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Address: Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-477101
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Laid out 1933-34 on the site of 18th-and 19th-century pleasure gardens,...

Laid out 1933-34 on the site of 18th-and 19th-century pleasure gardens, this is a wonderful place to relax and people-watch.

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Picturesque garden in central Bath

The Parade Gardens are a wonderful place for a takeaway (picnic for you Americans) lunch. We truly enjoy sitting on the bench facing Pulteney Bridge. What makes it all the more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ben S
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San Diego, California
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gardens themselves are superb. However, given that you have to pay for entrance, I did not expect to see a group of filthy down-and-outs sleeping it off on the picnic benches, surrounded by empty bottles, nor to be greeted by an admission clerk who was more interested in talking to his wife than in serving me, and who was... More 

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Hemet,Ca.USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has won every landscaping award and I can see why. in the heart of the historic district it is near the river and below Putney Bridge. So inspiring to spend a few hours relaxing and enjoying this exquisite place.

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Charlotte NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Gardens were near my B&B so I enjoyed their beauty every morning as I set out, and stopped many afternoons to enjoy the tea room food and soak up the sun. There's a small fee but the ticket-taker was very helpful and touted the quality of the tea room's lunches.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Parade Gardens are a wonderful place for a takeaway (picnic for you Americans) lunch. We truly enjoy sitting on the bench facing Pulteney Bridge. What makes it all the more pleasant is that the park isn't filled with tourists; so you can pretend, even if it's for just a little while, that you're one of the rich and privileged... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pretty little park in the centre of Bath, well kept and plenty of shade and places to sit. You do have to pay to get in (around £1.50 for adult ticket, 80p for student) but you can leave and enter the park when ever you want throughout the day, and this does mean that it is slightly less busy... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pleasant and relaxing afternoon stroll through the park. A beautiful garden in the centre of Bath with stunning views of the Pultney bridge. Would highly recommend a walk next to the river and you can even sit and relax in a deck chair if the weather is nice. Small charge to enter but totally worth it, a very... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like flowers, trees, river views, architecture, peace, ice creams, ducks, fish, statuary, the faintly macabre or just sunning yourself in a deckchair you will be happy here. We enjoy a picnic under the medlar trees, the children love to climb them, and sometimes you can find pine cones as big as a baby's head! There is a pet... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens though wouldn't have come there especially if it wasn't for the breath taking views of Pultney bridge. A bit annoying they charge entry fee for such a small space but guess they can afford to do so as that's the best way to get the best views of Pultney

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant gardens, plenty of seating to sit and watch the world go by including some deck chairs to relax. Cafe available with seating (outside). Near the river just down from the Pulteney Bridge. Small charge to enter.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thinking we had found the perfect place for our picnic we walked to the entrance to discover it would cost us £1.50 each to enter what is a small park! It can be easily viewed from above and while doing so we came across other tourists expressing their views on charging to sit in a small park. As some reviews... More 

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