Prior Park Landscape Gardens - Bath

Prior Park Landscape Gardens - Bath
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Looking for: Parks & Gardens
Address: Prior Park Landscape Gardens
Ralph Allen Drive
Postcode: BA2 5AH
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Telephone: 01225 833422
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Attraction Information:
One of only four Palladian bridges of this design in the world can be crossed at Prior Park, which was created in the 18th century by local entrepreneur Ralph Allen, with advice from 'Capability' Brown and the poet Alexander Pope. The garden is set in a sweeping valley where visitors can enjoy magnificent views of Bath. Restoration of the 'Wilderness' has reinstated the Serpentine Lake, Cascade and Cabinet. A five-minute walk leads to the Bath Skyline, a six-mile circular route encompassing beautiful woodlands and meadows, an Iron Age hill fort, Roman settlements, 18th-century follies and spectacular views. Note: mansion not accessible. There are steep slopes, steps and uneven paths in the garden.