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Botanical Gardens at Victoria Park

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Address: Bath BA1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-477101
Description: Located on the north side of Bath's Victoria Park, these gardens were...
Located on the north side of Bath's Victoria Park, these gardens were constructed in 1887 and today displays a huge variety of plants spreading over nine acres of its scenic landscape.
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A different place each time

Each time you visit Bath, regularly or every so often, after 'retail therapy' or out for a quite Sunday walk, if you take in the botanical gardens at Victoria Park there will be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Each time you visit Bath, regularly or every so often, after 'retail therapy' or out for a quite Sunday walk, if you take in the botanical gardens at Victoria Park there will be something different to experience each time. The colours of leaves, various plants and flowers and the colony of squirrels, some of whom will feed out of your... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Full of green and flowers (I have been there in Spring :D), it is located next to Royal crescent. A bit "far" from city centre (25 min of walk), there is a little lake there, great to be with family or friends!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have never seen so many squirrels! This is not a paid attraction, it is however a lovely walk, especially if you are staying on the hill or by the priory, all the way down to the centre of bath,

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Part of Victoria parks attractions a beautiful garden to walk around, ideal to have peaceful work after or before a play in the park!

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Blackpool
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Tranquil, peaceful corner of Victoria Park. Oriental gardens, exotic flora & fauna make for an interesting sensory delight. Spent a happy lunchtime watching jays cavorting: that's better than viewing porn on your tablet, eh, boys..?!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My boys love this place form feeding the squirrels to playing hide and seek it s just a magical place. Great for picnics and not as busy as Victoria Park but call BathNES first and get permission. Great for lazy afternoons in the summer and refreshing walks in the winter.

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Exeter Devon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Spent a lovely few hours sitting in this beautiful well kept park, with a civilised cup of tea and slice of cake on the lawn, something very English about it. Bath is a special place, love it.

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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have just returned from a guided tour by one of the three full time gardeners. We were told how the park developed from the 19th century on. Most remarkable are the trees including those imported from America and the Himalayas following an enthusiastic collector's work. The Women's Institute (no less) have a little garden consisting of edible flowers apart... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As far as botanical gardens go I was not impressed. It was dull and very small. I have visited botanical gardens all around the world in different cities and this was the worst I have ever see.

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Wainwright
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The place to see on Vancouver island. A little pricey but worth every cent. You can go anytime. I actually go I love winter when it is lit by the lights. It features the 12 days of Christmas...Fantastic. It is one of the true wonders of B.C, if not Canada, Cann spend whole day. A must see no matter what!!!

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