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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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Beautiful Bath

The National Trust has done a fantastic and sympathetic job of restoring and reinstating the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter S
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Make this a priority when you are in Bath!

The Prior Park Landscape Gardens is magnificent. Ralph Allen's Palladian Mansion, overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim B
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The National Trust has done a fantastic and sympathetic job of restoring and reinstating the wonderful gardens with friendly staff and volunteers to help with information on the past and the progress of the restoration. A charming tea 'Shed' about halfway round offers a nice...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Prior Park Landscape Gardens is magnificent. Ralph Allen's Palladian Mansion, overlooking the spectacular Palladian Bridge, and stunning gardens is a must see! Note, there is NO parking available; there is handicap parking at the entrance.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was so impressed with this landscape garden that I joined the National Trust. Lovely walks with hills and valleys thought to be designed by the famous Capability Brown. Those with knee injuries may find this a bit challenging due to the hills. Staff are...More

Thank Bobbi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit and all I can say it's beautiful. Steep walk so not for everyone and when looking at its map the path that can talk wheel chairs is very small. Nothing much to do other than walk around and sit on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a stiff walk uphill so be prepared but well worth it when you get there. Pretty walk round, with great views and different perspective on Bath. In the summer you can sit and or picnic by the lake, see the huge carp swimming by....More

Thank MavisScoggins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can one thing, i really liked this place very much. You will enjoy it very much. It is a great place and i can say it is one of the must see in bath.

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice greeting from friendly staff, telling us what to expect. Having a walk around you come across marvellous views of Bath. When you get down to the lower levels the lake lets the park down a bit the water needs cleaning up a bit to...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful walk. Nice cafe stop should you want. You can do Bath Skyline walk from here I think. Would provide link but Tripadvsier does not allow, There is no parking outside and it is on a hill. This seems to have the advantage that it...More

Thank Plankton786
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the damper: The Park charge an obnoxious £7 ticket for entry. #nationaltrustproperty. Now the 'fairy tale' bit: The easy to read map, and the trails are just sooo cute and welcoming. And within 2 mins of walk you come across a world of awe-inspiring...More

Thank DoctorSKR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful landscaped gardens, though not for the plantsman. Also a steep climb to the best views. Must however visit the field behind the summerhouse for the panorama of Bath, well worth the climb. Toilets at both gates, refreshments at bottom end only. Only parking for...More

Thank Beccib21
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johnex2016
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
2 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
28 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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