It’s DUCK RACE time again!

11am – 2pm Easter Monday 22nd April in Westbury Garden with the race at 12 noon It’s time for the famous annual Bradford on Avon Duck Race and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever, thanks to generous sponsorship from Puddle Ducks Bristol & Bath! We’ve got some fabulous prizes and over a 1000 … Read more

Public Consultation on Draft Tourism Strategy & Destination Management Plan

Bradford on Avon Town Council invite you to comment on its draft Bradford on Avon Tourism Strategy and Destination Management Plan. The Plan has been developed for the Town Development Committee, to give a clear strategic focus for tourism in Bradford on Avon over the next five years. To view and download the document CLICK … Read more

It’s time to EXPLORE Bradford on Avon!

We are thrilled to announce that our new tourism website is now live! The new site was commissioned by the Town Council to help attract more visitors to the town, replacing the previous site which was over a decade old. www.bradfordonavon.co.uk has been designed by local firm Boson Web incorporating the Council’s new tourist brand ‘Explore BoA’. … Read more

Town Council agrees budget for April 2019 – March 2020

Town Councillors voted last night on the budget for Bradford on Avon Town Council for the year April 2019 – March 2020.  Last year’s precept increase laid the groundwork for the transfer of community assets, provided new services such as the Youth Service, a fund to develop the tourist economy in the town, and to … Read more

High Sheriff of Wiltshire wowed by BoA’s Christmas Trees

  Earlier today, Mayor Cllr Alex Kay, welcomed High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry to Bradford on Avon, and what better place to take her than to the always beautiful Holy Trinity Church, which this week looks even more glorious with its Christmas Tree Festival in Place! Photo: Left to right – Mayor Cllr Alex Kay, … Read more

BoA on the Great West Way

The Great West Way launch event recently took place at the Roman Baths and Grand Pump Room in Bath, and our Deputy Mayor, Cllr Dave Garwood and Tourism & Events Officer, Steph Shearing, went along. The event not only celebrated the launch but was a great networking opportunity with attendees from many businesses, tourist attractions and members … Read more

Do you run a food or drink business in BOA?

If so, you are now entitled to a FREE basic listing on VISITWILTSHIRE.co.uk In recognition of the Town Council’s funding which makes Bradford on Avon a ‘Visit Wiltshire Town Partner’, they would like to invite Food & Drink businesses in the town to submit information which will be used to build a free basic listing … Read more

Welcome to our new Tourism and Events Officer

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our new Tourism and Events Officer, Steph Shearing, who joined us on June 18th, and has been recruited to help develop and grow Bradford on Avon’s reach as both a tourist destination and a place to enjoy for residents. Leader of the Council, Dom Newton said: We’re … Read more

Frida Owlo has landed!

You may have noticed a brightly coloured new resident perched next to the Town Bridge in Bradford on Avon!  Frida Owlo is part of the Minerva Owls Sculpture Trail, which is centered around Bath, but a few lucky owls have ventured further afield! The idea to bring an owl to Bradford on Avon came from … Read more