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Top park recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“Not to be missed as it is a jewel of Palladian architecture. Treat yourself at the Royal Crescent Hotel tea Rooms”
  • 48 locals recommend
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“Escape from the heavily-trodden tourist routes and visit the Prior Park Landscape Gardens. Walk to the back entrance of the gardens takes about 10 min, you'll thank this recommendation once you're there. Spectacular views of the valley with the city in the background. Hint: Go see the grafitti on the Palladium Bridge, at least one dating back to the 1700s. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
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“Great place for children to run around, there is a park, play area, a Botanical garden and cafes.”
  • 54 locals recommend
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“Victoria Park is on our doorstep and can be enjoyed year round. The park is home to many attractions including children's adventure playground, 18-hole mini golf course, tennis courts, duck ponds, cafe & Botantical Garden. During the winter months, the park is home to 'Bath on Ice' ice rink and 'Glow in the Dark Mini Golf'.”
  • 38 locals recommend
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“Sydney Gardens, formerly ‘The Pleasure Gardens’, were laid out with the purpose of being a commercial pleasure garden, built behind the Sydney Hotel (now The Holburne Museum), which was intrinsic to Bath’s social scene. Jane Austen was an avid walker and enjoyed walking these gardens throughout her time living in Bath. The gardens are still open to the public and feature tennis courts, flowerbeds and a replica of the Temple of Minerva, making it the ideal spot for a stroll or a picnic. There is also a path that leads down to the Kennet and Avon Canal”
  • 21 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Walk on through the Royal Victoria Park past the stunning Royal Cresent and at the far end of the park you will find this amazing botanical garden encased in a lovely glass house. great on a cold day!”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“Situated just a short walk up the hill from your accommodation​, Alexandra Park has sweeping views over Bath city centre.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“Jane Austen novels still make an excellent read even 200 years after her death. To celebrate this, Parade Gardens have constructed a commemorative flowerbed, designed to look like an open book and quill. It's quite a sight. Enjoy the flowerbed from the Grand Parade or enter the gardens and relax in a deckchair with an ice cream. £1.50 or free to Discovery Card holders.”
  • 14 locals recommend
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“The gentle chatter of birds, rustling leaves and babbling spring waters replace the city drone. The smell of wildflowers fill the air in the warmer months and in autumn the fruits of nature abound in the hedgerows and orchard fruit trees. At all times of the year, a variety of views from this walk’s elevated position offer new perspectives of Bath, nestled among tree-lined hills. The contrast of the city, so close to this rural haven, enhances the sense of tranquility and the softness of nature’s forms, that unfurl into Bath like green fingers holding a golden stone prize, a special combination that has earned the city and its countryside setting World Heritage Site status. Please ensure you are using the up-to-date directions showing the walk in a clockwise direction.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Royal Crescent Hotel has a wonderful secret garden at the back. Treat yourself to a cocktail in these stunning surroundings.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“From here you have a little known amazing birds eye view of Bath City. You can drive and park up here. Perhaps on your way over to Prior Park Gardens.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Historic Site
“If there is one street you need to visit, it has to be the Royal Crescent. Georgian architecture in all its sweeping glory. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“Park on the east side of Bath with a lovely little cafe and great playground. Occasionally hosts the circus! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“My favourite park in Bath because a) it's right next to the flat and b) it's beautiful and off the tourist track. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Historic Site
“World famous, outstanding architecture, No1 Royal Crescent is a museum thats well worth a visit.”
  • 6 locals recommend