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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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Lovely views of Bath, beautiful Palladian bridge

If you walk to the Prior Park, be prepared for a very steep climb up the hill to the main entrance... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Idilic setting in the heart of Bath

We adored these gardens, not only as it provided a perfect location for our marriage proposal but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt J
Nottingham, 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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Landscape Gardens (NT) Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
+44 1225 833977
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you walk to the Prior Park, be prepared for a very steep climb up the hill to the main entrance. There is a second entrance on the other side of the park, and lower down the hill. Without a good map, it may be...More

Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 3 days ago

We adored these gardens, not only as it provided a perfect location for our marriage proposal but largely due to the unique, untouched landscaped which make the views so breathtaking. From the Priory school, to the summer house, the skyline views and the immaculate Palladian...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the open top sightseeing bus and "hopped off" at the gardens. The views were stunning across the lakes towards the city. From the main entrance it is downhill all the way to the Palladian Bridge and the lower lake. This is where you...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from Combe Down to Prior Park and started at the top working our way around the lakes and across the bridge. We enjoyed the view across Bath and stopped off for cake and cappuccino, before catching a local bus back up to Combe...More

Thank andrewlgc
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love nature, you need to visit Prior Park while you're in Bath. Prior Park is located across the Avon River from the city center. There are two entrances, once closer to the city center and one further up on Prior Park Rd. I...More

Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior Park Gardens are a short bus ride from the Bus Station. The member of staff on duty was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, providing information on points of interest, the Bath Skyline walk and the routes for walking back to the town centre. The views...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on our honeymoon and the landscaped gardens were a delight! There's no public parking at the gardens - fine by us as we're relatively fit and could walk up the hill. The NT staff were welcoming, helpful and really knew their stuff. We enjoyed...More

Thank ZoeOfShalott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is beautiful. It is a steep walk down and again up, but well worth it. It's a shame it doesn't have parking other than for disabled. We were naughty and parked in a road nearby, that says no parking, but as it was...More

1  Thank ShazB10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you are not a member of the National Trust then Prior Park is well worth a visit, located within the city of Bath, but best approached by a short bus ride from the city centre, Prior park is a historic gem of Bath,...More

2  Thank Seayeaitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are well worth the effort in getting there. There's no parking, so you need to take a short bus ride from the city centre - or a long uphill walk. The view from the top of the gardens is beautiful. We wandered downhill...More

2  Thank Jackie F
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18 February 2017|
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
3 April 2016|
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
29 December 2015|
Response from Anna K | Property representative |
Hello, The garden is open weekends only November - February 1.