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Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT)

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Well worth a visit, and a superb tea hut.

We caught the number 2 bus from the bus station up to the garden - be warned, there is only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bayleywillow
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Stunning views

On a beautiful clear autumn day, this was the perfect place to visit. The walk from the city... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
farwriter
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London, 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Bayleywillow
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 6 days ago

What a great review. thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 6 days ago

That's lovely, thanks Natalie.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 6 days ago

Thanks for the very thorough review Andrew.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lots of history with landscaping that is lovely to sit and look at and a good walk also. tea shop is a good way to enjoy time in this beautiful setting, family of swans in the lake also.

Thank Jane T
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review Jane.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a walk up the hill to Prior park and then around the grounds. Excellent view of the city and scenery. Must do in Bath.

Thank andrew c
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Andrew!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are very tempted to get National Trust annual membership. Our visit to Prior Park is helping us to make our decision. We have a 3 and a half year old daughter. As you can imagine there is a lot of walking, but she managed...More

Thank Alex A
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Well done to your little girl and glad you had a great visit. One of the lakes is currently ahead of the project to repair the dams. We would love to see you again, thanks for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a super afternoon here away from the madness of the tourist crowds. Highly recommended for a beautiful afternoon.

Thank SoCaDa
HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great to hear, thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skyline tour takes you there and if you walk downhill picks you up at the bottom of the hill. Lovely gardens but quite a hard walk/

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HelenR3106, Public Relations Manager at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review Anne.

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johnex2016
February 17, 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
April 2, 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
December 28, 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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