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Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT)

Landscape Gardens (NT) Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
+44 1225 833977
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Wander through this enchanting romantic landscape.

Slide into this romantic and picturesque landscape. Slip down the leafy paths through 18th century... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lucy A
Stunning views and lots of lovely walks

As with all NT run venues, this is always beautiful at any time of the year. Amazing views down... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CGillMO
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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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Landscape Gardens (NT) Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Slide into this romantic and picturesque landscape. Slip down the leafy paths through 18th century trees. Weave your ways through woodland glades and discover yourself inside a Canaletto painting and dance together over the Palladian bridge.

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 2 days ago

As with all NT run venues, this is always beautiful at any time of the year. Amazing views down into the city, camera opportunities around every corner and a choice of walks connecting with the Skyline

Thank CGillMO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Note that these are landscape gardens, favored by the wealthy in the 18th century. Not formal gardens such as you think of at Versailles or Kensington. A great place to wander on a warm day, as there is lots of shade. Very hilly and not...More

Thank ljrkrispes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning views over the lush green park and splendid palladian bridge towards the city of Bath, pleasant walks through the woodland, and masses of wild garlic flowers when we visited, a wide variety of birds including 2 just hatched cygnets and another on the way!...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Prior Park is a peaceful area, offering wonderful views and opportunity for contemplation. The pathways are well maintained and marked, and the public toilets were spotlessly clean. The well maintained trees, vegetation and water ways attract bird life, water life, and we saw two small...More

Thank Dzrtman
Reviewed 4 days ago

If the park had its own parking then I would give it 5; however, at present your choices are to park in Bath, (expensive), and walk uphill or find a bus service; or take your chances on finding a free spot in the back streets...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to walk and enjoy a sweeping view over the city. The landscape is spectacular. This wonderful park is perfect for young children; there is a large amount of green space and an adventure trail. There are gravelled paths but be aware that the...More

Thank happypanda17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to be quite fit to consider walking from Bath as it is quite a long steep climb. There is no onsite parking (apart from for disabled drivers) so you have to park on the road at the top of the hill (10 minutes'...More

1  Thank KMR139
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brace yourself for a walk to the top, but once you get there the views are great, of both the Gardens and Bath. It's a very nice walk all the way down, so that was a bonus as walking all the way to the main...More

Thank APimlott23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely to find this gem not far from the city, albeit uphill and no parking on site. We parked at times of road and walked down. ThePalladian bridge, woods and surrounding park are beautiful. The site is not particularly large but definitely worth a visit...More

Thank Neil D
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johnex2016
Opening ours Sunday 19th and Monday 20th February please
17 February 2017|
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Response from bathskyline |
Prior Park is open 7 days a week, from 10am - 5.30pm (but last admission is at 4.30pm). You can enter the garden from our main entrance on Ralph Allen Drive (at the top of the garden), or at the lower entrance on Church Lane... More
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MrsCharles15
Is there anywhere to park near by other than the city centre?
3 April 2016|
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Response from naughtyboyy |
This is a green tourism site & actively promote not bringing a vehicle. The bus service is good with the number 1 bus running every half hour or take the skyline route. If you must visit by car there is on street parking... More
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SPednekar
Hello , Do you know if this is closed in Dec ?
29 December 2015|
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Response from Anna K | Property representative |
Hello, The garden is open weekends only November - February 1.
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