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Bath Recreation Ground

The Recreation Ground, set over 6.2 hectares (15.5 acres), is in the heart of the beautiful world heritage city of Bath.   Located just 5 minutes from the main bus and train stations, BathRec provides for a wide range of sporting and recreational activities including events.

BathRec has been used by the people of Bath, the surrounding area and visitors alike for over a hundred years.  A wide range of sport has been played on the grounds including croquet, tennis, football, cricket, lacrosse, volleyball and rugby - it has been the home of Bath Rugby since 1865 and is the site of Bath Sports & Leisure Centre which hosts many indoor sports including swimming, trampolining, ten pin bowling, gym, sports halls and children soft play area.

In addition to sport the Recreation Ground has been the venue for numerous events including music and arts as well as the Bath Rotary Fireworks which celebrated their 40th year in 2015, Bath Half Marathon, a major fundraising event in the heart of the city and a number of other community events. 

We would be delighted to consider your requirements for a sporting or recreational activity at BathRec, please contact us with details of your enquiry, we would love to hear from you.


Location of the Recreation Ground

Click below to view a map to show the location of BathRec: The gates are locked daily dusk to dawn.

Satellite map

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Ordinance survey map

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