News, events and schools' information for families across Bath and West Wiltshire

Pick up your copy of Bath’s biggest magazine today!

The January/February 2022 issue of The Bath & Wiltshire Parent is out today. Packed with news, events, features and reviews for families to enjoy, The Bath & Wiltshire Parent reaches a massive 21,800 families across the Bath and West Wiltshire region.

It is also the only magazine to be distributed through every school, pre-school and nursery in Bath, as well as many more across the West Wiltshire, Saltford, Keynsham and Somerset region.

In this packed issue, you can find –

News from the schools

Headlines from schools across the Bath and West Wiltshire region, including a special tree planting ceremony at Widcombe Juniors in Bath, good Ofsted news from Chandag Infants in Keynsham, charitable work from Heywood Prep in Corsham and a beach clean from a team at Kingswood School.

Pre-school News

News and advice for parents and carers of toddlers and babies, including new swimming lessons at a city centre venue, a new nursery opening in Bath, dental advice for pre-schoolers and an introduction to hypnobirthing.

Inspiring Kids

Children’s tutoring and mentoring group Inspiring Kids is opening a new centre in Wiltshire.

Family Heating Grants

Now available for families in Bath who are struggling to pay their heating bills.

Trauma Recovery Centre

Georgette McCready finds out more about the crucial work undertaken by this Bath-based centre.


A new NHS app available for parents and carers seeking advice for children with common illnesses.

Eating Out

Family pizza night at The Hub at Mulberry Park in Bath.

School Report

We visit Lacock Primary School, a small school with a big heart, set in one of England’s prettiest villages.

Mums (and dads) In Business

Hannah Millbank spoke to five local business owners to find out their top tips for those looking to set up on their own.

Dad Diaries

All the fun of well-earned family weekend away in the Forest of Dean.

Forest School

The benefits of encouraging your children outside over the winter.

What’s On

An amazing listing of great events and activities for families to enjoy across the South West.

Days Out Puzzlewood

The chance to visit a Star Wars set and enjoy an ancient woodland.

Days Out Victoria Art Gallery

Paying a visit to a wonderful Bath venue that offers so much for families to enjoy.

Days Out Floatation Pod

Rachel Jones loves the relaxing indulgence of a floatation pod.

You can pick up your copy of The Bath & Wiltshire Parent from family-orientated venues across Bath and West Wiltshire, including Pound Arts in Corsham, Sainsbury’s in Green Park Bath and Waitrose in The Podium Bath, as well as local libraries and sports centres