Bath workshop is a step on the path of freedom using Carlos Castaneda's tensegrity

TENSEGRITY

- the magical passes of Carlos Castaneda

  • Accommodation options for the Tensegrity workshop in Bath, England 27, 28, 29 June 2008

    Please note: There is a large number of hotels and B&Bs (bed and breakfast) in the city of Bath, but they are located some distance from the venue and are generally expensive. There are dorm rooms available at the venue within easy reach and with affordable prices.

    The workshop will take place at the University of Bath. The campus is located about 2.5 kilometres outside of the city, at the top of Bathwick Hill (a steep hill).

    There is one room+meals available on Bath Campus at 86 and some meal tickets for lunches and dinner at 26. Please email John James at bath.accom@googlemail.com if you would like to reserve this room or meals. For booking extra nights at Bath Campus, contact Bath directly at beds@bath.ac.uk or phone 00 44 1225386622.

    The University operates a pay-and-display parking scheme in its East car park between 08.00 and 18.00 Monday to Friday (maximum stay 6 hours 3). Parking on Saturday costs 1 for the full day and on Sunday it is free. If you are booking accommodation at the University, a discounted permit is available for 3, which is valid for 7 days, this can be purchased on arrival when you collect your keys.

    There is a bus service from Bath bus station in central Bath to the campus. The bus is known as the Bright Orange. The one-way fare is 1. Travel time is 15 minutes. At the time of the workshop, the service interval will be about every 20 minutes.

    When phoning from outside the UK, dial your international access code (00 in Europe) then 44, then the number shown below, omitting the first zero.

    Hostels:
    There is strong demand for beds for Saturday nights, so early booking is advised. The exact location of a hostel can be discovered by keying its postcode into www.streetmap.co.uk The postcode of the University is BA2 7AY.

    YHA hostel
    Bathwick Hill, Bath, BA2 6JZ
    Phone: 0870 770 5688
    Website: www.yha.org.uk
    1 km from the university campus. Same-gender shared rooms. All rooms contain bunk beds with bedding included and a wash hand basin. 17 per night for non-members of the YHA (14 for YHA members). Breakfast costs an additional 4.50. Annual membership costs 16.

    Bath St Christophers Hostel
    9 Green Street, Bath, BA1 2JY
    Booking Office Phone 0207 407 1856
    Website: www.st-christophers.co.uk/bath-hostels
    In central Bath. 2.5km from university campus. Dorm beds from 21 per night. Twin rooms from 29 per night.

    Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) and Guest houses:
    There are many B&Bs and Guest houses in Bath. The closest to the campus are located in the Pulteney Road area (2.5km from the campus). Some others are situated in surrounding towns and villages (these will only be suitable if you have your own car). Prices start at 30 per person per night including breakfast. Some will offer parking (possibly at an extra cost) but this is unlikely for those located in central Bath. A list of B&Bs can be obtained from www.bath.co.uk (there are 210 listed). The exact location of a B&B can be discovered by keying its postcode into www.streetmap.co.uk The postcode of the University is BA2 7AY.

    Hotels:
    Rooms are in particular demand on Friday and Saturday nights. Early booking is advised and be prepared to pay higher rates than for weekday nights.

    Parade Park Hotel 8-10 North Parade, Bath BA2 4AL. 01225 463384. www.paradepark.co.uk Single rooms from 40; Double rooms from 55; Twin bed rooms from 80; Triples from 100. Breakfast included. Street parking locally 12 per day (free overnight).

    Bath Oldfields Hotel 102-104 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AL. 01225 317984. www.oldfields.co.uk Single rooms from 49; Double rooms from 65; Triples from 85. Breakfast included. Free parking.

    Express by Holiday Inn Bath Lower Bristol Road, Bath BA2 3QU. 0870 4009670. www.ichotelsgroup.com Twin and double rooms from 99 excluding breakfast.

    Carfax Hotel 13-15 Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4BS. 01225 462089. www.carfaxhotel.co.uk Single rooms from 71; Double rooms from 108 including breakfast.

    Ayrlington Hotel 24/25 Pulteney Road, Bath BA2 4EZ. 01225 425495. www.ayrlington.com Rooms from 105 including breakfast.

    Dukes Hotel Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DN. 01225 787960. www.dukesbath.co.uk Singles from 125. Doubles from 167. Breakfast included. Free parking.

    Paradise House Hotel 88 Holloway, Bath BA2 4PX. 01225 317723. www.paradise-house.co.uk Double rooms from 120, breakfast included. Free parking.

    Queensbury Hotel Russell Street, Bath BA1 2QF. www.thequeensberry.co.uk Double rooms from 200.

    Royal Crescent Hotel 16 Royal Crescent, Bath BA1 2LS. 01225 823333. www.royalcrescent.co.uk Double rooms from 300. Suites from 530.

    Self-catering:
    There are no apartments near the university campus. There are 52 listed on www.bath.co.uk Some of these are rented only on a weekly basis. Rental from 300 per week. Most are in surrounding villages for which you will need you own car.

    Camping:
    Newton Mill Campsite, Newton Road, Bath, BA2 9JF
    Phone: 01225 333909
    Website: www.campinginbath.co.uk
    Pitch fee 6.25 per night plus 5 per person.