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Royal Victoria Park

Marlborough Lane, Bath, BA1 2NQ

Type:Municipal Park

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Royal Victoria Park

About

Princess Victoria, the future queen, came to Bath in 1830, aged just eleven years old, to officially open Royal Victoria Park. Unfortunately, she was never to return.

During her visit, it is said that a resident of Bath made a disparaging comment on the thickness of her ankles. The observation was duly reported to the Princess, causing her to shun the city for the duration of her reign!

Just a short stroll from the city centre, the area is a beautiful expanse of green parkland, spanning 57 acres. Originally an arboretum, it is still home to beautiful botanic gardens and the Great Dell Aerial Walkway.

There are many attractions within the park, whatever your age. Gather your friends for a fun game of tennis or a round on the 18-hole mini golf course, or take the children to the expansive adventure playground. With climbing frames, zip lines and a skateboard area, it’s the perfect place to wear them out.

Head to The Urban Garden, a calm oasis where you can buy a range of stylish plants and gifts. They have a beautiful tropical glasshouse bursting with houseplants and also a kiosk selling delicious coffee, ice cream and cake. An ideal stop off on route from the Royal Crescent to the Botanical Gardens.

Victoria Park is there to be enjoyed year-round. In the spring you can feed the ducks before stopping for a coffee and a bite to eat at the Pavilion Café. In summer, enjoy a picnic in front of the curving Royal Crescent and watch the hot air balloons set up before taking to the skies.

Enjoy taking a brisk autumnal walk through the grounds to admire the trees in October and keep an eye out for the open-air ice rink that arrives in November, perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit.

Accessibility Information

Royal Victoria Park features a inclusive play unit designed for children using wheelchairs. The unit has two generous ramps which enable children to access an exciting off-ground play platform, without having to negotiate stairs or be lifted out of their wheelchairs or buggies.

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Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users - Inclusive play unit specially designed for children using wheelchairs.

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs-Accepted

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

Events

Sunday, 17th March 2024 - Sunday, 17th March 2024

Bath Half Marathon runners Bath Half Marathon 2024The Bath Half Marathon returns on Sunday 17 March 2024.
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Friday, 18th October 2024 - Saturday, 19th October 2024

Bath Oktoberfest 2024Bath Oktoberfest at Royal Victoria ParkThe UK's No.1 Oktoberfest experience arrives in Bath!
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Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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