Welcome to Visit Bathford Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Bathford

Visit Bathford PlacesVisit Bathford places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Bathford places to visit. A unique way to experience Bathford’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Bathford as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Bathford (pronounced with the emphasis on the second syllable) is a village and civil parish 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Bath, England. The parish, which includes Warleigh, has a population of 1,759 and extends over 1,800 acres (7.3 km) When you visit Bathford, Walkfo brings Bathford places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Bathford Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Bathford

Visit Bathford – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 59 audio plaques & Bathford places for you to explore in the Bathford area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Bathford places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Bathford history

The ancient charter Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici describes a manor parish consisting of three tithings or quasi manors: Bathford in the centre, Shockerwick to the north, and Warley [Warleigh] to the south. The name was derived from the ford that crosses the By Brook, connecting Bathford to neighbouring Bathampton. Near the river crossing is the site of a Roman villa, the hypocaust of which was found about the middle of the seventeenth century.

Bathford culture & places

Bathford has had an annual music festival, known as Bathford Summer Festival, since 2008. An annual flower show usually takes place in early September.

Bathford landmarks

Shockerwick House was built as a country house around 1750 by John Wood the Elder. It is now offices and a nursing home and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

Bathford geography / climate

Bathford Geography photo

Bathford Bridge is where the A363 crosses the By Brook (aka Box Brook, The Weaver and Withy Brook) The original bridge was built in the thirteenth or fourteenth century to replace the ford which gave the village its name. There are several routes up to the valley ridge, which was once the site of active stone quarrying.

Why visit Bathford with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Bathford PlacesYou can visit Bathford places with Walkfo Bathford to hear history at Bathford’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Bathford has 59 places to visit in our interactive Bathford map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Bathford, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Bathford places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Bathford & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 59 audio facts unique to Bathford places in an interactive Bathford map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Bathford Places Map
59 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Bathford historic spots

  Bathford tourist destinations

  Bathford plaques

  Bathford geographic features

Walkfo Bathford tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Bathford


Best Bathford places to visit

Bathford has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Bathford’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Bathford’s information audio spots:

Bathford photo Walcot, Bath
Walcot lies to the north-north-east of Bath, and is an electoral ward of the city. The Paragon and London Road are part of the A4 road. The other main thoroughfare is Walcot Street, which adjoins the city centre. Walcot was the birthplace of Richard Debaufre Guyon, an Austrian officer, a Hungarian rebel and an Ottoman Pasha.


Visit Bathford plaques

Bathford Plaques 12
Bathford has 12 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Bathford plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Bathford using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Bathford plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.