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Alexandra Park

Shakespeare Ave., Bath BA2 1EE, England
44-1225-477101
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Ranked #15 of 91 attractions in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Owner description: Acquired by the city of Bath in 1896 and opened in 1902, this city park is located on top of Beechen Cliff and is a popular area for walking,... more » Owner description: Acquired by the city of Bath in 1896 and opened in 1902, this city park is located on top of Beechen Cliff and is a popular area for walking, picnicking and relaxing. « less
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Eschweiler, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very quiet up there, we had there an excellent morning run with view, only a few, but strenuous steps from the b&b

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

on a clear day it is well worth the trip for the fantastic view of the city.for photographers its a must visit spot.Beware though like almost everywhere else in bath its uphill.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Not everywhere you can find a spot from which you could see the whole of the city centre. Alexandra Park is one of these, high up on one of the hills of Bath, from there you can take the best photos of the city of Bath and environs. You can enter from Bear Flat or from Holloway.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I didn't know this park existed until recently - well worth a visit on a clear night or sunny day to look over Bath - very romantic !

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

very pleasant, clean and tidy with lovely flowers, peaceful , the weather was lovely and we enjoyed a relaxing time there

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Loads to do in this park, and beautifully kept, lovely to just even walk through. Lovely restaurant which overlooks the tennis courts and the park.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is the place if you want the best view of the city. Only downside is that it's a pain to get to.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of my favourite parts of my recent trip to Bath was just finding a bench in Alexandra Park and sitting down to read and enjoy the clear air and the beautiful view over Bath. Highly recommended, although the walk up is bit steep so perhaps not for everyone!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

the hike up was pretty steep but its a relatively short 15 minutes hike. the view from the top overlooking the city of Bath was nice. had some quiet quality and relaxing time reading and chilling up there for a bit.

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This public park, situated above the City, gives you a brilliant overview of the City and is worth visiting for that alone. Used by locals to watch the annual fireworks display, it's a pleasant leisure amenity that is great for a picnic on a warm Summer's day - and absolutely free.

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