Parks and Gardens

Bath is a beautiful and historic city with a predominance of Georgian buildings and design. As well as its buildings and historic sites the city has some wonderful parks and gardens.

For visitors to the area, the citys parks and gardens are extremely worth visiting. Victoria Park, which opened in 1830 is the city’s biggest park at a size of 57 acres and during the course of the year, the park hosts three events for visitors including the Bath flower show, the International Music Festival and the children’s festival. Also a popular choice is Alice Park, a traditional park out towards the London Road which has a children’s play area, tennis courts and a café for those who feel in need of refreshments.

Sydney Gardens is the oldest park/garden in Bath City, its 12 acres were laid out and built in 1795. It is listed as Grade ll and at the end of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was a favorite haunt of the royal family. Henrietta park is in the centre of Bath and was created and dedicated to King George the fifth in 1930, for those who love a good mix of flowers and trees then this park is a must see. Also popular with visitors is The Parade Gardens, which are in the very centre of Bath by the River Avon, entrance to the Gardens is free to city residents however there is a small charge for visitors in the summer months.