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Alexandra Park

Shakespeare Ave., Bath BA2 1EE, England
44-1225-477101
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Ranked #14 of 92 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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Dubrovnik
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I've never been to any other parks that charges an entrance fee, and was surprised that this park did so, but was with friends so would have been embarrassed if we didn't enter. The gardens were pretty, but not huge or otherwise remarkable. The best bit was the views do the Poulyeney bridge, Abbey and river.

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Bath
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The view is definitely worth walking up the hill for. One of the best view of Bath is from Alexandra Park, just situated a few steps away from the train station.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you don't do regular cardio, save yourself the pain and pay for a tower trip at the abbey! But if you are on a budget and up for the challenge, you won't be disappointed!😍😍😍😍 the view and peaceful surroundings is definitely definitely worth the painful exhaustion of your legs and knees😅 must wear comfortable shoes!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Be prepared for a strenuous climb up steep steps. The views from the top are amazing and well worth it. Of course you could cheat and drive to the top.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

yes its a walk up a hill but its all over very quickly and you get a spectacular view - it really helps you enjoy the whole city a lot more to see it up there. It looks like a gorgeous toy town and the cresent looks fantastic. We took the stairs from behind the train station but you can... More

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Eschweiler, Germany
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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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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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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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