Beautiful and intimate 18th century landscape garden created by Bath entrepreneur Ralph Allen with advice from poet Alexander Pope and Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. Sweeping valley with magnificent views over the city of Bath. Walk across the famous Palladian Bridge, one of four in the world. Explore the woodland paths. Discover what wildlife lives in the beautiful haven. Or just relax and admire the view. A wonderful walk and an ideal picnic spot.
National Trust members and Under 5’s Free.
Family ticket (A2+C2) £15.30.
Booking in advance for groups and guided walks.
Groups over 15, £5.00 per person.
1 Jan - 29 Jan: 10 - 5.30 (Sat, Sun)
1 Feb - 4 Nov: 10 - 5.30 (Mon - Sun)
10 Nov - 30 Dec: 10 - 5.30 (Sat, Sun)
4 Feb - 1 Apr: 11 - 5 (Sat, Sun)
6 Apr - 4 Nov: 11 - 5 (Mon - Sun)
10 Nov - 30 Dec: 11 - 5 (Sat, Sun)
Last admissions 1 hour before closing. Dogs allowed on a short lead all year. Closing dusk if earlier than 5:30. Tea kiosk also open school holidays, events and Bank Holidays.
|Opening (01/01/2013 - 30/12/2013)|
* See overview for opening times
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£6.00 per ticket|
|Child||£3.30 per ticket|
|Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)||£15.30 per ticket|
|National Trust members||Free|
Prices are inclusive of Gift Aid.
National Trust members and Under 5’s Free.|c
- In town/city centre
- Outdoor Attraction
- Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
- Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
Parking & Transport
- On Bus Route
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Picnic Site
- Approx length of visit - 1 - 1.5 hours
- Delta accepted
- Groups Accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Open by appointment outside normal opening times
- Special group rates
- Visa accepted
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on a short lead all year
- Open all year
- Tea / Coffee Shop
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards families
- Marketed towards senior citizens
Printed Material in Foreign Languages
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
Disabled parking only (please call to book spaces). Start out on Dorchester Street, Bath A3039. Turn left onto Broad Quay A367. At Churchill Bridge roundabout take the 1st exit onto Rossiter Road A36 (sign posted Warminster) A36. Keep right onto Prior Park Road A3062 (sign posted Combe Down) A3062.
No brown signs.
Public Transport Directions
First bus service 1 links Prior Park Garden with Bath City centre, on a 30 minute frequency on Monday to Sundays including Bank Holidays. City Sightseeing Skyline Tour every 30 minutes in summer, every hour in winter.