Local Info

The information below will help you plan your visit to University of Bath, Calverton Down campus. Before making any bookings or travel arrangements we strongly advise you to check the relevant symposium event page first, especially regarding accommodation and up to date Covid-19 guidance.



The University has a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes and shops on campus. Please click here for more information.

Bath Spa has an excellent food and drink scene ranging from Michelin star winning restaurants to welcoming gastropubs; cosy cafes and a variety of bars. Please click here for more information.

Please check your symposium event page for specific information regarding food and drink that will be included as part of that event.


There is a wide range of accommodation available in Bath and the surrounding area to suit all budgets. University accommodation on campus is also available at certain times of the year. Please check your symposium page for specific details about accommodation arrangements for the event you are attending.


The golden city of Bath has been welcoming visitors for over 2,000 years. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath presents some of the finest architectural sights in Europe, such as the Roman Baths & Pump Room, the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge and the Circus

Bath’s compact, visitor-friendly centre is overflowing with places to eat and drink, plus some of the finest independent shops in Britain. Along with a remarkable collection of museums and galleries, year-round festivals, theatre, music and sports.

There’s plenty to see beyond the city, too, with stunning Somerset countryside to explore, as well as attractions like Stonehenge, Avebury and Longleat Safari Park.

For more information about visiting Bath and the surround area please visit these websites Visit Bath GoBathBristol


Bath has excellent transport links. Bath Spa train station is on the main line between Bristol and London, Bristol Airport is about an hour away and the city is close to the M4 motorway. For further details about traveling to Bath click here and for travel advice click here.

Please check the local information page for the symposium you are attending for event specific information.


Getting to University campus from Bath Spa

Bath Unibus


The Bath Unibus service runs frequently between Bath and the University campus. The Unibus services are:
the U1
the U3
Service 20a
Service 20c
For more information about the bus service, timetables, routes, buying tickets please click here


Cycling and walking to the University of Bath

You can walk or bike from the centre of Bath using:

  • North Road
  • Bathwick Hill
  • Widcombe Hill


These routes involve a steep uphill climb. It will take 30 to 40 minutes to walk to campus.
Walk or bike from the east of Bath to campus using:

  • Claverton Down Road
  • The Avenue / Claverton Hill (steep uphill climb)


For further information about walking or cycling to bath please click here




You can drive to the campus but parking is limited so we would always recommend public transport as your first option. Please also check the local information specific to the symposium you are attending regarding parking.

For more information about parking on campus click here
University address
University of Bath

Claverton Down,
United Kingdom
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GPS coordinates: Latitude 51.378344 Longitude -2.325202


Code of Conduct

We value your participation and want to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for all. In line with University of Bath policy, we will not tolerate harassment in any form.  All participants at our events are required to agree to the Bath-LMS symposia code of conduct.


Campus Accessibility

Accessible routes, toilets and car parking for Blue Badge holders on our campus. For More information please click here



Essential information relating to the University and Covid-19 Please click here



If you are awarded travel and subsistence support as part of your attendance to the symposium event you are attending, you will need to complete a University of Bath Visitor Expenses Claim Form and provide receipts. Please see your symposium event page for more specific details e.g. guidelines & how to claim if this applicable.