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Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT)

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felt like a movie star

walking in that amazing gardens you do feel like you are playing in an old movie film . you do have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Freedom824722
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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
Quiet Historic Walk

Had day out at Prior Park one Sunday morning. It was a lovely sunny, fresh day, just right for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RubyWelsh
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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A beautiful 18th-century landscape garden featuring the Palladian Bridge, which is magically sited on a scenic lake with sweeping views of the city of Bath.
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Landscape Gardens (NT) Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

walking in that amazing gardens you do feel like you are playing in an old movie film . you do have the feeling that you will see somewhere Jane Austin writting one of her books

Thank Freedom824722
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and glad you felt transported into another world.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had day out at Prior Park one Sunday morning. It was a lovely sunny, fresh day, just right for a leisurely stroll in the park. The good weather meant you caught magnificent clear views across Bath which was absolutely stunning and can see the different...More

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HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic review and feedback Ruby and you clearly had a great visit. We'll take on board the useful comments about the seating as well. Many thanks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trees are very beautiful in the Autumn and the views of the city are stunning. NT have done a lot of work here and there is more to do with the middle dam which looks a bit untidy at the moment. We went in...More

Thank AcolLondon
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed the gorgeous autumn colours. There's a £2m massive project being planned at the moment to restore the middle dam to its former glory so we're busy fundraising to get this underway. The entrance by the tea shed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful park with an amazing history. Once the grand estate of a wealthy Bathonian who invented the mail service, Prior Park is now a treasure of the National Trust. The gorgeous buildings at the top of this steeply sloped property are a private school,...More

Thank EZmoney93
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review, thanks so much Robert.

Reviewed 27 October 2018

A lovely place to go in a quiet environment , away from crowds , available only by bus as there is no car park available .Lovely setting .We spent almost 3 hrs walking around , lovely cuppa and cake before we left Its a shame...More

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HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and glad you had a great visit. We would love a bigger tea-room too but at the moment, especially while the project is underway to repair the dams, we have to focus our funds on conservation.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We caught the number 2 bus from the bus station up to the garden - be warned, there is only disabled parking at the gardens. It is possible to walk from the town centre but the steep hill was too much for us. The bus...More

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HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thanks for the review and apologies for the confusion on the gate. We'll feed that back as we are here to help. Glad you had a good visit and thanks again for the feedback.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

I have visited bath several times. But I did not pay a visit to this park before. This time I did. Yes it is beautiful. But it can get better, there is to sings to guide. No cafés. Just one or two ( I did...More

Thank Nada A
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Sorry to hear it wasn't your cup of tea Nada but thanks for the comments.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

On a beautiful clear autumn day, this was the perfect place to visit. The walk from the city centre is simple, but steep. It is recommended to enter at the top of the gardens and work your way down, so the walk back to town...More

Thank farwriter
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

What a great review. thank you!

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Greeted by the most pleasant staff who was well informed and helped us to discover the grounds. Can be a pretty tough walk good shoes essential. Beautiful scenery and a great tea place with tables and chairs. Take your time walking back,pretty steep back to...More

Thank Natalie K
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

That's lovely, thanks Natalie.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

A visit to the landscape gardens is always a treat and the scenery changes through the seasons. From the top of the park there are spectacular views of the city of Bath, so take your camera. It's best to catch the no 2 bus to...More

Thank Andrew H
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thanks for the very thorough review Andrew.

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johnex2016
18 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
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
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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