, please visit their online booking portal - what better accompaniment to a luxury stay at The Apartment, Bath could you ask for?

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