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Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT)

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Address: Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 833977
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Description: A beautiful 18th-century landscape garden featuring the Palladian Bridge...
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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Artfully natural gardens - with THAT bridge

Prior Park perfectly exemplifies the paradoxical 18th century fashion for gardens to be carefully designed to appear natural and wild. The suggested route takes you to the grotto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Prior Park perfectly exemplifies the paradoxical 18th century fashion for gardens to be carefully designed to appear natural and wild. The suggested route takes you to the grotto, the cascade etc, none of which are much to write home about (eg there was no water in the 'cascade' when we visited). But the main attraction is the bowl-shaped meadow which... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Incredible views, beautiful woods and a general sense of tranquility: although the steepness of the park probably does limit access to the reasonably fit & mobile.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Chose a good day and take your own food a beautiful place. It's on the open top bus route and the national trust is well worth supporting.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Staff very very kind and friendly. Amazing views of main house, lakes and unique bridge. Gentle paths with a few steps and slopes but generally easy walking. Need an hour to enjoy it all. I will definitely visit again.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Having already seen how good the park looks in pictures, the real thing still blew me away. Definitely worth the journey up the hill and well worth the entrance fee on a sunny day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped off here from the bus tour, paid a small entrance fee, the persons may talk to you about becoming a national trust member which I think is a really good thing to do but just not applicable to us. You get a free map of the trail and bird and plant maps as well. washroom facilities are just... More 

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

See Bath as it was seen from the garden of 17th-century entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph Allen, the greatest view of a beautiful town. Allen created this park in order for all of us to take in a most beautiful vista, a lush garden with architectural follies with the town below. Worth your visit!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Beautiful gardens, lovely for an afternoon out. I probably wouldn't have paid the full price to go in, don't think it was worth the money as there isn't a whole lot there compared to our NT places but luckily we are National Trust members so didn't matter.

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Craiova, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The park is amazing! There is a entry fee but it`s worth it! The view is fantastic! You can have picnic and enjoy the view as Bath is a really beautiful town!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Take your walking shoes and include the skyline walk. It is nearly 6 miles and you will be pleased that you did it. This is a National Trust property and the Palladian bridge at the bottom of the hill is quite Beautiful. Take your camera.

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Address: Address: Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 833977
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath

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