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Laid out 1933-34 on the site of 18th-and 19th-century pleasure gardens, this is a wonderful place to relax and people-watch.
As featured in 3 Days in Bath
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Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1EE, England
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+44 1225 477101
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This appears to be a public park, but you have to pay 2 pounds to enter. The gardens are lovely, and there's some excellent sculptures. A very nice place to enjoy lunch or a picnic. The views of the weir and bridge are great.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens but would just view from the road above. Have never before seen that you need to pay to enter a public garden! Needless to say, they were very quiet!

Thank DebzieJay
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was very beautiful by the river and a perfect place for a picnic. The flowers were all out and it had been beautifully tended.

Thank 58sparrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are a great place to relax or to view the Avon and Pulteney Bridge. There is an entrance fee to the gardens, it was only about 1 or 2 pounds a person.

Thank Delaney W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place in bath city centre, but as a non resident you have to pay to get in which put a dampener on our experience before getting in. Nice cafe and views of the river.

Thank markmansell72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a disabled gentleman who uses an electric wheel chair I was disappointed to find that I was unable to obtain any drinking water other than paying inflated prices for bottled water This is a poor introduction to the historic and beautiful city of Bath...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great gardens in middle of Bath with a bandstand and cafe. £2 entrance fee. Great view of the weir and the back of Pulteney Bridge. Plenty of grass for children to run

Thank Taylor113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I understand that parks need upkeep, however this is normally taken care of by the council using ratepayer money in order to provide amenities for residents and tourists who bring in money that creates jobs at shops, tourist attractions, etc. To be charged a fee...More

Thank private1_90732
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The gardens are well kept I guess it’s because it does cost 1.50 pound to enter. With your ticket you can enter and exit throughout the day if you want to. Be mindful if you need to use the toilet you have to pay, it’s...More

1  Thank Rosieholiday1234
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This Garden has a breath taking on the river and it has a beautiful wide range of tulips and flowers that are very spectacular.

1  Thank Wessam_maher
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robert h
November 28, 2015|
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Response from Sarah D |
It says it doesn’t allow dogs but there’s rarely anyone there to say you’re not allowed too. If you still don’t fancy risking it, there’s a walk way on the opposite side of the river which allows dogs.
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