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The Hidden Gardens of Bath


Sometimes the best things are hidden. That's certainly true of some of the beautiful gardens hidden behind Bath's private houses and hotels.

Behind the honey-coloured stone façades lie gems displaying innovative design, creative planting, hard work and passion. The gardens are diverse - large or small, formal or unstructured, edible or ornamental - each one reflecting the character of its creator.

The Hidden Gardens of Bath seeks not just to provide you with a visit, but with an experience. Each garden has a story to tell. As you journey through the gardens you will find yourself becoming part of the story – a vista to admire, a shaded arbour to sit under and dream, a bench to rest, a riot of colour to excite, a bubbling fountain to soothe – each feature can draw you into the garden’s story and allow your own to unfold. 

Enjoy a morning or afternoon tour, with cream tea or full afternoon tea included in the afternoon tours, or join a special guided tour from the Head Gardeners of The Bath Priory and the New American Garden at Claverton Manor. Bespoke tours can also be arranged. 

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